OTTAWA, July 17, 2012 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will unveil the 2012 Lucky Loonie circulation coin, which will serve as a good luck charm for Canadian athletes competing at the upcoming 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London.
|Where:||Canada's Sports Hall of Fame|
|169 Canada Olympic Road SW|
|When:||July 19, 2012|
|9:45 a.m. arrival|
|Remarks and unveil: 10:00 a.m.|
|Who:||Mr. Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO, Royal Canadian Mint|
|Ms. Shelly Glover, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance|
|Mr. Deepak Obhrai, Member of Parliament for Calgary East and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs|
|Mr. Mark Tewksbury, Chef de Mission, 2012 Canadian Olympic Team|
|Mr. David Legg, President, Canadian Paralympic Committee|
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