C&C Connected | July 11
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"I’m hoping not just to pull it off for me, I’m hoping to pull it off for my colleagues and other aspiring students who are like me and wanting to make it."
- Harnarayan Singh, commenting on his role as a broadcaster*
CLIENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT
The HER MARK summit, founded by Kate Beirness herself, is a one-day event aimed at empowering the next generation of Canadian female leaders. It will be held for the second time ever this Saturday in Toronto and bringing in 200 female high school students from across the country. Read about the female empowerment summit here.
Harnarayan was the first person to broadcast pro hockey in Punjabi and has helped to introduce a complete new audience to the sport, and this interview lets you get to know a little more about the broadcaster who received worldwide attention after his goal call when Bonino scored in the Stanley Cup final in 2016. Learn more about Harnarayan here.
STAY UP TO SPEED
Ronaldo Says Goodbye to Real Madrid
After an extremely impressive nine years on Real Madrid, soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has decided that it's time for a change: Ronaldo will be transferring to Juventus under a four-year contract for a reported $117 million. Read more here.
Canadian Pacific Railway Isn't Going Anywhere
The CP Railway will be extending its sponsorship of the Canadian Women's Open golf tournament for another five years after CP's President and CEO recognized what a great opportunity the sponsorship deal represented. Read more here.
Photo courtesy of Getty Images
The Tour de France Gets a Little More Competitive
The first ever Tour de France fantasy game has been launched ahead of this year's race, and it could increase engagement in the 21-stage competition. Users can build a team of 8 cyclists, make substitutions, and earn points as the tournament progresses. The grand prize? VIP tickets to the 2019 Tour de France arrival. Read about the details here.
Wimbledon vs. World Cup
Despite pressure to push forward the men's singles final at Wimbledon earlier in the day, Wimbledon organizers have stood firm on the traditional start time despite the World Cup final starting shortly after it. This could result in a harsh downturn in viewership for the tennis final. Read more about it here.
*Photo courtesy of The Star Edmonton