TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - On Tuesday December 2nd, 2014, the Canadian Olympic Team will be announcing several key LGBTQ-related initiatives, including a major partnership. Members of North America's sport and LGBTQ communities will be present.
Media are invited to attend for photo and interview opportunities.
Christopher Overholt, Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General, Canadian Olympic Committee
Jean-Luc Brassard, Four-time Olympian, Lillehammer 1994 gold medallist, Freestyle Skiing
Curt Harnett, Team Canada Chef de Mission Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, Three-time Olympic medallist, Track Cycling
Mark Tewksbury, Team Canada Chef de Mission London 2012 Olympic Games, Three-time Olympic medallist, Swimming
Hon. Bal Gosal, Minister of Sport, Government of Canada
Peter Lawless, President of the Board of Directors, Coaches of Canada
Danièle Sauvageau, Head Coach, Canada's National Women's Team, Ice Hockey, Salt Lake City 2002
Anastasia Bucsis, Vancouver 2010, Sochi 2014, Long Track Speed Skating
Jason Burnett, Beijing 2008 silver medallist, London 2012, Trampoline
Kris Burley, Atlanta 1996, Artistic Gymnastics
Rosie Cossar, London 2012, Rhythmic Gymnastics
Hank Palmer, Beijing 2008, Athletics
Nadine Rolland, Sydney 2000, Swimming
Eric Mitchell, Vancouver 2010, Ski Jumping
Rudi Swiegers, Sochi 2014, Figure Skating
Connor Taras, Guadalajara 2011 Pan American Games silver medallist, CanoeKayak Sprint
Sam Sendel, Toronto 2015 and Rio 2016 hopeful, Trampoline
Vincent Lavoie, World Championship team member, Gymnastics (Tumbling)
Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
10:00 a.m. EST – 11:45 a.m. EST
Media should arrive at 9:30 a.m. to set up.
The 519 Community Centre
(PrideHouseTO, Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games)
519 Church St.
*Street parking available on Church Street.
SOURCE: Canadian Olympic Committee
For further information: Canadian Olympic Committee: Yvon Long, Senior Manager, Media Relations, Tel: 514-861-5180 / Cell: 514-206-6720, Email: [email protected]; Paulo Senra, Senior Writer, Corporate Communications, Tel: 416-324-4147 / Cell: 416-882-7919, Email: [email protected]; Cherry Ye, Coordinator, Communications, Tel: 416-324-4123/ Cell: 416-427-4341, Email: [email protected]