Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce major investment in Invictus Games Toronto 2017

TORONTO, June 14, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will announce a significant investment in the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on behalf of the Government of Canada. He will be joined by Michael Burns, CEO, Invictus Games Toronto 2017, Wolfgang Hoffman, President, Jaguar Land Rover Canada, and a Team Canada athlete.


Commerce Court

199 Bay Street

Toronto, ON


Thursday, June 15, 2017


12:00 p.m. EDT


From September 23-30, 2017, Toronto will host the Invictus Games, a major international adaptive sporting competition for ill and injured still-serving and Veteran service members. This year, 550 competitors from 17 participating nations will compete at a number of venues across Toronto.

SOURCE Veterans Affairs Canada

For further information: Media inquiries: Media Relations, Veterans Affairs Canada, 613-992-7468,; Sarah McMaster, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs, 613-996-4649, Stephanie D'Lima, Manager, Communications & Engagement, Invictus Games Toronto 2017 Organizing Committee, 416-364-0001 ext. 61


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