Photo Release - Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Officially Opens the Ontario Parasport Summit at the Abilities Centre

WHITBY, ON, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in partnership with the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario, the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) and Parasport Ontario, is hosting an Ontario Parasport Summit from December 3-5, 2012.

The Summit seeks to harness the legacy potential of the upcoming Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games and to encourage growth and alignment of the Ontario parasport system.

Photo 1: https://www.yousendit.com/download/WUJhQk16Qzc4Q1RMYnNUQw
CAPTION - The Abilities Centre in Whitby, Ontario, host site of the Ontario Parasport summit from December 3-5, 2012 and one of the venues for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.
Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee/ Oreon Mounter

Photo 2: https://www.yousendit.com/download/WUJhQk16Qzc3N0ExZXNUQw
CAPTION - Ontario Parasport Summit launch attendees, Abilities Centre, Whitby, ON, December 3, 2012.
Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee/ Oreon Mounter

Photo 3: https://www.yousendit.com/download/WUJhQk0wdkd1Yk05WThUQw
CAPTION - Ian Troop (CEO, TO2015), Honourable David C. Onley (Lieutenant Governor of Ontario)
Eric Cartlidge (Executive Director, ParaSport Ontario), Honourable Michael Chan (Minister Responsible for the 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games), and Henry Storgaard (CEO, Canadian Paralympic Committee) at the launch of the Ontario Parasport Summit, Whitby ON, Dec. 3, 2012.
Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee/ Oreon Mounter

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CAPTION - Honourable David C. Onley (Lieutenant Governor of Ontario) addressing the delegates of the Ontario Parasport summit launch at the Abilities Centre in Whitby, ON, Dec. 3, 2012.
Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee/ Oreon Mounter

Photo 5: https://www.yousendit.com/download/WUJhQk0wdkdnYU81aWNUQw
CAPTION - Honourable David C. Onley (Lieutenant Governor of Ontario) addressing delegates at the launch of the Ontario Parasport summit at the Abilities Centre in Whitby, ON, Dec. 3, 2012.
Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee/ Oreon Mounter

Photo 6: https://www.yousendit.com/download/WUJhQk0wdkdOMUFQWWNUQw
CAPTION - Honourable Michael Chan (Minister Responsible for the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games) addressing the delegates at the launch of the Ontario Parasport summit at the Abilities Centre in Whitby, ON, Dec. 3, 2012.
Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee/ Oreon Mounter

Photo 7: https://www.yousendit.com/download/WUJhQk0wdkdwaFI3czlVag
CAPTION - Eric Cartlidge (Executive Director, ParaSport Ontario), Ian Troop (CEO, TO2015), , Honourable Michael Chan (Minister Responsible for the 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games), and Honourable David C. Onley (Lieutenant Governor of Ontario) during the official opening of the Ontario Parasport summit at the Abilities Centre in Whitby, ON, Dec. 3, 2012.
Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee/ Oreon Mounter

SOURCE: CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE (CPC)

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Alison Korn
Manager, Media Relations
Canadian Paralympic Committee
Tel: 613-569-4333 ext. 243
Cell: 613-298-4927
akorn@paralympic.ca

Martin Richard
Executive Director, Communications and Marketing
Canadian Paralympic Committee
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Cell: 613-725-4339
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