TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - On September 25th, the Canadian Olympic Committee received a formal complaint against our President, Mr. Marcel Aubut. We immediately initiated the investigation process provided for in the Canadian Olympic Committee policies and have retained Mr. Francois Rolland, former Chief Justice of the Quebec Superior Court as an independent investigator.
Mr. Aubut has requested, and the Canadian Olympic Committee has agreed that he step away from his duties as Canadian Olympic Committee President and Canadian Olympic Foundation Chairman for the duration of the investigation. He has indicated that he will cooperate fully with the investigation, which, by its nature is confidential, out of respect for the parties.
SOURCE Canadian Olympic Committee