Craig's toronto|one going downtown
Toronto, - Toronto's newest television station shifts into high gear with the announcement today of the location for the state of the art, digital facility. toronto|one will be located in the heart of downtown Toronto's emerging east media district near King and Sherbourne.
"The location is key to bringing forward our vision of toronto|one," comments Barbara Williams, toronto|one vice-president and general manager.
"It's new. It's evolving. It's exploding with business and residential development. It's a location at the core of where our stories will originate. This site immediately establishes our position as the station committed to
telling the new Toronto story."
toronto|one will launch from 25 Ontario Street, an art deco style structure built in 1942. Extensive interior renovations will transform this historically designated building into a high definition ready, all digital broadcast facility. When complete, the site will house one of the most progressive broadcast facilities in the country.
"It's an exciting time in television," says Drew Craig, president and CEO Craig Media Inc. "toronto|one is moving full steam ahead, on-course and on schedule for changing the television landscape of the GTA." toronto|one is scheduled to launch September 2003.
toronto|one is owned and operated by Craig Media Inc., Canada's largest privately-held television broadcasting company with a history of more than 50 years in the Canadian broadcast industry. Holdings of Craig Media Inc. include toronto|one, A-Channel Edmonton, A-Channel Calgary, A-Channel Manitoba, CKX TV Brandon, Digital channels MTV Canada, MTV2, TVLand and Stampede.
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