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Oct 03, 2015, 20:32 ET Canadian Olympic Committee Board Announces Olympian Tricia Smith as Interim President

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee Board, today announced with unanimous support, that Tricia Smith, a four time Olympian, lawyer and businesswoman, will serve as the...


Oct 03, 2015, 09:53 ET Canadian Olympic Committee Statement

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee is announcing it has accepted Mr. Marcel Aubut's resignation as President. In light of his resignation and based on the wishes of...


Oct 02, 2015, 13:46 ET Canadian Olympic Committee Statement

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee finds the allegations that have appeared recently in the media extremely disturbing. As such, we are expanding our investigations to fully ...


Sep 24, 2015, 10:10 ET COC launches groundbreaking total athlete wellness program

COC and Deloitte Announce Unprecedented 16 Year Extension TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2015 /CNW/ -On Thursday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), and Deloitte launched Game Plan – a high performance...


Jul 01, 2015, 12:07 ET Mark Oldershaw named Team Canada flag bearer for TORONTO 2015

Oldershaw asks Team Canada fans to connect via #OlympicClub: a new ground-breaking digital fan program OTTAWA, July 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The celebration started early today, as the President of the...


Jun 23, 2015, 09:15 ET Canadian Olympic Committee Launches #OneTeam LGBTQ PSA To Strengthen Message Of Inclusion In Sport

#OneTeam Ambassadors stand up for inclusion in sport TORONTO, June 23, 2015 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) launched its first ever #OneTeam LGBTQ inclusion in sport Public...


Jun 12, 2015, 09:53 ET Building Olympians: #NowOrNever

Canadian Olympic Foundation launches first-ever national campaign fuelling next generation athlete Olympic dreams Backgrounder | Photos | Article TORONTO, June 12, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic...


Apr 29, 2015, 13:30 ET Hudson's Bay and Partners COC & CPC Unveil Official Team Canada Collection For TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

22 piece kit pays homage to the Canadian flag TORONTO, April 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Today in Toronto, Canada's iconic retailer, Hudson's Bay unveiled the official Team Canada Collection for the TORONTO...


Apr 22, 2015, 08:21 ET #NowOrNever - Canadian Olympic Committee launches first-ever Pan American Games brand campaign to drive awareness for home Games

TORONTO, April 22, 2015 /CNW/ - With just 79 days remaining until the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games kick off, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) launched on Wednesday its #NowOrNever campaign,...


Mar 12, 2015, 10:48 ET Canadian Olympic Committee Names Top Communicator To Its Team

PMO Press Secretary Carl Vallée named Executive Director, Communications MONTREAL, March 12, 2015 /CNW/ - On Thursday, the Canadian Olympic Committee named the newest member of its executive team,...


Jan 07, 2015, 19:22 ET Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network Partnership Announcement

VANCOUVER, Jan. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and the Canadian Sport Institute Network (CSIN) announced on Wednesday a substantial...


Dec 08, 2014, 13:52 ET Statement: IOC passes all "Olympic Agenda 2020" Recommendations

MONACO, Dec. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, at the 127th IOC Session in Monaco, all 40 recommendations put forward in the Olympic Agenda 2020 were approved by the International Olympic Committee members. The ...


Dec 03, 2014, 10:36 ET Statement - Jean Béliveau passes away

TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee released the following statement of condolence after NHL legend, Jean Béliveau passed away. "It is with great sadness to hear that...


Nov 28, 2014, 11:40 ET Media Advisory - Canadian Olympic Team unveils key LGBTQ initiatives

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - On Tuesday December 2nd, 2014, the Canadian Olympic Team will be announcing several key LGBTQ-related initiatives, including a major partnership. Members of North...


Nov 06, 2014, 10:38 ET Marcel Aubut wins prestigious International Sport Council Seat

First ballot victory gives Aubut highest endorsement from Pan American countries TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - In a hotly contested election held today in Bangkok, Canadian Olympic Committee...


Oct 31, 2014, 10:05 ET Canadian Olympic Committee names Cossette as new creative agency of record

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) announced Cossette as their new creative agency of record to lead all marketing communication up until the 2016 Olympic...


Oct 16, 2014, 16:03 ET 2015 Year of Sport: The Canadian Olympic Committee Applauds Harper Government's Initiative

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee's Chief executive Officer, Chris Overholt, joined the Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable David...


Oct 02, 2014, 14:00 ET Canadian Olympic Committee names two top executives to its team

Kristina Schaefer named Executive Director, Partnerships; Marc-André Plouffe named Executive Director, Communications TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee named the...


Jul 03, 2014, 13:09 ET Vancouver 2010 Games officially wrap up debt free with lasting legacies for all Canadians

VANCOUVER, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Almost eleven years to the day after winning the rights on July 3, 2003 to host the 2010 Olympic Games, today the project officially ends with the release of Games'...


Jul 03, 2014, 13:06 ET Statement - Marcel Aubut on the successful closure of 'VANOC'

TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today marks both the 11th anniversary of winning the right to host the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and the formal closure of the project known as the Vancouver 2010...


Jul 02, 2014, 18:17 ET Media Advisory - VANOC Board wraps up 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games with release of final reports

TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - At 12 noon EDT/9 a.m. PST tomorrow the Board of Directors for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Organizing Committee (VANOC) will report on its...


Jun 04, 2014, 17:29 ET Reminder: Media Advisory - 2014 Celebration of Excellence Events Announced

CALGARY, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee announced the events that will take place during the three-day 2014 Celebration of Excellence,...


Jun 04, 2014, 11:28 ET Olympians and coaches receive $1.8 million for Sochi medal performances

86 athletes and 56 coaches receive $1,840,000 in rewards through the RBC Athlete Excellence Fund and The Globe and Mail Coach Reward Program GATINEAU, QC, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian...


Jan 10, 2014, 09:41 ET Media Advisory - Canadian Olympic Team Block Party Accreditation

TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - On Saturday January 11, 2014, the Canadian Olympic Team will be hosting an official Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic Team send-off "Block Party" celebration in downtown...


Dec 31, 2013, 06:00 ET Canadian Olympic Team - #WeAreWinter

Canadian Olympic Team calls upon nation to rally behind Sochi-bound athletes with new brand campaign TORONTO, Dec. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - With 37 days remaining until the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, the...