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Purolator cheers on renowned curlers Team Gushue with multi-year sponsorship

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Purolator cheers on renowned curlers Team Gushue with multi-year sponsorship

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Two Canadian icons come together in a partnership to deliver success on the ice and in communities across Canada leading up to 2022 Winter Olympic Games

ST. JOHN'S, Aug. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Purolator is proud to announce a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Team Gushue. Led by Canadian Olympic gold medallist Brad Gushue, the team has won the Brier – the annual Canadian men's curling championship – for the past two years and is currently ranked number one in the world.

From left: Ramsey Mansour, VP, Corporate Strategy and Marketing, Purolator; Ken Johnston, CHRO, Purolator; Brad Gushue, Skip, Team Gushue (with Olympic gold medal); Mark Nichols, Third, Team Gushue and Stephen Noseworthy, Senior Regional Manager, Field Operations Atlantic Canada, Purolator, at an event in St. John's, Newfoundland to announce a multi-year sponsorship agreement. (CNW Group/Purolator Inc.)

"Team Gushue and Purolator are recognized as Canadian leaders and our partnership is such a strong fit," says Ramsey Mansour, Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Marketing, Purolator. "We have a shared commitment to achieving best-in-class results, exceeding expectations and making a positive difference in communities across Canada. Purolator is extremely proud to support the continued success of Team Gushue, and we look forward to going all the way to earn a gold medal at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing."

"We are thrilled to partner with an iconic brand like Purolator that shares the same values as our team," said Brad Gushue, Team Gushue Skip. "Much like Purolator's team of dedicated employees, Team Gushue aims to deliver the right timing, to the right spot, every time. We're thrilled that we have found a perfect match with Purolator."

Through this partnership, the company will expand its Purolator Tackle Hunger® program. With Team Gushue's support throughout Atlantic Canada, more communities will get help putting nutritious food in the hands of those who need it most.

Team Gushue is represented by talent from Atlantic and Western Canada: Brad Gushue, Skip (Newfoundland and Labrador); Mark Nichols, Third (Newfoundland and Labrador); Brett Gallant, Second (Prince Edward Island) and Geoff Walker, Lead (Alberta). Having proven it can compete and succeed on national and international levels, Team Gushue is still one of the younger teams at the top of its game. The team will act as Purolator's company ambassadors through to 2022.

About Purolator
Purolator Inc. is a leading integrated freight, package and logistics solutions provider in Canada. Celebrating more than 55 years of delivering its customers' promises, Purolator continues to expand its reach and renowned service levels and reliability to more people, more businesses and more places across the country and around the world. Purolator is proud of its Canadian heritage and is focused on sustainably positioning itself for future growth and success. Purolator is also committed to contributing to the well-being of the communities it serves and where more than 10,000 of its employees live, work and play. For more information, visit purolator.com.

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