Media Advisory - 100 Days to TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games to be celebrated with 100 new Canadians

TORONTO, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015), along with its government and corporate partners, will celebrate 100 days to the opening of the Pan Am Games, at the CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes' Village.

With Citizenship and Immigration Canada and the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, TO2015 will mark the milestone by welcoming 100 new Canadians from 58 countries, including 12 from the Americas. TO2015 will conclude the ceremony with a lively welcome celebration for the new citizens led by Olympic gold medallist Catriona Le May Doan.

Following the event, participants will be made available to media. Parking is available in the lot at Front Street East and Trinity Street.

When:

Wednesday, April 1



Official Citizenship Ceremony


Arrive: 10:10 a.m.


Event start: 10:30 a.m.



TO2015 welcome celebration


Arrive: 11:45 a.m.


Event start: 12:15 p.m.


Where:

CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes' Village


Cooper-Koo Family YMCA


Front Street East and Cherry Street


Welcome celebration participants:                        


Catriona Le May Doan, Olympian


Saӓd Rafi, chief executive officer, TO2015


David Peterson, chair, TO2015


The Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration


The Honourable Michael Coteau, Minister Responsible for the 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games


Monique Giroux, vice-president, sponsorship marketing and strategy, CIBC

 

SOURCE Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games

For further information: Teddy Katz, Director, media relations and chief spokesperson, TO2015, 416.957.2117, teddy.katz@toronto2015.org

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