Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay media technical briefings to be held for
Wabash/Labrador City, Happy Valley-Goose Bay

VANCOUVER, Nov. 6 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold media technical briefings for Wabash/Labrador City and Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Monday November 9, 2009 related to 2010 Olympic Torch Relay community celebrations

The briefings are intended to help media prepare to cover the relay and include an overview of Day 13, Wednesday, November 11, when the Olympic Flame will visit these communities, as well as route materials and community celebration plans. It is critical for media planning to cover these events to participate in, or be aware of, the technical briefings listed below:

    No. 1  Media Technical Briefing for Wabash/Labrador City

    What:  A technical overview of Day 13 (November 11) when the flame visits
           Wabash/Labrador City

    Where: Labrador City Town Hall (Council Chambers)

    When:  Monday, November 9, 11 a.m. (local time)
           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    No. 2  Media Technical Briefing for Happy Valley-Goose Bay

    What:  A technical overview of Day 13 (November 11) when the flame visits
           Happy Valley-Goose Bay

    Where: Town Hall, 212 Hamilton River Rd

    When:  Monday, November 9, 2 p.m. (local time)
           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    Media dial-in information:
    Conference ID: 2315464
    Local dial in: 604-678-9970
    Toll-free: 1 866-792-1316


For further information: For further information: Media contact: Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328, E-mail:

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