George Stroumboulopoulos, along with Ben Mulroney and Cheryl Hickey, announced Canada's "Canada for Haiti" network collabrated fundraising event to be held and televised Friday January 22!! Canadian networks CBC, CTV, and Global are joining forces to bring you a star studded Telethon supporting Haitian relief efforts. Broadcast on all Canadian networks and video streamed online. The Canadian Fundraiser will include Canadian musicians as The Tragically Hip, The Bare Naked Ladies, Nellie Furtado, Céline Dion, Sarah McLachlan, just to name a few! Canadian actors, sports greats, directors and television personalities will also be appearing in support of this charitable event. Rick Mercer, Ryan Renolds, Norman Jewison, Wayne Gretzky, and even Pamela Anderson are just some of the stars you will hear from tomorrow night. This Canadian Telethon preceeds George Clooney's American Telethon also being held tomorrow night!
Donations accepted during the broadcast will go towards a coalition of Canadian NGOs, including Canadian Red Cross Society, Care Canada, Free the Children, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam Quebec, Plan Canada, Save the Children Canada, UNICEF Canada and World Vision Canada.
Plan to watch, plan to donate! "Canada for Haiti" Friday Night at 7:00 Eastern and 9:00 Central on CBC, CTV, and Global stations!