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May 31, 2005
Media Advisory: Maple Leafs, Province join ‘Get Your Move On’ walk
  
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment and the Province of Ontario will boost
Toronto’s Get Your Move On, Making Physical Activity a Toronto Thing campaign
on Wednesday. MLSE President and CEO Richard Peddie and Tourism and Recreation
Minister Jim Bradley will join Councillor Olivia Chow to lead commuters in a
walk up Bay Street from the Air Canada Centre to City Hall.

Toronto Maple Leafs alumni Darryl Sittler and Wendel Clark, the Leafs’ and
Raptors’ mascots and representatives from the province, the City of Toronto and
the volunteer sector will also take part in the walk. The event kicks off
Walking Wheeling Wednesday, part of Bike Week activities.

Speakers:
Richard Peddie, President and CEO, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
Councillor Olivia Chow, Ward 20, Trinity Spadina
Tourism and Recreation Minister Jim Bradley
Ann Swarbrick, President and CEO, Toronto Community Foundation

Date: Wednesday, June 1
Time: 8 a.m - News Conference
8:30 a.m. - Walk begins from Air Canada Centre to Union Station then up Bay
Street to City Hall
Location: Air Canada Centre’s Galleria, 40 Bay St., Outside of Gate One

Media contacts:
Bev Gibson, Toronto Public Health, (416) 338-7875;
Rajani Kamath, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, (416) 815-5790



 

 

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