Photo Opportunity: Join Anna Silk at Plan Canada’s “Order Up Equality” truck to support girls’ rights

TORONTO, October 5, 2015 – In recognition of the fourth annual International Day of the Girl on October 11, 2015, Plan Canada is calling on all Canadians to order up equality, inspire hope and create awareness about gender discrimination.

On October 7 in Toronto, join Plan Canada’s newest Celebrated Ambassador, actor Anna Silk who stars as Bo on the hit TV series Lost Girl, to learn more about gender equality. At the truck, visitors can take the pledge for girls’ rights and demonstrate their commitment to helping create a brighter future for everyone – because we are all equal. For every pledge taken at the truck or online at Sears Canada will donate $1 to Plan Canada’s Because I am a Girl initiative.


Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Photo/Interview opportunity: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
The “Order Up Equality” truck will be on site from 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Anna Silk, Plan Canada’s newest Celebrated Ambassador
Kristy Payne, Vice President, Communications and Public Engagement, Plan Canada
Plan Canada Youth Ambassadors


302 Queen Street (Queen and Soho Street)


  • A visually engaging and informative mobile “Order Up Equality” truck that is serving up an opportunity for Canadians to take a pledge and “order up” girls’ rights leading up to International Day of the Girl
  • Canadian actor Anna Silk helping to “serve up” girls’ rights
  • Pedestrians interacting with the “Order Up Equality” truck and learning about the unique barriers that girls face

To arrange an interview with Anna Silk or a Plan Canada spokesperson,

RSVP: Abigail Brown,, 647-971-3764

About Plan and the Because I am a Girl initiative

Founded in 1937, Plan is one of the world’s oldest and largest international development agencies, working in partnership with millions of people around the world to end global poverty. Not for profit, independent and inclusive of all faiths and cultures, Plan has only one agenda: to improve the lives of children. Because I am a Girl is Plan’s global initiative to end gender inequality, promote girls’ rights and lift millions of girls – and everyone around them – out of poverty. Visit and for more information.

Media contact

Dena Allen, Senior Media and Public Relations Manager, Plan Canada, Cell: 416-723-6340 |

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