CTV News Montreal Delivers Special Live Coverage of Jean Béliveau’s Funeral with FAREWELL TO A LEGEND, Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. on CTV

— December 9, 2014

To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1346KD4   MONTREAL (December 9, 2014) – As Canadians in Québec and across the country unite in celebration of the life of legendary hockey player Jean Béliveau, CTV Montreal and CTV News Channel pay special tribute to the former Montreal Canadiens captain with live coverage of his funeral. FAREWELL TO A LEGEND airs tomorrow (Wednesday, Dec. 10) beginning at 1 p.m. ET, immediately following CTV NEWS AT NOON. Helmed by Anchors Mutsumi Takahashi and Paul Karwatsky, along with Sports Anchor and Reporter Randy Tieman and Sports Announcer Brian Wilde, the special delivers live coverage of Béliveau’s funeral ceremony at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral in Montréal. Paying homage to one of Canada’s greatest hockey players, FAREWELL TO A LEGEND provides an up-close look at the funeral proceedings, along with comprehensive insight and storytelling about the late Béliveau through interviews with friends and teammates of the hockey legend, along with commentary and tributes from assembled dignitaries in attendance at the funeral service.  


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