CTV Celebrates Empowerment with Star-Filled Broadcast of WE DAY TORONTO 2017, November 25

— November 14, 2017

– Kelly Clarkson hosts and performs along with Hedley, Sabrina Carpenter, and Shawn Hook with Vanessa Hudgens –
– Speakers include HRH Prince Harry, Gaten Matarazzo, and Sofia Carson –
– Full special available on CTV.ca immediately following the broadcast –

“We Day Toronto didn't hold back on the activism, star-filled appearances, and vibrant performances…” Huffington Post

Toronto (Nov. 14, 2017) – The time for change has come, and CTV is celebrating with a special premiere of WE DAY 2017, Saturday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV Go, and 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV2. The one-hour, high-energy special highlights the most inspiring moments from the 10th annual WE Day event in Toronto this past September, which brought more than 20,000 students and educators from across Ontario together to celebrate the contributions of young people, and to kick-start another year of positive global change. WE DAY 2017 encores Monday, Dec. 18 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on MTV. GRAMMY® Award-winner Kelly Clarkson hosts and performs in the star-studded special, with additional performances by Hedley, Sabrina Carpenter, and Shawn Hook with Vanessa Hudgens. HRH Prince Harry delivers an uplifting message after surprising the WE Day Toronto crowd, along with inspirational messages from Gaten Matarazzo, Jacob Tremblay, and Sofia Carson. Additional celebrity appearances include Andre DeGrasse, Lilly Singh, and Rick Hansen. “CTV is proud to once again join forces with WE to empower and amplify the voices of Canadian youth who are creating positive change both locally and globally,” said Nanci MacLean, Vice-President and Head, Bell Media Studios. “WE DAY 2017 brings energetic performances from some of today’s hottest performers, and couples it with uplifting speeches and positive messages inspiring the whole family.” “We’re delighted to partner with CTV to bring WE Day to families across Canada, and to inspire them to make an impact in their local and global communities,” said WE co-founder, Craig Kielburger. “By pairing thought-provoking speakers and amazing performers with everyday Canadians who are demonstrating that doing good is doable, WE Day empowers the young change-makers of Generation WE, to share an important message of unity, leading to meaningful conversations about some of the world’s most pressing issues.” Viewers can visit CTV.ca/WE-Day for exclusive content featuring some of the best moments from WE Day Toronto 2017, which took place at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre on Sept. 28, 2017. Sponsors for the WE DAY TORONTO 2017 broadcast are WE Day National Co-Title Sponsors, RBC and TELUS, and supporters Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, and Microsoft. WE DAY 2017 is a Bell Media Studios production. John Kampilis is Executive Producer. Steve Jarman and Ken Katigbak are Senior Producers. Leah Borkwood is Director of Production, Bell Media Studios. Nanci MacLean is Vice-President and Head, Bell Media Studios. Mike Cosentino is President, Content and Programming. Randy Lennox is President, Bell Media.

About CTV
CTV is Canada’s #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada’s most-watched television network for the past 16 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network’s website at CTV.ca.

About WE
WE Day is part of WE, a family of organizations making doing good, doable. WE is made up of WE Charity, empowering domestic and international change, ME to WE, a social enterprise that creates socially conscious products and experiences to help support the charity, and WE Day, filling stadiums around the world with the greatest celebration of social good. WE enables youth and families to better the world – supporting 7,200+ local and global causes by volunteering millions of hours of service, shopping daily with an impact, and raising millions of dollars that directly benefit their local communities and the world. Globally, WE’s teams in Asia, Africa, and Latin America have provided more than 1 million people with clean water, built 1,000 schools and schoolrooms overseas, and empowered more than 200,000 children with access to education. WE was founded more than 20 years ago by social entrepreneurs, brothers Craig and Marc Kielburger. Join the movement today at WE.org.


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