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WestJetter elves deliver toys this Christmas

Airline employees deliver thousands of toys to sick kids across Canada

CALGARY, Dec. 1 /CNW/ - WestJet today shared its pride over the 7,300
WestJetters who collected more than 3,000 toys for their annual WestJet Cares
for Kids Toy Drive. Starting December 2, 2008, WestJetters across Canada will
deliver the toys to 28 children's hospitals and pediatric wards in 25 cities.
"WestJet, and more importantly, our WestJetters, are dedicated to
supporting children's health and wellness," said Richard Bartrem, WestJet
Vice-President of Culture and Communications. "We strive to empower our people
to make a difference and the WestJetters who donated these toys and those who
will be delivering them to the hospitals exemplify this spirit."
In addition to a toy, the children and family members visited by
WestJetters will also be given a special little WestJet Cares for Kids
stocking. Each sock is stuffed with portable ear bud headphones, luggage tags
and a 30-minute calling card compliments of MTS Allstream Inc.
"MTS Allstream is pleased to participate in the annual WestJet Cares for
Kids toy drive and provide a small gift to children in hospitals across the
country," said Dean Prevost, President Enterprise Solutions, MTS Allstream.
"We hope these gifts will bring a bit of hope and happiness to the kids and
their families during the holiday season."
WestJetters will visit 28 hospitals in the 25 cities of Winnipeg, Ottawa,
Toronto, Hamilton, Vancouver, London, Prince George, Victoria, Calgary, Comox,
Abbotsford, Kelowna, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Regina,
Saskatoon, Thunder Bay, Quebec City, Moncton, Charlottetown,
Kitchener-Waterloo, Halifax, Montréal and St. John's.

About WestJet

WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering
scheduled service throughout its 51-city North American and Caribbean network.
Named Canada's most admired corporate culture in 2005, 2006 and 2007, WestJet
pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. WestJet offers increased legroom and
leather seats on its modern fleet of 76 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft,
and live seatback television provided by Bell TV. With future confirmed
deliveries for an additional 45 aircraft, bringing its fleet to 121 by 2013,
WestJet strives to be the number one choice for travellers.