Interview & Photo Opportunity - Olympic Skating Legends Shae-Lynn Bourne, Victor Kraatz and Former World's Champion Brian Orser to Visit Vancouver Skating Fans

    VANCOUVER, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - Olympic medalists and Canadian skating legends
Shae-Lynn Bourne, Victoria Kraatz and Brian Orser are in Vancouver for the
BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championships being held January 16 - 20 at the
    Honorary Chairs, Bourne and Kraatz, are ten-time Canadian Champions, and
2003 World Ice Dance Champions. They, along with Brian Orser, eight-time
Senior Men's Champion and World's Champion, are inspirational role models for
young aspiring skaters and have represented Canada proudly in the sport of
Figure Skating.
    Media are invited to attend the following community visits to interview
the skating stars and fans - young and old alike.

                     DETAILS on Children's Hospital Visit

    WHEN:  Tuesday, January 15, at 10:00 - 10:30 am
           Media to meet at 9:50 a.m. in the Main Children's Hospital
           Building Lobby.
    WHO:   Canadian Legends and Olympic Medalists
              - Shae-Lynn Bourne & Victor Kraatz
              - Brian Orser
           Children who are currently patients at the hospital and staff
    WHAT:  A visit by the skating stars with children staying at the hospital
    WHERE: BC Children's Hospital, Play/School Room, 4480 Oak Street,

                     DETAILS on Senior's Facility Visit

    WHEN:  Wednesday, January 16, 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    WHO:   Canadian Legends and Olympic Medalists
              - Shae-Lynn Bourne & Victor Kraatz
              - Brian Orser
           Seniors with advanced health care needs who live at Yaletown
           House, a supportive and home-like care facility
    WHAT:  A private visit with residents and staff
    WHERE: Yaletown House Society, Main Lobby, 1099 Cambie Street, Vancouver

For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Laurie Grant, (604) 665-7596,
mobile: (604) 317-0735,; Lucie Gosselin, mobile (514)

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