OTTAWA, June 21, 2012 /CNW/ - As Minister of State (Sport), I am pleased
to congratulate para-equestrian athletes Lauren Barwick, Eleonore
Elstone, Ashley Gowanlock, and Judy Schloss, who were nominated to the
2012 Canadian Paralympic Team.
As the largest single contributor to sport in this country, our
Government is proud to support sport participation and excellence from
playground to podium.
Canada is a top sport nation, and I, along with all Canadians, recognize
the hard work and dedication of our athletes as they train toward this
prestigious milestone in their sport careers.
As Minister of State (Sport), I wish all the best to our Canadian
Paralympic Team athletes as they prepare for the Games. I would also
like to thank the coaches, family, and officials who support and
encourage the athletes who will proudly represent our country.
SOURCE Canadian Heritage
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Minister of State (Sport)