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March 23, 2013 10:00 ET

Media Advisory: WWF Celebrates Earth Hour in Vancouver with Students at UBC

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 23, 2013) - To celebrate the sixth anniversary of Earth Hour, WWF-Canada and a University of British Columbia (UBC) student group, Common Energy, will host an open-mic night on Saturday, March 23.

The event will take place at UBC's Buchanan Building and will feature live acoustic music, inspirational speakers, improv sketches and spoken word.

Event co-host, Common Energy, is represented by UBC student and Earth Hour Team Captain, Connie Chen. She is one of seven environmental champions from all over Canada recognized by WWF for their commitment to community-based environmental initiatives.

Earth Hour brings together people of all ages and backgrounds, from around the world to sound a clear call-to-action for our most pressing global challenge: climate change.

WHAT: WWF and Common Energy host Earth Hour celebration at UBC
WHO: Connie Chen, Earth Hour Team Captain, and Samantha Davis, Common Energy Co-Coordinator
Carolyn Dawe, Youth Engagement Office, WWF
James Casey, Community Conservation Analyst, WWF
Mike Lidin, Branch Manager, University Marketplace Branch, BMO Bank of Montreal
WHEN: Saturday, March 23, 2013
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Lights out for Earth Hour at 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Buchanan Building - Block D (UBC)
1866 Main Mall V6T 1Z1
Vancouver, B.C.
http://ow.ly/iSAxy

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About WWF's Earth Hour

Join hundreds of millions of people worldwide and switch off your lights on Saturday, March 23 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Visit www.wwf.ca/earthhour to join the movement.

WWF's Earth Hour is an opportunity for individuals, businesses and communities around the globe to unite in a powerful call to action of hope for a better, healthier planet. In Canada, BMO Financial Group and the Toronto Star are the national sponsors, Ontario Power Authority is a regional sponsor and Staples Canada is the education sponsor. As sponsors for WWF's Earth Hour, BMO Financial Group, Toronto Star, Ontario Power Authority and Staples Canada will harness their incredible ability to engage employees and reach customers in spreading our message and encouraging individual action.

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