Media Advisory - Vancouver 2010 and the Minister of Education for the Province of BC to introduce national online education portal to connect students and teachers in classrooms across Canada to the Olympic and Paralympic Movements



    VICTORIA, Sept. 24 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 8:30 am, the
Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter
Games (VANOC) and the Minister of Education for the Province of BC will launch
VANOC's online education portal, /EDU, which will provide a direct link for
teachers and students to the positive influence of the Olympic and Paralympic
Movements, Vancouver 2010 and the pillars of sport, culture and
sustainability.
    Media are invited and welcome to participate in person, or via conference
call.

    
    When:             Tuesday, September 25, 2007
                      At 8:30 am PDT
                      Registration begins at 8 am

    Where:            Harbour Room, Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and
                       Spa
                      45 Songhees Road, Victoria, BC V9A 6T3

    Teleconference:   604-638-4924/800-952-4972

    Who:              Terry Wright, Executive Vice President; Service
                       Operations and Ceremonies division, VANOC

                      Honourable Shirley Bond, Minister of Education for the
                       Province of British Columbia

                      Don Black, Director, Education Programs - Service
                       Operations & Ceremonies

                      Carla Qualtrough, President of the Canadian Paralympic
                       Committee

                      Denise Leduc, Director of Interprovincial Relations,
                       Conseil scolaire francophone de la
                       Columbie-Britannique
    





For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Chris Brumwell, VANOC
Communications, (778) 328-6269, chris_brumwell@vancouver2010.com; Lara
Perzoff, Manager, Media Relations and Issues Management, Ministry of
Education, Public Affairs Bureau, T: (250) 356-8713, C: (250) 920-9040, F:
(250) 356-5945, Lara.Perzoff@gov.bc.ca

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