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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 26, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba Thats Life BRANDON June A Canada Day TV heavy on future BY JOHN MCKAY Canadian Press TORONTO Despite some con fusion created by the moving of the annual Canada Day evening telecast from Parliament Hill to Charlottetown this its business as usual for Ottawas traditional noonhour says CBC producer Michael Thats been unfortunate for a lot of says who says there has always been two live TV events from the Hill each July He says only one has been shifted to Prince Edward Island an unofficial and informal nighttime event that focus es on Lewis and his crew are proceeding with the protocolheavy official event at noon which is a collaboration between the CBC and Heritage So for the countrys 135th birthday Adrienne escorted by RCMP riders in ceremonial red will still arrive in open There will be an appearance by Prime Minister Jean Chretien and other digni an artillery salute and the Snowbirds soaring over the crowd gath ered beneath the Peace the Snowbirds have been con tacted and will do a says recalling that last year the famed Canadian Forces acrobatic team had been grounded following a performance They were replaced by four Hornets from 3 Wing at While the National Capital Commission will go ahead with an evening event on the Hill replete with fireworks broadcast coverage has been shifted to the Charlottetown waterfront as a result of security issues in This weeks gathering of antiglobal ization protesters meant that the Hills grounds would not be available early enough for rehearsals or for technicians to set up the complex sound and lighting arrangements for both live I was not involved in the decision to pull the night show out of Lewis But I did contribute what I felt I needed for my rehearsal The 90minute special will again be anchored by Peter Mansbridge and Allison Smith and will air on Newsworld and The theme will be 50 years of Canadian honouring the anniversary for Canadian born governors the Stratford the National Ballet of the Queens Each of the five decades will be repre sented by a relevant artist of the era The CANADIAN PRESS Upandcomer Gabrielle seen in this undated handout will represent the stars of the future in the Noon Canada Day Special CBC broadcast from Parliament Founders Hall in Charlottetown is shown in this undated handout CBCs broadcast coverage has been shifted to the Charlottetown water front as a result of security issues in Four Buffy Nanette Offenbach and rapper The stars of the future will be represented by upandcomer Gabrielle Also celebrating their 50th anniver sary are members of the folk group the who will lead the crowd in their signature number This Land Is Your And we have a little moment of and well introduce some sports figures from the past 50 says Hosts for the show will include astro naut Marc Garneau and ballerina Veronica Monday night from the Charlottetown waterfronts Festival of Lights Juno Awardwinning singersongwriter Rufiis Wainwright will lead a cast of entertainers for a national ly telecast hour of The lineup will also include Murray Jimmy the Ennis Sisters and the Muhtadi World plus fire works and a mystery guest posing as Sir John The show will also switch briefly to the Hills and to activities in Victoria and It will also be preceded by a onehour CBCTV spe cial looking back at highlights of past Canada Day On there will be two specials of recycled material the 2002 Junos Concert 90 minutes of highlights from the recent telecast from Newfoundland and Made in an encore presentation of the 2001 Gemini winning documentary about children adopted from China and living in British Quebec and Global TV offers a delayed telecast of the May 28 tribute gala in which the 2002 inductees into Canadas Walk of Fame were feted at Torontos Princess of Wales Hosted by skaters Kurt Browning and Catriona Le May the twohour special includes performances by Bruce Paul Anka and SPECIALTY CHANNRS The WarmUp Show Comedy Some repeats appropriate to the day include Sean TWeedley and his visit to Ottawa to present a list ofdtizens demands to Prime Minister Jean Comic Jeremy Hotz also takes aim at Canadian cul ture with his special Only in The Canadians History Drawing from its original biography History plans a day of allCanadian including Olympian Bobbie actor Jay Tonto cosmetics queen Elizabeth strongman Louis Cyr and mariner Joshua Celebrating Canada Day National Geographic A full day of program ming includes the world broadcast premiere of Simon and the Spirit an hourlong documentary chronicling Simon Jacksons efforts to save symbolic or spirit Its a Free Country A 24hour marathon of Canadian movies including Bruce McDonalds Dance Me Outside and Atom Egoyans shorts from the Canadian Film Centre and the Ontario Media Development Parties and birthdays Treehouse The preschoolers channel devotes an entire day to parties and including themed episodes of Ants in Your Wee Ni Nis Treehouse and Blues Canada Day marathon A day long showcase of Canadas top country artists with backtoback videos and Included are Carolyn Dawn Great Big Paul Shania Leahy and Terri The Great Canadian Weekend From Friday to Monday ifll be nonstop allCanadian The highlight will be a tribute to animator Frederick Back The Mighty The Man Who Planted All Illusion and Canadian Summer CTV Six hours of features on Canadian plus visits to the Jasper and AllCanadian Critters Marathon Discovery Six hours of documen taries on beavers and even sharks of the Great White Canada eh ESPN Classic Twelve hours of the greatest moments in Canadian sports Canadas coolest Canucks MTV A day of programming that cele brates the likes of Sum Nelly Furtado and Alanis Outstanding Canadians Biography Recipients of the Order of Canada are saluted with a weekend of Breakfast Special 2 choice of bacon or Texas toast and NOW PLAYING Cam 9 points on yew Northern Uqhte Club Curt ong Ant UR thmigt Bdngun back BRANDON Featuring our GRAND PRIZE A Golf weekend at Clear Lake Includes 2 nights at Elkhorn Resort Conference Centre 2 rounds of golf at Clear Lake Golf Course Plus an 11 piece Golf Club Set This Weeks Winner Al Brandon MB Heres How To Look for the advertisers in todays Brandon Sun with the Golf Scramble border and Golf flag In their Simply clip out the ads of those advertisers and place them all In an envelope along with your name address and phone Then mail or drop off your envelope to Golf Scramble Brandon 501 Rosser All entries received prior to 4 Monday will be eligible for the previous weeks draw for an 1 1 piece set of Golf All entries received will be eligible for the Grand Prize Draw to be made August Entries must Include your address and phone number with a copy of all of the participating advertisers Allowances will be made for ads placed back to Photocopies will not be Each entry must be In a separate Entrants must be 18 years of age or Grand Prize must be accepted as No cash value will be Anyone may enter except employees of the Brandon Sun and their immediate Our Participating Businesses Are Canadian Tire Building Supply Advantage Hyundai Westoba Credit Union The Brick Smittys Restaurants ;