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Fairchild TV, Talentvision stage earthquake relief telethon for China

TORONTO - Fairchild TV and Talentvision raised over $179,000 in support of World Vision Canada and the Canadian Red Cross’ earthquake relief efforts in Yushu in Qinghai, a remote and mountainous province next to Tibet in the north western part of China.A massive earthquake struck the region on April 14, and more than 2200 people have been reported killed and at least 12,000 injured.The networks aired a special fund raising program called ‘Artistes 414 Fund Raising Campaign’ on April 27, which was organized by the Hong Kong entertainment industry. The three hour telethon raised $179,