Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 11, 2009
The remaining six designers of Project Runway Canada Season 2 were challenged to create an artistic evening gown using many variations of a single innovative product - Post-it® Notes. The designers were paired with women affected by breast cancer, who modeled the creations that are now up for auction to raise money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Guided by the truly amazing stories from their models, including words of inspiration (Positive, Persevere, Faith, Determination, Faith, Beauty) the designers put their creative caps on creating one-of-a-kind Post-it® Note artistic gowns.
The gowns made by Project Runway Canada's top six designers are up for auction on http://www.auctionwire.com/runway. Bidding starts at $100.00, with the opportunity to buy a dress for $10,000.00 in advance of the auction end date.
Make sure to register to bid today and place your high bid early as this auction will end on March 17, 2009 at 12:00 noon EST.
To see the dresses up for auction and to hear the models' inspirational stories, please visit http://www.auctionwire.com/runway.
One hundred per cent of the proceeds raised from the Project Runway Canada Season 2 charity auction will go directly to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, a charity near and dear to Project Runway Canada, the designers and Post-it® Brand from 3M.
Project Runway Canada airs Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Global. Please visit http://www.GlobalTV.com for more program information.
About Canwest Originals:
Canwest is the proud home of the most diverse slate of Canadian Original programs across the Dramatic, Lifestyle and Entertainment genres. As a steadfast supporter of the Canadian production community, Canwest is dedicated to bringing the best of the country to audiences nationwide - including award winning shows such as; Project Runway Canada, 'da Kink In My Hair, The Guard, Sarah's House, Holmes on Homes, Restaurant Makeover, Billable Hours, Kenny vs. Spenny, and the nation's number one entertainment newsmagazine Entertainment Tonight Canada.
Global Television is a Canwest Broadcasting network.
About Canwest Broadcasting:
Canwest Broadcasting operates two conventional television networks, Global Television and E!, and eighteen of the country's most popular specialty channels, including HGTV, Mystery TV, National Geographic Channel, Showcase, Slice™ and TVtropolis. Canwest Broadcasting is a division of Canwest Media Inc.
About Canwest Media Inc.:
Canwest Media Inc is a subsidiary of Canwest Global Communications Corp. (http://www.canwest.com; TSX: CGS and CGS.A). An international media company, Canwest is Canada's largest publisher of paid English language daily newspapers and owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in conventional television, out-of-home advertising, specialty cable channels, web sites and radio stations in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, Indonesia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.
About Insight Production Company Ltd:
Insight Production Company Ltd., headed by John Brunton & Barbara Bowlby has become an industry leader in the creative development, financing and production of highly rated television programs in every genre. Since 1979, Insight has created thousands of hours of groundbreaking television that continues to be broadcast over major networks worldwide and its reputation for quality has been recognized by numerous international awards and multiple Gemini's. Recent hits include Canadian Idol, Canada's homegrown version of the hugely successful international format, now in its sixth season; Are You Smarter Than a Canadian 5th Grader?, an exciting game show that takes adults back to the 'classroom'; Award-winning Project Runway Canada, hosted by International Supermodel Iman; and Deal or No Deal Canada, the hit primetime game show, starring Howie Mandel, which delivered to Global Television Network its highest ratings of all time for a Canadian program. For further information, visit http://www.insighttv.com
About FremantleMedia Enterprises & FremantleMedia:
FremantleMedia Enterprises is the brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing, Distribution and Home Entertainment. It is a division of FremantleMedia, one of the largest international creators and producers of entertainment brands in the world with leading prime time drama, serial drama, entertainment and factual entertainment programming in over 40 countries worldwide. FremantleMedia is a subsidiary of RTL Group, Europe's largest television and radio broadcast company, which is 90% owned by Bertelsmann AG, an integrated media and entertainment company that commands leading positions in the world's media markets. For further information, visit http://www.fremantlemedia.com.
Auctionwire is a full service auction production agency working with Fortune 500 companies, media, entertainment, foundations, ad agencies and non-profit organizations to produce online and live auctions. Auctionwire has been responsible for producing and managing some of the world's most exciting auctions including Singapore Airlines First to Fly A380, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Barry Bonds 715 Home Run Ball, the UGG® Australia Canada auction and many others. Auctionwire powers a variety of auction websites for celebrities, radio stations, bands, and corporations through the Auctionwire Platform. Visit http://www.auctionwire.com to learn more.
About the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation:
Established in 1986, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is the leading national volunteer-based organization in Canada dedicated to creating a future without breast cancer. The Foundation works collaboratively to fund, support and advocate for: relevant and innovative research, meaningful education and awareness programs, early diagnosis and effective treatment, and a positive quality of life for those living with breast cancer.
To learn more about the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and breast health, please visit http://www.cbcf.org.
About 3M Canada:
Established in 1951, 3M Canada Company was one of the first international subsidiaries opened by 3M and remains one of the largest. 3M Canada's head office and original manufacturing site is in London, Ontario where approximately 50 per cent of the company's 1,800 employees work. Other Ontario plants are located in Toronto, Brockville, and Perth with one in Morden, Manitoba. 3M has sales offices in major cities nationwide and a national service network to support customers.A recognized leader in research and development, 3M produces thousands of innovative products for dozens of diverse markets. 3M's core strength is applying its more than 40 distinct technology platforms - often in combination - to a wide array of customer needs.
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