TORONTO – The Canadian Olympic Committee will make a major announcement regarding a new national partner in support of the Canadian Olympic Team. Representatives from the Canadian Olympic Committee, government representatives, athletes and special guests will be available for photos and interviews.

WHO:  Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee
Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport)
Steve Podborski, Chef de Mission, Sochi 2014
Clara Hughes, Six-time Olympic Medallist, Cycling, Speed skating
Rosie MacLennan, 2012 Gold Medallist, Trampoline
Diana Matheson, 2012 Bronze Medallist, Soccer
Jessica Zelinka, 2012 Olympian, Athletics
Damian Warner, 2012 Olympian, Athletics
Benoit Huot, 2012 Gold Medallist, Paralympic Swimming
Summer Mortimer, 2012 Gold Medallist, Paralympic Swimming
David Pelletier, 2002 Gold Medallist, Figure Skating
Hayley Wickenheiser, Four-time Olympic Medallist, Hockey
Melanie Turgeon, 2002, 1998, 1994 Olympian, Alpine Skiing
Chris Del Bosco, 2011 World Champion, Ski Cross
Brad Martin, 2006 Olympian, Snowboarding
Mercedes Nicoll, 2010, 2006 Olympian, Snowboarding

WHEN:  Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 9:30am EST

WHERE:  Le Germain
75 Bremner Blvd
(Maple Leaf Square)
Toronto, ON

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Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:   
Jane Almeida, Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-324-4120 / Cell. : 416-540-1788

Dimitri Soudas, Executive Director,Communications
Tel. : 416-324-4136/ Cell. : 289-388-6419