Olympians get into the holiday spirit at Santa Claus parades across canada

Canadian Olympians will play an important role as Canada celebrates the Christmas season.

WHAT:   Montreal Santa Claus Parade
*Photo and media interview opportunities*

WHO:   Roseline Filion, Diving
Derek O’Farrell, Rowing

WHEN:   Saturday, November17, 2012, 11:00 AM

WHERE:   Du Fort along St. Catherine West to Saint-Urbain
Montreal, QC
Parade route: http://www.destinationcentreville.com/files/destination-centre-ville/trajet-defile-2011_0.pdf

WHAT:   Ottawa Help Santa Toy Parade
*Photo and media interview opportunities*

WHO:   Sue Holloway, Canoe/Kayak
Michael Tayler, Canoe/Kayak
Angus Mortimer, Canoe/Kayak
Steven Jorens, Canoe/Kayak
Katie Weatherston, Hockey
Dominique Bosshart, Taekwondo

WHEN:   Saturday, November17, 2012, 11:00 AM

WHERE:   Wellington St. down Bank Street to Laurier, finish at Elgin St.
Ottawa, ON
Parade route: http://www.toyparade.org/

WHAT:   Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade
*Photo and media interview opportunities**

WHO:   Desiree Scott, Soccer
Jason Lyon, Archery
Lori Ann Mundt, Volleyball

WHEN:   Saturday, November 17, 2012, 5:00 PM

WHERE:   Young St. along Portage St. to Main and William Stephenson Way
Winnipeg, MB
Parade route: http://winnipegsantaparade.com/

WHAT:   Halifax Chronicle Herald Holiday Parade of Lights
*Photo and media interview opportunities**

WHO:   Tracy Cameron, Rowing
Karen Furneaux, Canoe/Kayak
Adam Lancia, Wheelchair Basketball
Jamey Jewells, Wheelchair Basketball
Ellie Black, Gymnastics
Alex Duckworth, Snowboard
Mark de Jonge, Canoe/Kayak
Jason McCoombs, Canoe/Kayak

WHEN:   Saturday, November17, 2012, 6:00 PM

WHERE:   Upper Water Street to Barrington Street, finishing at University Avenue.
Halifax, NS
Parade route: http://www.downtownhalifax.ca/

WHAT:   Cavalcade of Lights
*Photo and media interview opportunities**

WHO:   Luke Ramsay, Sailing
Zsofia Balazs, Swimming
Martin Reader, Volleyball
Victoria Reznik, Gymnastics
Josh Binstock, Beach Volleyball
Sarah Wells, Athletics

WHEN:   Saturday,November 17, 2012, 7:00 PM

WHERE:   Nathan Phillips Square
Toronto City Hall
100 Queen St. W
Toronto, ON

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