TORONTO – The President of the Canadian Olympic Committee, Marcel Aubut, will make an important funding announcement on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 regarding the Canadian Toronto 2015 Pan Am Team. He will be joined by athletes, National Sport Federation representatives, TO2015 representatives and government representatives,

Media are invited to attend for photo and interview availabilities.

WHO:  Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee
Ian Troop, President and Chief Executive Officer, TO2015
Hon. Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport.
Minister Responsible for the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games
Councillor Mark Grimes, Chairman, Mayor’s Pan Am Games Secretariat
Jason Burnett, Olympian, Trampoline, 2012, 2008 (silver medallist)
Donna Vakalis, Olympian, Modern Pentathlon, 2012
Crispin Duenas, Olympian, Archery, 2012
Josh Binstock, Olympian, Beach Volleyball, 2012
Martin Reader, Olympian, Beach Volleyball, 2012

WHEN:  December 5, 2012, 10:00 AM

WHERE:  Varsity Centre (Stadium)
299 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

NOTE:  Please access the Varsity Centre from the south end of Devonshire. Metered street parking is available on Devonshire Place or at the St. George underground lot and Trinity parking lot off of Devonshire Place.

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

Dimitri Soudas, Executive Director, Communications
Tel. : 416-324-4136/ Cell. : 289-388-6419
Email: dsoudas@olympic.ca

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