Canadian Toy Testing Council

Canadian Toy Testing Council

November 07, 2005 13:34 ET

Interview Opportunity/The Canadian Toy Testing Council, Leading Authority on Toys in Canada, Announces the Top Toys of the Year, November 14, 2005

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 7, 2005) - The Canadian Toy Testing Council (CTTC), is presenting the top toys of the year on Monday, November 14, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. in the Laurier Room at the Chateau Laurier Hotel, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa.

The CTTC is a non-profit organization with over 50 years' experience of learning through play. The CTTC is dedicated to testing toys and providing families with the information necessary to make informed purchasing choices. "Many of this year's top toys reflect a wonderful harmony with technology and fundamental characterisitcs of a great toy", says Leigh Poirier, CTTC Executive Director.

Over 1,000 of the Council's toy experts - children - enjoy the power of play as they test all year round in their homes. The Council's specially trained volunteer families test and rate toys for safety, design, function, battery consumption, durability, ease of assembly and most importantly, play value.

The 2006 TOY REPORT, plus this year's CTTC Great Books for Children, will be made available on the CTTC's website at as of November 14, 2005 at 10:30 a.m.

The testers will announce the CTTC/ENERGIZER BATTERY-OPERATED TOY OF THE YEAR, the CHILDREN'S CHOICE AND BEST BET AWARDS as well as the GREAT BOOKS for children at this year's National Media Conference.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Toy Testing Council
    Leigh A. Poirier
    Executive Director
    (613) 228-3155