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August 22, 2007 14:00 ET

Molson and Stratford Mayor Celebrate Opening of John Molson Arena

Attention: NEWS DIRECTOR / PHOTO DESK

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 22, 2007) - Today, Molson and Mayor Dan Mathieson celebrate the opening of the John Molson Arena at the Stratford Rotary Complex.

The official opening includes an announcement from Mayor Mathieson and Rick Tousaw of Molson beginning at 6:00 pm followed by a VIP reception and free public skate from

7:00 - 9:00 pm.

"The Stratford Rotary Complex and opening of the John Molson Arena reflects the continuing growth and innovation of the city," said Mayor Mathieson. "Molson's contribution to our new complex will help us meet the recreational needs of Stratford residents and work toward promoting healthy, active living in the community."

Through this multi-year sponsorship, which is part of the Molson Donations Fund, Molson has acquired naming rights for one of the two arenas within the $21-million complex.

"We support many grassroots initiatives and appreciate the importance of facilities like the Rotary Complex within the community," said Tousaw, Area Vice President, Molson. "We're very proud to play a role in such an integral part of Stratford's sports and social hub."

About Molson

With roots dating back to 1786 and a time-honoured tradition of brewing quality beers, Molson is proud to be the nation's preferred brewer. The Company proudly offers the most popular brands in Canada with an award-winning brand portfolio which includes Molson Canadian, Coors Light, Molson Export, Molson Dry and Rickard's. Molson Canada also partners with other leading brewers to offer such global brands as Heineken, Corona, Miller Genuine Draft, Foster's Lager and Tiger. Molson employs 3,000 Canadians, operates six breweries, including the boutique brewery Creemore, and invests in communities from coast-to-coast through its various charitable initiatives and sports and entertainment sponsorships. Molson Canada is part of the Molson Coors Brewing Company.

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