OTTAWA, June 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Congratulations to the Canadian Olympic
Committee on their announcement that His Excellency David Johnston, the
Governor General of Canada, is an official patron of their
The Harper Government is proud to provide our continued support for
Olympic sports, the Canadian Olympic Committee and our Canadian Olympic
athletes, who are an enormous source of pride for all Canadians. As the
largest single contributor to sport in this country, we support sport
participation and excellence from playground to podium.
Anticipation is running high as we quickly approach the 2012 Olympic
Summer Games in London, and we look forward to cheering on Team Canada
as they take on the world's best.
As Minister of State (Sport), I wish all the best to our Canadian
Olympic Team athletes as they prepare for this prestigious milestone in
their sporting careers. Their hard work and dedication to sport is
nothing short of inspiring.
SOURCE Canadian Heritage
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Jenny Van Alstyne
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Bal Gosal, P.C., M.P.
Minister of State (Sport)