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TORONTO, October 5, 2000 - Kanetix®, Canada's Insurance Marketplace, today launched its online contest offering site visitors a chance to win a return flight for two anywhere in the world!

The prize is available to anyone who completes the entry form accessed from the Kanetix Web site and answers a few personal insurance questions that will allow Kanetix to improve how it markets it's insurance quoting service to consumers.

In addition to the grand prize drawn on December 18, 2000, there will be 10 other secondary prizes awarded to other entrants and one early bird prize awarded on November 13.

Each prize will be awarded in ClickMilesTM, part of the online rewards system offered through ClickRewardsTM. One ClickMile is redeemable for approximately one air mile from many International airlines. The prizes will be awarded as follows:

  • Grand prize: 200,000 ClickMiles
  • 10 other prizes: 11,000 ClickMiles each
  • One early-bird prize: 50,000 ClickMiles
"The amount of ClickMiles awarded as the grand prize is enough to send two people to the farthest destination in the world," said Gregory Ellis, Co-founder, Kanetix. "We chose to market the contest prize as 'airfare for two anywhere in the world' because we wanted people to recognize the magnitude of this prize."

Ellis adds the prize can be redeemed any way the winner wishes according to the rules and regulations of the rewards supplier. This means the points could be used for several shorter flights or could be redeemed for other goods and services in the program.

Launched in October 1999, Kanetix is Canada's first and only full-service, online insurance marketplace. Consumers can quickly access insurance information and compare auto, life, and property insurance quotes online from a variety of Canada's leading providers. The Kanetix online marketplace allows access to insurance coverage in a simple, easy-to-understand process and is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For more information, please contact:

Gregory Ellis
Kanetix Co-founder
(416) 599-9779 ext. 201

George Small
Kanetix Co-founder
(416) 599-9779 ext. 202

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