Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Canada's Sports Hall of Fame to Announce Class of 2016

TORONTO, April 19, 2016 /CNW/ - On Tuesday April 26, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, in partnership with Canadian Tire will announce the Class of 2016, including six Athletes and one sport "Builder". Induction into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is the country's highest sporting honour, instilled upon athletes who have inspired Canadians with their athletic achievements and compelling character, and the Builders who have made an outstanding contribution to sport in Canada.

The Class of 2016 will be officially inducted during Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 2016 Induction Celebrations, on November 1, 2016.

MEDIA CONFERENCE



DATE/TIME:  

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 10 a.m. (EST)



LOCATION:

Canadian Tire Corporate Office


The Hub – 3rd Floor                            


2180 Yonge Street


Toronto, ON


Parking is available via Berwick Avenue

WHO: 


  1. Class of 2016 Inductees
  2. Colin MacDonald, Chair of the Board of Governors of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
  3. Mario Siciliano, President and CEO, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
  4. Michael Medline, CEO, Canadian Tire Corporation, Member of the Board of Governors of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame and Honourary Chair of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 2016 Induction Celebrations
  5. Mark Tewksbury, Olympic Gold Medalist, Swimming, Honoured Member of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame (inducted in 1995) and Member of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame's Honoured Member Selection Committee
  6. Dr. Bruce Kidd, Chair of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame's Honoured Member Selection Committee and Honoured Member (inducted in 1968 for Athletics)

SOURCE CANADIAN TIRE CORPORATION, LIMITED

For further information: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame: Marnie Krell, Marketing & Communications Manager, O: 403.776.1086, mkrell@cshof.ca; Canadian Tire: Julia Wilkinson, Communications Advisor, O: 416.544.7773 C: 416.464.2794, julia.wilkinson@cantire.com

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