Media Advisory/ Photo/ Video opportunity - TO2015 and Partners to Celebrate 100 Days to Parapan Am Games.

Toronto Games will make history this summer!

TORONTO, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ - To mark 100 days until the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games, the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/ Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) is holding a special 100 day countdown celebration.

The event will feature a wheelchair rugby demonstration presented by TO2015, the Canadian Paralympic Committee, Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association and eight Team Canada wheelchair rugby hopefuls. Wheelchair rugby will make its Parapan Am Games debut this summer.

CBC/Radio-Canada – the official Host Broadcaster of the TORONTO 2015 Games in Canada – will also announce details of its broadcast plans which are the most extensive ever for the Games.

When

10 a.m. – Noon (ET), Wednesday, April, 29



Who:

Eight Team Canada Wheelchair rugby hopefuls


Parapan Am hopefuls



Where:

CBC – 250 Front Street West


Barbara Frum Atrium


Toronto, ON



* Excellent photo/video opportunity

* Media and special guests will be invited to participate in the wheelchair rugby demonstration.

SOURCE Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games

For further information: Teddy Katz, Director, media relations and chief spokesperson, TO2015, 416.957.2117, teddy.katz@toronto2015.org; Alison Korn, Senior Manager, media relations and communications, Canadian Paralympic Committee, 613-569-4333 x 243, akorn@paralympic.ca

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