Media advisory - The Royal Canadian Mint to launch 25-cent ice hockey coin to commemorate the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

    Ice hockey the second sport featured in series of special 17 circulation

    OTTAWA, March 30 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to
attend a press conference being hosted by the Royal Canadian Mint to launch
the special ice hockey 25-cent circulation coin. The coin will commemorate the
Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

    What:     Royal Canadian Mint Press Conference

              Interview and photo opportunities available following the event

    When:     Tuesday, April 3, 2007
              Arrival: 10:30 a.m.
              Press conference: 11:00 a.m.

    Who:      Mr. Jacques Demers, former head coach of the Montreal Canadiens
              and sports commentator for RDS

              Ms. Nancy Drolet, Olympic medallist and six-time world
              champion, women's ice hockey

              Mrs. Marguerite F. Nadeau, Q.C., Vice-President, General
              Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Royal Canadian Mint

    Where:    L'Atrium Le 1000 De La Gauchetière
              1000 De La Gauchetière West
              Montreal, Quebec

For further information:

For further information: Christine Aquino, Senior Manager, Corporate
Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, (613) 993-9999,; Jennifer
Field, Account Director, Hill & Knowlton Ottawa, (613) 786-9956, Cell.: (613)

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