Media advisory - Sport Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport to make major anti-doping announcement

OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Sport Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), will make a major announcement on November 5, 2013 in support of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport's work in anti-doping.

Representatives from each of the organizations, as well as a Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athlete will be available for interview opportunities.

Who:   The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport)
Paul Melia, President, CEO, Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport
Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee
Representative, Canadian Paralympic Committee
Christiane Ayotte, Director, Doping Control Laboratory and Professor, Centre INRS Institut Armand-Frappier
Athlete, Canadian Paralympic Committee
Athlete, Canadian Olympic Committee
   
When: Tuesday, November 5th, 2013, 10 a.m. EST
   
Where: Carleton University Fieldhouse, north of the main Recreation building, Ottawa, ON, Parking Lot P5
   
Note:
  • B-roll on the doping control process, including blood collection will be available to broadcast media day-of the event
  • Athletes will also be available to comment from major regions around the country.

SOURCE: Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport

For further information:

Elissa Freeman 
Cell: 416-565-5605
elissafreeman@gmail.com 

Jennifer Tiller - Ottawa media 
Cell: 613-290-2473
Jennifer.tiller@sympatico.ca 

Holly Roy - Western Canada media
Cell: 780-991-2323
hollyr@pumpkinpr.com

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