April 14, 2009 11:12 ET

Media Advisory-WWF-Canada: Teams Climb 1,776 Stairs for the Planet

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 14, 2009) -

Attention News/Assignment/Photo Editors: Media Advisory & Photo Op

More than 2,000 individuals are coming together in teams of four to seven to compete in fundraising and speed to the top of the CN Tower! Many companies, like Canada Life and Indigo, have entered numerous teams to do their part to help fight climate change and to encourage team building among their employees. Other teams have entered as a great way to have fun with friends and support WWF-Canada's work fighting climate change.

Who: More than 2,000 individuals in teams of four to seven will climb
1,776 stairs of Canada's National Tower and help WWF-Canada fight
climate change.

Interviews can be arranged with climb participants and WWF-Canada

What: The 19th Annual Canada Life CN Tower Climb for WWF-Canada

Where: CN Tower (301 Front Street West, Toronto)

Media - please check in at the media table located just inside
the entrance of the CN Tower to arrange interviews and for access
to the Tower.

When: Thursday, April 16, 2009
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Ribbon Cutting 6:00 p.m.

Why: This is one of the few chances to climb the CN Tower. It is an
opportunity to challenge oneself and have fun with friends and
co-workers while supporting the conservation work of WWF-Canada.
It is expected that this year's climb will raise $1.2 million to
help fight climate change - the biggest environmental threat to
our planet.

For more information, please visit wwf.ca.

Contact Information

  • WWF-Canada
    Ashley Brasfield
    Coordinator, Communications
    (416)-489-4567 ext 7228 or Cell: (416) 999-8966