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Media Advisory: Sun News Broadcast Details for Trudeau/Brazeau Smackdown

(March 30, 2012)

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/30/12 -- Sun News Network is the exclusive English television broadcaster for the charity fight between two of Canada's most noted parliamentarians Justin Trudeau, M.P. and Senator Patrick Brazeau. The match takes place tomorrow night (Saturday March 31, 2012) and will broadcast live at 9:00pm ET. The six camera shoot will feature electrifying visuals, an authentic boxing official and ringside narration by Sun News prime time stars Brian Lilley and Ezra Levant.

Starting at 5:00pm ET, Sun News will broadcast first-run editions of regular prime time programming featuring must-see segments and guests that include: Minister Jason Kenney on conservatism in Canada; Greenpeace founder Patrick Moore on environmental extremists; Mark Steyn on free speech; and Ben Shapiro on how Hollywood elites try to push their left-wing agenda. The night will also include a special episode of the Charles Adler Show on the fight to protect our children. Charles will interview Rodney Stafford, on the case for capital punishment for child murders, and Theo Fleury on the fight to protect kids from serial pedophiles like Graham James.

The main event kicks off at 9:00pm ET and runs until 11:30pm ET. Ezra Levant and Brian Lilley will be broadcasting live ringside all night.

Sun News is available on:

-- Rogers 142/567HD -- Shaw Digital 177 -- Shaw Direct 149/517 -- Bell Sat 506 -- Bell Fibe 531/1531HD -- Cogeco 195/705HD -- Access 253 -- Eastlink 663HD -- Videotron 79/679HD -- Sasktel 69

The broadcast will also feature regular updates from Calgary where Sun News contributor David Menzies is hosting a counter-culture Human Achievement Hour (H.A.H.) party to watch the fight and give a voice to those who haven't jumped on the Earth Hour bandwagon.

The charity match, Fight for the Cure, helps those affected by cancer by providing support to patients, survivors and their families. For more information, please visit

Sun News' sister network, LCN, will be broadcasting the event in French.

About Sun News

Sun News is Canada's new home for hard news and straight talk. Sun News is a category two digital channel launched on April 18, 2011. This channel is a joint venture between two Canadian companies: TVA Group Inc. (TSX:TVA.B) and Sun Media Corporation. Both companies are part of Quebecor Media Inc., a subsidiary of Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.A)(TSX:QBR.B), a communications company with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. To find out more, visit

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