Canoë Inc.

Canoë Inc.

October 10, 2008 10:00 ET Confirms the Appointment of Cathy Fernandes to Sales Vice-President

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 10, 2008) - Canoe Inc., Canada's leading news and information portal (, announces today the recognition of Cathy Fernandes role as Sales Vice-President.

"Cathy's appreciation of the needs of advertisers and insights into the opportunities in today's competitive online environment are among the great strengths she has demonstrated since joining last year," said Patrick Lauzon, Executive Vice-President of "Her knowledge and experience are a rare combination that helps to deliver even greater value for our advertising partners."

Bringing more than 14 years of experience in sales and marketing management in both traditional and online media environments, Ms. Fernandes will be in charge of's Canadian sales force. Prior to joining the sales team as its Director in 2007, she was the Associate Publisher, Sales for Marketing Magazine where she built strong relationships with senior marketers across the country. Her earlier experience included the creation and management of Media People, an organization that managed media sales for a roster of independently owned publications.

Ms. Fernandes will be based in Toronto and will lead the sales teams in both Montreal and Toronto.

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A subsidiary of Quebecor Media, is a leading local and national interactive media provider of news, entertainment and services, helping to inform and connect Canadians. The Canoe Network attracts over 7.7 million monthly visitors and includes, top information verticals like Cnews, Slam!, Jam! and Lifewise, as well as the Sun Media newspaper sites. also offers online services in the fields of employment and continuing education (, housing (, automobiles ( and ASL Internet), personals (, social networks (, classified ads ( and advertising solutions (

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