Media Advisory - Invictus Games Toronto 2017 to launch inaugural National Flag Tour

Public call-to-action: Searching for 150 flagbearers to carry Invictus Games flag across Canada

TORONTO, July 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Invictus Games Toronto 2017, presented by Jaguar Land Rover, will make a major national announcement today.

The Invictus Games Toronto 2017 Organizing Committee will launch the inaugural National Flag Tour – which includes a public call-to-action for 150 proud Canadians to help carry the Official Invictus Games Flag across the country.

The Invictus Games Toronto 2017 National Flag Tour will travel from coast-to-coast and visit 22 military bases, 15 legions and over 50 communities. The National Flag Tour will take place from August 16 to September 22.

Who:
Michael Burns, CEO of Invictus Games Toronto 2017
Martin Nel, Head of Personal and Small Business Banking, BMO Bank of Montreal
Bruce Matthews, Competitor, Invictus Games Toronto 2017 Team Canada
*Interview availability immediately following speaking remarks

Where:
First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West | Main Floor Lobby

When:
Wednesday, July 26 at 12:30 p.m. Media asked to arrive at 12:15 p.m.

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The Invictus Games use the power of adaptive sport to help wounded warriors on their journey to recovery. Invictus Games Toronto 2017 take place September 23rd to September 30th.

About the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 
The Invictus Games use the power of adaptive sport to help wounded warriors on their journey to recovery. Established by Prince Harry, the inaugural Invictus Games took place in London in September 2014; the second, and equally successful, Games took place in Orlando in May 2016. The Invictus Games Toronto 2017 Organizing Committee is tasked with planning and executing a Games that will feature 550 competitors from 17 nations participating in 12 adaptive sports, including, for the first time, golf. The Invictus Games Toronto 2017 will capture the imaginations of the Canadian public, corporations, and governments, as well as soldiers, veterans, and their families. The Invictus Games Toronto 2017 are funded by the Government of Canada, Province of Ontario, City of Toronto as well as Presenting Partner Jaguar Land Rover and other partners and sponsors.

SOURCE Invictus Games Toronto 2017

For further information: Tiffany Fisher, Kwittken Canada, 416-456-7650, tfisher@kwittken.ca


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