Media Advisory - Canadian Olympic Committee To Announce Chef de Mission For Vancouver 2010



    TORONTO, Dec. 6 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee will make a formal
announcement regarding the Chef de Mission for the 2010 Canadian Olympic Team
in Vancouver on December 10, at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST).
    The Chef de Mission is the official leader of the Canadian Olympic team
and a key member of the overall coordinating team for Canada's participation
in the Olympic Games. The Chef de Mission's primary role is to provide overall
leadership to the Team and to support and promote the Team.

    
    Who:    Michael Chambers, COC President
            Cathy Priestner Allinger, Executive Vice President - Sport,
            Paralympic Games and Venue Management, VANOC
            Danielle Goyette, Olympic medallist, 2010 hopeful, Women's Hockey
            2010 Chef de Mission

    What:   Announcement of Chef de Mission for Vancouver 2010 Canadian
            Olympic Team

    When:   December 10, 2007
            10:00 a.m. PST (1:00 p.m. EST)

    Where:  GM Place
            800 Griffiths Way
            Vancouver, B.C. V6B 6G1

            Siemens Club
            Level 100

            Street Level: Entry through Gate 10
            Parkade: North Shuttle (complimentary parking by quoting
            "Canadian Olympic Committee Announcement")
    

    At 11:15 a.m. PST (2:15 p.m. EST), following the announcement, media not
able to attend in person are invited to participate in a teleconference call
by dialing (416) 695-6616 or 1-800-446-4472.

    The Canadian Olympic Committee is a national, private, not-for-profit
organization committed to sport excellence. It is responsible for all aspects
of Canada's involvement in the Olympic movement, including Canada's
participation in the Olympic and Pan American Games and a wide variety of
programs that promote the Olympic Movement in Canada through cultural and
educational means. For more information see the COC website: www.olympic.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Steve Keogh, COC Communications, Cell: (416)
434-3618, Email: skeogh@olympic.ca; Sylvie Bigras, COC Communications, Cell:
(613) 298-1625, Email: sbigras@olympic.ca

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