/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - COC, CPC and partners to announce athlete wellness strategy/

TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - On Thursday September 24, 2015, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network (COPSI Network), and Deloitte will announce a major athlete wellness strategy. The COC will also announce new marketing partnerships.

Representatives from all organizations, along with Olympians and Paralympians, will be on site for interview and photo opportunities.

Hayley Wickenheiser, six-time Olympian, five-time Olympic medallist, ice hockey
Kyle Shewfelt, three-time Olympian, Athens 2004 gold medallist, artistic gymnastics
Benoît Huot, four-time Paralympian, 19-time Paralympic medallist, swimming
Elaine Allard, London 2012 Paralympian, wheelchair basketball
Rosie MacLennan, two-time Olympian, London 2012 gold medallist, trampoline
Chris Overholt, CEO and Secretary General, Canadian Olympic Committee
Dr. Gaétan Tardif, President, Canadian Paralympic Committee 
Frank Vettese, Managing Partner and Chief Executive, Deloitte
Alan D. Torrie, President and CEO, Morneau Shepell
Debbie Low, CEO and President of Canadian Sport Institute Ontario, on behalf of the COPSI Network       



Thursday, September 24, 2015

10:00 a.m. EST

Media to arrive for 9:30 a.m. set up


Coca Cola Court

Ryerson University Mattamy Athletic Center

50 Carlton St, Toronto, ON M5B 1J2


SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)

For further information: Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office: Devin Heroux, Manager, Media Relations, Tel: 416-324-5020/ Cell: 416-788-6527, Email: dheroux@olympic.ca; Cherry Ye, Coordinator, Communications, Tel: 416-324-4123 / Cell: 416-427-4341, Email: cye@olympic.ca ; Yvon Long, Senior Manager, Communications, Tel: 514-206-6720, Email: ylong@olympic.ca; Canadian Paralympic Committee Media Office: Martin Richard, Executive Director, Communications & Marketing, Tel: 613-569-4333 ext.224 / Cell: 613-725-4339, Email: mrichard@paralympic.ca; Alison Korn, Sr. Manager, Media Relations & Communications, Tel: 613-569-4333 ext. 243 / Cell: 613-298-4927, Email: akorn@paralympic.ca; Louis Daignault, Coordinator, Communications, Tel: 613-569-4333 ext. 237 / Cell: 613 297-1455, Email: ldaignault@paralympic.ca; Morneau Shepell Media Office: Gwen McGuire, Kaiser Lachance Communications, Tel: 647-725-2520 ext. 204, Email: Gwen.mcguire@kaiserlachance.com; Deloitte Media Office: Emily Richardson, Manager, Media Relations, Tel: 416-202-2872, Email: emrichardson@deloitte.ca; COPSI Network Media Office: Debbie Low, President and CEO, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario, Tel: 416.596.1633, Email: dlow@csiontario.ca


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