One lucky fan takes home a Canadian-built Honda Civic sedan
TORONTO, ON (July 2, 2015) – Yesterday, spirited Toronto Blue Jays fans packed the sold out Rogers Centre for Canada Day presented by Honda. The home team won the ballgame and three lucky Toronto Blue Jays fans won fabulous Honda prizes, giving them even more reason to celebrate the day.
Michael Moore of Waterloo, Ontario appropriately won a brand new Canadian-built 2015 Honda Civic EX sedan on Canada Day, while Davor Celar of Toronto, Ontario and Emily Harwood of Chatham, Ontario each took home a Honda lawnmower.
“Along with millions of people across the country today, Honda is proud to celebrate what it means to be Canadian,” said Dave Gardner, senior vice president of operations, Honda Canada Inc. “The Blue Jays are Canada’s baseball team and the Honda Civic is Canada’s car, so we’re very proud to partner with the Jays on such a memorable event.”
From Coach’s Corner on Hockey Night in Canada, the legendary Don Cherry threw out the ceremonial first pitch to Josh Donaldson. In addition to the action on the field, the first 20,000 baseball fans in attendance were treated to a Blue Jays Forces t-shirts, presented by Honda.
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Honda Canada Inc. was founded in 1969. It has produced more than seven million cars and trucks since 1986 at its two manufacturing facilities and builds engines at a third manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario. Both manufacturing facilities are extremely flexible and currently build Honda Civic and CR-V models. Honda Canada has invested more than $3.9 billion in Canada and each year it sources nearly $2.1 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has sold more than four million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light-duty trucks in Canada.