Media Advisory - Canadian Olympic Committee Board of Directors Meets in Quebec City

    Interview Opportunities

    TORONTO, Oct. 30 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of the Canadian Olympic
Committee (COC) will be meeting November 1st in Quebec City, Quebec. Media are
invited to observe the meeting and select members of the COC Board of
Directors will be available for comment at the conclusion of the meeting, at
approximately 4:30 p.m. Electronic media will also have the opportunity to
film background shots of the meeting room to augment their interview coverage.
    Among other reports, agenda items for the meeting include: a post-
Beijing 2008 Olympic Games report by Canadian Olympic Team Chef de Mission
Sylvie Bernier; the ratification of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games bid
and a report from the bid committee; and an update on preparations for the  
Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

    COC Board of Directors Meeting

    WHEN:    Saturday, November 1, 2008; 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

             Media opportunity at approximately 4:30 p.m.

    WHO:     Michael A. Chambers, President, Canadian Olympic Committee
             Jean R. Dupré, Vice-President, Canadian Olympic Committee

    WHERE:   Fairmont Chateau Frontenac ballroom, 1 rue des Carrieres,
             Quebec City

    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 more information see the COC website:

For further information:

For further information: Steve Keogh, Director, Communications, Canadian
Olympic Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4146, Cell: (416) 806-3949, Email:

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