VANOC to announce new funding program to share the 2010 Winter Games with Canadians in provinces and territories beyond BC

    VANCOUVER, Jan. 25 /CNW/ - John Furlong, Chief Executive Officer of the
Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter
Games (VANOC), Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and BC Premier Gordon Campbell,
tomorrow, will announce a new provincial and territorial program. The
announcement will also detail Ontario's participation and financial
contribution under this initiative.

    Date:      Saturday, January 26, 2008

    Time:      1:00 pm

    Location:  Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel (reception)
               999 Canada Place, Vancouver

    Who:       The Honourable Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario
               The Honourable Gordon Campbell, Premier of British Columbia
               John Furlong, VANOC CEO
               Veronica Brenner, VANOC Coordinator, Home Field Advantage/Top
                Secret and silver medallist, freestyle (Salt Lake 2002
                Olympic Winter Games)
               Katie Tsuyuki, 2006 Canadian National Halfpipe Champion and
                member of the Canadian National Freestyle snowboard team

    Note: Please ensure to bring proper identification to this event.

For further information:

For further information: Media enquiries may be directed to: Margaret
Nevin, Media Relations, VANOC, Phone: (778) 838-9946

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