Sears Canada is our overall Title Sponsor, and is proud to present the Sears National Kids Cancer Ride. Sears Canada is committed to assisting children with cancer as a major part of its overall focus on supporting children’s charities. Sears Canada’s alliance with the Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation will help raise awareness, funds and support for children with cancer and their families across Canada. Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network of 196 corporate stores, 179 dealer stores, 61 home improvement showrooms, over 1,800 catalogue merchandise pick-up locations, 106 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide home maintenance, repair, and installation network. The Company also publishes Canada’s most extensive general merchandise catalogue and offers shopping online at www.sears.ca
Platinum / Gold Level Sponsors
Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, has more than 23,000 employees and provides advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 100 countries. Marsh Canada Limited has more than 1,100 colleagues in 13 cities across Canada. Marsh is a unit of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC), a global professional services firm with approximately 52,000 employees and annual revenue exceeding $11 billion. MMC also is the parent company of Guy Carpenter, the risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, the provider of HR and related financial advice and services; Oliver Wyman, the management consultancy; and Kroll, the risk consulting firm. MMC’s stock (ticker symbol: MMC) is listed on the New York, Chicago, and London stock exchanges. MMC’s Web Site is www.mmc.com
Marsh will be providing financial support as well as insurance brokerage and other risk management services for the Sears National Kids Cancer Ride. Visit us online: www.mmc.com
SLH Transport is in the people business. People that have freight to move. People that move the freight. It’s a simple concept and one that the SLH team pride themselves on doing to their customer’s complete satisfaction. With facilities in key centres across Canada they have expanded operations to provide truckload and logistics services for their customers throughout Canada and the United States.
SLH Transport has generously provided trucking and transportation services for the Sears National Kids Cancer Ride. Online at www.slh.ca
Cadillac Fairview is one of North America’s largest investors, owners and managers of commercial real estate. For more than 50 years, Cadillac Fairview has been leading the way in commercial real estate with innovative design, development and management. (taken from cadillacfairview.com)
Metro Supply Chain Group has graciously donated extensive storage facilitiies to contain all the equipment used at our events. Online at www.metroscg.com
Our legacy in pre-press and printing, ISO certification, as well as an award for being one of Canada’s fastest growing companies attests to our commitment to our customers – we’re serious about printing!
PointOne’s climate controlled pressroom boasts six late model presses including a Rotoman web press printing 60,000 sheets per hour, 2 perfector presses and 6 and 7 colour presses with in-line aqueous coating.
PointOne’s 70,000 square foot building also houses a state-of-the-art prepress department & full bindery.
PointOne is also proud of its commitment to sustainable forests. A key part of PointOne’s commitment to sustainable forests involves offering paper products that are manufactured with wood fibers from certified well-managed and sustainable forests. PointOne also holds FSC® chain-of-custody certification. (SW-COC-002325) The FSC logo identifies products that contain wood from responsibly managed forests independently certified in accordance with the rules of the Forest Stewardship Council®.
Online at www.point-one.com
Metro is Canada’s most read national daily newspaper brand and the first national daily to publish in both official languages.
Metro is available in print, online and mobile in Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, London, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. In addition, Metro is available online and on mobile devices in Hamilton, Kitchener, Windsor and Victoria.
Metro targets YAMs (youthful, active, metropolitans) through traditional newsprint, online and mobile platforms as well as through proprietary iPhone, iPad and Android apps. Metro brings relevant daily updates and unique global inspiration at the right time and in the right format to enhance the YAMs quality of life.
Metro Canada reaches a massive audience, including:
1.5 million readers daily and 3.4 million readers over the course of a week
150,109 monthly unique visitors and over 3.4 million monthly pages views
1.1 million monthly unique visitors and over 3.5 million monthly pages views from coast-to-coast
Metro started in 1995 in Sweden and is the largest sharer of free news and the largest international newspaper in the world. More than 67 Metro editions are published in 22 countries and 200+ major cities across Europe, North & South America and Asia. Metro has a unique global reach – attracting a youthful, active metropolitan audience of over 17 million daily readers and more than 37 million weekly readers.
For over 25 years, Louis Garneau has been producing and patenting the leading apparel, helmets, shoes, accessories, and bikes for cycling and triathlon. Garneau’s technical products push the limits of excellence and performance. With distribution in over 40 countries, Louis Garneau is a leader in the industry.
Louis Garneau continues to support the cycling community via many causes like cancer with this sponsorship with Coast to Coast event. Louis Garneau is proud to be the official custom cycling apparel sponsor of all the events.
For more information, please visit www.louisgarneau.com.
Canadream is one of the largest Recreational Vehicle ("RV") Rental Companies in Canada, catering to the needs of both an International and local clientele who want to realize their dream of experiencing, up-close and personal, Canada’s vast unspoiled natural landscape and its magnificent Natural Park system in the comfort of a motor home or the economy and convenience of a "Camper".
Canadream has generously offered the use of Recreational Vehicles to assist in the logistical requirements of the Sears National Kids Cancer Ride. Visit us at: www.canadream.com
LG Electronics continues to pursue its 21st century vision of becoming a worldwide leader in digital—ensuring customer satisfaction through innovative products and superior service while aiming to rank among the world’s top three electronics, information, and telecommunications firms by 2010. (taken from lg.com)
Mill Street Brewery is proud to support "Ride for the Cure" in 2010.
At Mill Street Brewery, we brew with the finest ingredients in small batches, yielding lagers and ales of
exceptional quality and taste….and that’s no easy feat! Our dedication to our craft and passion for pushing
the envelope has earned us some serious accolades since we officially opened in December 2002.
We were honoured to be named "Canadian Brewery of the Year" three years running at the Canadian
Brewing Awards (2007-2009), as well as five-time pick for “Best Microbrewery in the GTA” at the G
olden Tap Awards (2004-2008).! And to top it all off, our Belgian Wit was awarded a Bronze medal
at the prestigious 2008 World Beer Cup held in San Diego.
Sun Life Financial is delighted to lend our support to the Sears National Kids Cancer Ride. We are a leading Canadian-based international financial services company, offering a diverse range of insurance and investment products that meet the needs and goals of our customers. We are committed to helping our customers achieve the peace of mind that comes with planning for lifetime financial security. We are also a leading supplier of group benefits and group retirement and savings plans in Canada, helping employers protect their employees.
An internationally recognized Canadian Law Firm, Bennett Jones is founded on the principles of professional excellence, integrity, respect, and independent thought. Our firm’s leadership position is reflected in the law we practice, the groundbreaking work we do, and the client relationships we have, as well as the quality of our people. Bennett Jones has agreed to be our Legal Sponsor and generously donated legal services and advice to the Sears National Kids Cancer Ride. Online at www.bennettjones.com
Deep Relief® is a complete line of fast acting, long lasting penetrating pain relievers, designed to target your source of pain. From the makers of Deep Cold® and Deep Heating®, Deep Relief products have been trusted by Canadians for over 50 years and are endorsed by the Canadian Chiropractic Association. With a variety of effective formulas and applications, and the #1 selling cold pain relief gel in Canada, Deep Relief products reduce inflammation and provide immediate pain relief. Deep Down Relief for Deep Down Pain. To learn more about Deep Relief, please visit www.deeprelief.ca
The Metro Supply Chain Group of Companies is the leading Canadian provider of third party logistics (3PL) services across Canada. The Group has been in operation for over 34 years with sites coast to coast. We operate with over 8 million square feet of premium warehouse space. Our customers are industry leaders and the Group provides services through both single, dedicated site and multi-customer facilities to offer the flexibility required.
FaveQuest is proud to support the Sears National Kids Cancer Ride with a mobile app using the MyRiderApps solution. Riders can now enjoy a safer and more social ride by having our app along with them.
FaveQuest is a company that develops awesome social mobile apps that inform, engage and entertain. We provide a wide range of services from full custom solutions to low-cost turnkey apps, and we cater to any type of recreational, professional, charity and sporting event or organization. FaveQuest has developed mobile and web apps for many satisfied customers ranging from large organizations such as Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival, Ottawa’s H.O.P.E. Volleyball Summerfest, and Canada’s Motorcycle Ride for Dad, to smaller local ones such as Ottawa’s Capital Velofest and California’s BikerQuest.
Visit us online at www.MyRiderApps.com.
See also: www.FaveQuest.com and www.MyEventApps.com.
Chevrolet provides consumers with fuel-efficient, safe and reliable vehicles that deliver high quality, expressive design, spirited performance and value. The Chevrolet portfolio includes iconic performance cars such as Corvette and Camaro; dependable, long-lasting pickups and SUVs such as Silverado and Suburban; and award-winning passenger cars and crossovers such as Sonic, Cruze, Malibu, Equinox and Traverse. Chevrolet also offers "gas-friendly to gas-free" solutions including Cruze Eco and Volt. Most new Chevrolet models offer OnStar safety, security and convenience technologies including OnStar Hands-Free Calling, Automatic Crash Response and Stolen Vehicle Slowdown. More information regarding Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.ca, on Facebook at
http://www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.
Jockey International continues to be a privately held company, headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin. We employ over 5,000 people around the world. Jockey International, Inc. was founded in 1876 by Samuel T. Cooper, a retired minister who wanted to help lumberjacks suffering from blisters and infections caused by their shoddy wool socks. Consumers learned they could trust him, and his tiny hosiery business grew and then expanded into underwear. As we have grown in size and sophistication, that simple commitment to serve our customers has continued to be our hallmark…and the secret of our success. Go to www.jockey.com
H&R Block Canada is the leading tax preparation company in Canada with more than 40 years of experience. With 1,100 retail locations across the country and highly trained tax professionals, H&R Block Canada is dedicated to helping every Canadian get the most out of their tax return. As part of our commitment, our Block Builders: Strengthening Our Community program works with volunteer groups and Food Banks across Canada to help lower income taxpayers file their tax returns and ensure they receive all the benefits and credits they are entitled to claim. Visit us online at: www.hrblock.ca
All National Cyclists will be offered pre-event coaching, nutrition and conditioning seminars conducted by our sponsor, Can-Fit-Pro, world leaders in wellness, fitness instruction and certification. Working on-line or in person, a Can-Fit-Pro trainer will help cyclists of all abilities get to the start line prepared so they finish with a smile. All cyclists receive a Training Manual containing tips and techniques, as well as, discounts on fitness programs at a variety of clubs to help with preparation. Online at www.canfitpro.com