Media Advisory - TIME CHANGE: 2007 Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame inductees media availability



    HALIFAX, April 20 /CNW/ - Please note that the start time of the 2007
Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame Inductee press conference on Saturday, April 21
has been moved to 2:30 p.m.
    Scheduled at the Harbourview Room at the Delta Halifax, the press
conference will feature this year's six Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame
inductees as well as 2006 International Olympic Committee Sport and the
Community Trophy winner Clara Hughes.
    The 2007 Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame Gala Dinner & Induction Ceremony,
presented by General Motors of Canada Limited, is scheduled to begin at
5:00 p.m. that evening at the Cornwallis Suite and Port Royal Room at the
World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax.
    Members of the media wishing to attend the induction ceremony must RSVP
to Eric Michalko, COC Manager of Media Relations at emichalko@olympic.ca to
reserve seating.

    
    2007 Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame Inductees Press Conference

    Who:      Marc Gagnon (athlete, speed skating)
              Marianne Limpert (athlete, swimming)
              Deryk Snelling (coach, swimming)
              Brian Wakelin (builder, hockey)
              Marcia Wilson Sidford, representing the family of the late
               Montgomery Wilson (athlete, figure skating)
              Al Fisher, representing Les McDonald (builder, triathlon)
              Michael Chambers, Canadian Olympic Committee President

              Clara Hughes (speed skating, 2006 International Olympic
               Committee Sport and the Community Trophy winner)

    When:     Saturday, April 21, 2007
              2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

    Where:    Harbourview Room
              Delta Halifax
              1990 Barrington Street

    Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame Gala Dinner & Induction Ceremony, presented
by General Motors of Canada Limited.

    When:     Saturday, April 21, 2007
              5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

    Where:    Cornwallis Suite and Port Royal Room
              World Trade and Convention Centre
              1800 Argyle Street
    

    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: Eric Michalko, Manager, Media Relations,
Canadian Olympic Committee, Cell: (416) 528-6742, Email: emichalko@olympic.ca

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