Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay media briefing to be held for Toronto

VANCOUVER, March 1 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold a media briefing on March 3, 2010 related to the 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay celebration.

The briefing is intended to help media prepare to cover the event and include an overview of March 5, 2010 when the Paralympic Flame will visit Toronto. It is critical for media planning to cover this event to attend the briefing.

Additional story ideas will be provided as well as details on how media can access torchbearers in advance of the celebration. A question and answer portion will follow.

Media accreditation to access the celebration will be issued immediately following the briefing, and will also be available at the celebration site approximately two hours before the Paralympic Torch Relay Celebration begins at Nathan Phillips Square.

    Media Technical Briefing for Toronto

    What:     A technical overview of the events happening on March 5, 2010
              when the Paralympic Flame visits Toronto.
              A Paralympic uniform will be on hand.

    Where:    100 Queen St. West, Toronto, ON M5V 3C6, Meeting Room C

    When:     March 3, 2010 / 14:00 - 16:00 (local time)

    Participating: VANOC media relations representatives, Toronto community
task force representative


For further information: For further information: Denyse Johnson, Vancouver 2010 Torch Relays Team, Tel: (604) 404-7935, E-mail:

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