OTTAWA, June 22, 2012 /CNW/ - As Minister of State (Sport), I offer my
heartfelt congratulations to wheelchair tennis athletes Joel Dembe and
Philippe Bédard, who were today named to the 2012 Canadian Paralympic
Our athletes are an enormous source of pride for all Canadians. That is
why the Harper Government is proud to provide our continued support for
Paralympic sports and our Canadian Paralympic athletes who will proudly
represent our great nation on the world stage.
As Minister of State (Sport), I wish all of our athletes the very best
of success as they prepare for this incredible milestone in their sport
careers. We will be cheering for you and your teammates this summer as
you begin your pursuit for world-class athletic excellence at the
Paralympic Games in London.
SOURCE Canadian Heritage
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