Buyer Beware to Consumer Aware! STEELE ON YOUR SIDE Kicks Off Second Season on BNN, This Saturday, Oct. 4

— October 2, 2014

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TORONTO(October 2, 2014) – BusinessNews Network (BNN), Canada’s leading source for business and finance news,today announced the return of the weekly, half-hour consumer advocacy seriesSTEELE ON YOURSIDE toits weekend lineup. Hosted by CTVNews Vancouver Consumer Reporter Lynda Steele, the original, local in-houseproduction’s much-anticipated second season gets underway this Saturday,Oct. 4 at 1:30 p.m. ET on BNN.

 

“BNNis pleased to deliver original programming that focuses on helping Canadiansmake educated consumer choices,” said Grant Ellis, General Manager, BNN.“Lynda’s in-depth investigations put consumer issues at the forefront, helpingCanadians avoid scams and stay informed about important consumernews.”

 

Anexpansion of the popular consumer segment that airs on CTV Vancouver’s CTV NEWSAT SIX, the first season of STEELEON YOUR SIDE tackled topics including the Canada-U.S. product pricegap, lost airport luggage, and worthless gift cards. This season kicks off within-depth investigations into the growing problem of overseas telemarketerstargeting Canadians, an examination into the bulletproof coffee food trend, andfive-star treatments available for canine hotel guests.

 

Inaddition to its Saturday broadcast, BNN will also feature an encore of STEELE ON YOUR SIDE, set to airSundays at 8:30 p.m. ET.STEELEON YOUR SIDEalso airs locally Sundays at 5:30p.m. PT on CTV Vancouver.

 

Viewersare encouraged to send consumer tips, feedback on stories, questions, andpitches to steeleonyourside@ctv.ca,via Twitter @CTVLyndaSteele, or by phone 604.609.2345.

 

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AboutBNN

BNN– Business News Network is Canada’s only English-language television servicedevoted to helping Canadians invest, build their businesses, and protect theirfamily’s financial well-being. Along with 12 hours of market coverage, regularnews updates, and direct access to the country’s top financial minds, thenetwork features the only televised stock ticker with real-time data from theTSX, NYSE, and NASDAQ. Celebrating its milestone 15th year, BNN deliversreal-time content across market-leading digital platforms includingup-to-the-minute business news, newsmaker interviews, and stock market analysesonline at BNN.ca. Listen to BNN live every weekday on SiriusXMentertainment channel Canada Talks (167) at 9 a.m., noon, and 6 p.m. ET, andcatch BNN business news reports in syndication on Bell Media Radio and otherparticipating radio stations. BNN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE),Canada’s largest communications company.

 

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For more information, pleasecontact:

Jon-Ross Gabriel, Bell Media, 416.384.6836or jon-ross.gabriel@bellmedia.ca

PatriciaGarcia, Bell Media, 416.384.2645 or patricia.garcia@bellmedia.ca

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