MONTREAL – Yesterday, the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada celebrated its “Grand Evening” event which included an impressive list of Canadian Olympians, Formula 1 drivers and team representatives, and Quebec artists. In total, the evening generated close to $750,000 for the Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur and the Canadian Olympic Foundation, in support of sport research, innovation and the retention of world-class coaching and equipment for Canadian high-performance athletes.

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Two-time Olympic silver medallist Alexandre Despatie arrives at the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada Grand Evening in Montreal.
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(L to R): Four-time Olympic medallist Émilie Heymans, London 2012 bronze medallist Jennifer Abel, London 2012 bronze medallist Meaghan Benfeito, Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton, London 2012 bronze medallist Roseline Filion in Montreal.
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(L to R): London 2012 Olympian Aleksandra Wozniak and three-time Olympian and London 2012 silver medallist Andréanne Morin in Montreal.
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(L to R): 2013 World Championship moguls bronze medallist Justine Dufour-Lapointe, moguls skier and Sochi 2014 hopeful Maxime Dufour-Lapointe, 2013 World Moguls Champion Mikaël Kingsbury and 2013 World Dual Moguls Champion and Vancouver 2010 Olympian Chloé Dufour-Lapointe in Montreal.
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(L to R): Vancouver 2010 Olympian Caroline Calvé and Turin 2006 bronze medallist Dominique Maltais at the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada Grand Evening in Montreal.
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(L to R): Vancouver 2010 gold medallist Alexandre Bilodeau and 2011 World Downhill Champion and two-time Olympian Erik Guay at the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada Grand Evening in Montreal.
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