Media Advisory - Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk rolls into Montréal today

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MONTREAL, March 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Six-time Olympian Clara Hughes bikes into Montréal today on Day 13 of Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk, a 12,000 kilometre bicycle journey around Canada to grow the conversation about mental health on the road to a stigma-free Canada. Clara will participate in four community events to share her personal story of dealing with mental illness.

Clara's Big Ride Event Schedule - Montréal

Montréal Rocks for Mental Health!
What:Free concert featuring Serena Ryder and Coeur de Pirate
When:  Wednesday March 26, 5 pm to 7:30 pm
Blue carpet with Montréal personalities, 5 pm to 6 pm
Media availability with Clara at 6 pm
Who:Clara Hughes, Bell Let's Talk
Marina Orsini, event MC
Montréal sports and arts personalities supporting the conversation about mental health
Where:      Bell Centre, Security Entrance
1225, rue St-Antoine Ouest, Montréal

École secondaire Cavelier-De LaSalle youth presentation
What:Talk show style presentation about mental health
When:
Who:
Thursday March 27, 9 am to 10 am
Photo opp with Clara at 10 am
Clara Hughes, Bell Let's Talk
Where:       École secondaire Cavelier-De LaSalle
9199, rue Centrale Montréal

Concordia University Medal Presentation
What:Presentation of 2014 Loyola Medal to Clara Hughes
When:  Thursday March 27, 12 noon - to 1:30 pm
Media availability with Clara by request only
Who:Clara Hughes, Bell Let's Talk
Where:  Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre
7141 Sherbrooke St. West, Montréal

Queen of Angels Academy youth presentation
What:Talk show style presentation about mental health
When:
Who:
Thursday March 27, 2 pm to 3 pm
Media availability with Clara by request only
Clara Hughes, Bell Let's Talk
Where:      Queen of Angels Academy
100 Bouchard Boul, Dorval
  

About Clara's Big Ride
Canada's six-time cycling and speed-skating Olympic medallist Clara Hughes will complete a 110-day bicycle journey around Canada supporting local mental health initiatives by community groups, schools and other local organizations in every province and territory.

Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk began March 14, and will cover 12,000 kilometres and visit 95 Canadian communities, concluding on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Canada Day, July 1. Clara's Big Ride is powered by the support of our National Partners - Aimia, BMO, Canadian Tire, Cisco, Lundbeck, President's Choice and Samsung - who are providing significant support for the Ride.

For more information, please visit Bell.ca/ClarasBigRide.

Bell Let's Talk
The Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative is a national charitable program that promotes Canadian mental health across Canada with the Bell Let's Talk Day anti-stigma campaign and significant funding for community care, research and workplace best practices. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.

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