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Citytv Presents the Broadcast Special City Fights Cancer Friday, September 10


Citytv Presents the Broadcast Special City Fights Cancer Friday, September 10

(Toronto, September 8) Join Citytv on Friday, September 10 for an evening of programming dedicated to cancer awareness and fundraising with the Citytv original presentation of City Fights Cancer at 7pm (6pm CT) followed by Stand up to Cancer at 8pm (7pm CT).

In the touching Citytv special broadcast hosted by Gord Martineau, Citytv and the Canadian Cancer Society team up to raise public awareness and funds to fight cancer. City Fights Cancer will bring viewers inspirational stories of courage and strength from across the country, and give people watching at home a chance to get involved by donating to Canadian cancer research funded by the Canadian Cancer Society. Then, hear personal stories of hope and survival from CityNews anchor, Mark Dailey; CityNews reporter, Cynthia Mulligan; Juno-Award winning musician, Ronnie Hawkins; hockey legend, Paul Henderson; and Olympian Elizabeth Manley. Plus, a musical performance by the Canadian Tenors.

Viewers can donate to the Canadian Cancer Society throughout the special by phone (dial 1-866-839-7777), online at www.fightback.ca. Viewers can also text “FIGHT” to 30333 (Canada only) and a $5 donation will be added to your mobile bill. All proceeds will be dedicated to cancer research and finding a cure. Join the fight!

Stay tuned, following City Fights Cancer for the one-hour, commercial-free broadcast of Stand Up To Cancer at 8pm (7pm CT). For more information, visit www.citytv.com.

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. When you want to know more about cancer, visit our website www.cancer.ca or call our toll-free, bilingual Cancer Information Service at 1-888-939-3333.
Citytv™ television stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg offer viewers intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse television programming. A distinct alternative to other conventional television stations, Citytv engages its viewers with dynamic on-air personalities and delivers an entertaining mix of news, local-interactive formats such as: Breakfast Television and CityLine; as well as local Canadian and US acquired prime time entertainment programming. Citytv is a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For more information on Citytv stations and programming, visit Citytv.com.
Media Contact:
Stephanie Leslie, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3191, stephanie.leslie@rci.rogers.com
Veronica Logue, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3195, veronica.logue@rci.rogers.com
Alexa Giorgi, Canadian Cancer Society, Bilingual Communications Specialist, (416) 934-5681, agiorgi@cancer.ca

 


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