April 16, 2012 14:30 ET

Media Advisory: WWF's 22nd Annual Canada Life CN Tower Team Challenge, Thursday, April 19

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 16, 2012) - Who wants to climb 1,776 steps for the best view in Toronto? Some of Canada's business leaders, along with groups from across Canada, that's who.

WWF's 22nd Annual Canada Life CN Tower Climb is an iconic Toronto event that sees Canadians climb the CN Tower and fundraise for WWF's critical conservation work.

This year the Climb has attracted some superstar athletes like Joe Eppele, Toronto Argonaut, and creative climbers like Larry Duong who recorded his own CN Tower Climb promotional video (http://bit.ly/HMyGiI).

Please note that all media will be required to sign waiver forms in order to ascend the tower by elevator. Forms will be available at the media desk in the base of the tower.

Where CN Tower
When Thursday, April 19, 2012
Time 5 p.m. Media desk opens
WWF spokespeople and climbers available for interview
5:55 - 6 p.m. Ribbon cutting ceremony
In front of South entrance to base of CN Tower
6 - 8 p.m. Climb takes place
WWF spokespeople and climbers available for interview
Who • Gerald Butts, President and CEO, WWF Canada
• Joe Eppele, Offensive Lineman for the Toronto Argonauts
• Larry Duong, YouTube sensation with team Shred-it Don't Sweat it!

About WWF

WWF is creating solutions to the most serious conservation challenges facing our planet, helping people thrive with nature. www.wwf.ca

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