Media Advisory - Vancouver 2010 partnership with BC Hydro

    VANCOUVER, March 18 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the
2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) and BC Hydro will hold a news
conference in Surrey, BC today to announce an Official Supporter agreement.

    What:   VANOC news conference to announce BC Hydro's Official
            Supporter agreement

    When:   Tuesday, March 18, 2008

    Time:   11:00 am    Announcement
            12:00 noon  Event concludes

    Where:  BC Hydro
            MMBU hanger (Materials Management Business Unit)
            12345 88th Avenue, Surrey

            (*) Major cross streets are Scott Road and 128th Street at
                88th Avenue. BC Hydro's building is between 123rd Street and
                "Mall Access" - which leads to the shopping centre. Access
                the event via "BC Hydro Access"/124th Street off 88th Avenue
                and follow arrow signs to "BC Hydro MMBU".

    Who:    The Honourable Colin Hansen, Minister of Economic Development and
            Minister Responsible for the Asia-Pacific Initiative and the

            John Furlong, Chief Executive Officer, VANOC

            Bob Elton, President and CEO, BC Hydro

            Lauren Woolstencroft, BC Hydro employee and Paralympian
            (gold medallist, alpine skiing, Torino 2006 and
            Salt Lake City 2002)

    Note:   Members of the media should bring identification

For further information:

For further information: BC Hydro, Gillian Robinson Riddell,, (604) 623-4022; VANOC, Chris Brumwell,, (778) 328-6269

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