Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Media Availability, Photo Opportunities
for Canada's 2010 Chef and Assistant Chefs de Mission in Ottawa Saturday

OTTAWA, Dec. 11 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Team announced today that its Chef de Mission and two Assistant Chefs de Mission for 2010 will be available to the media for photos and interviews at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12 at Parliament Hill. Available are Canada's Chef de Mission Nathalie Lambert, accompanied by Steve Podborski and Joé Juneau.

A photo opportunity will be followed by interview availability, beginning at 3:30 p.m. EST at the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill.

    
    WHO:   Nathalie Lambert, Steve Podborski, Joé Juneau, Olympic medallists
           in speed skating, alpine skiing and ice hockey

    WHAT:  Photo opportunity, media availability. (It coincides with Juneau
           as Saturday's final torchbearer, carrying the Olympic Flame up to
           Parliament  Hill. Lambert and Podborski are co-emcees of a Torch
           Celebration event at 5:30 p.m.)

    WHERE: At the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, located on
           the path between the Queen's Gates and the Peace Tower

    WHEN:  Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at 3:30 p.m.
    

About the Canadian Olympic Committee

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 news and information, visit the COC website at www.olympic.ca and find the team on both Facebook (Canadian Olympic Team) and Twitter (CDNOlympicTeam).

SOURCE Canadian Olympic Committee

For further information: For further information: Sylvie Bigras, Press Chief, Canadian Olympic Committee, (613) 298-1625, sbigras@olympic.ca

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