OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2011 /CNW/ - Swimming Canada, in partnership with
CANSwim, is presenting the 2011 Big Splash Awards to recognize
Canadians who have excelled in the sport of swimming at the
international level this year.
Our Government is proud to support Canadian athletes at all levels,
including those who represented our country at the 2011 Pan American
and Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, as well as those who are
striving for the podium at the London Games in 2012.
The Government of Canada is the single largest contributor to sport in
Canada and supports participation and excellence from the playground to
the podium. We are committed to working with Canada's sport
organizations, like Swimming Canada, to support our athletes, and we
are proud to promote Canadian sport excellence through federal programs
and policies that contribute to athletic achievement in world-class
As Minister of State (Sport), I would like to recognize all of our
athletes who are being honoured at the 2011 Big Splash Awards.
Congratulations on this important achievement.
SOURCE Canadian Heritage
For further information:
For more information (media only), please contact:
Jenny Van Alstyne
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Bal Gosal, P.C., M.P.
Minister of State (Sport)