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Canon Canada Has 100 Cameras To Give Away

Canon Canada is celebrating 100 months as brand leaders in the Canadian digital still camera (“DSC”) market. To help celebrate this big milestone, Canon Canada are giving away over 100 DSC cameras as part of a new online promotion. Please check out a new microsite to learn more about this engaging new giveaway program:



MISSISSAUGA, ON, November 10, 2010 – September 2010 marked a significant milestone for Canon Canada Inc., a market leader in the Canadian imaging industry, as the company celebrated its 100th consecutive month atop the Canadian digital still camera (DSC) market‡.

Canadians have always loved Canon’s trademark combination of fine style and cutting edge technological innovation and Canon Canada is thrilled to be able to share this milestone with all their customers across Canada. The 100 Consecutive Months achievement was confirmed by NPD Canada Group, a leading Canadian market research company.

“100 consecutive months of number one market share is a long time in any industry,” comments Ian MacFarlane, Senior Vice President of Sales and Service Operations, Canon Canada Inc. ”It really speaks to Canada’s affinity towards the Canon brand that we have been able lead within a competitive market for over eight years. As a company, we would like to extend a sincere thank you to all Canon Canada customers, dealers and partners who have supported us.

To express its thanks to all imaging fans across the country, Canon Canada is pleased to announce attractive holiday pricing on many of its best-selling PowerShot models. In addition, Canon Canada has launched a new online promotion where visitors will have the opportunity to instantly win one of one-hundred PowerShot SD1300 IS Digital Cameras. Participants will also have a chance to win one of five PowerShot G12 Digital Camera grand prizes. The contest launches today at

About Canon Canada Inc.
Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company employs 1,200 people at its offices nation-wide, servicing the Canadian market from coast to coast. Innovation and cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon’s success. Canon’s leadership in imaging, optical and document management technology and solutions is based in large part on the thousands of patents the company has secured throughout its history. Canon Inc. is among the top three US patent recipients.

The company’s comprehensive product line includes networked multifunction devices; digital copiers (colour and black and white); printers, scanners, image filing systems and facsimile machines; calculators, digital camcorders, digital and analogue cameras and lenses; semiconductor, broadcast and other specialized industrial products.

Canon supports programs that help preserve and protect the environment. The company instituted the Clean Earth Campaign in 1990, which assists various environmental and recycling initiatives. The Campaign has also supported leading environmental organizations, such as World Wildlife Fund – Canada and the Canon Envirothon.