TORONTO – Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee released the following statement following the announcement that Karen O’Neill, formerly CEO of Field Hockey Canada, has been named CEO of the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC).

“Congratulations to Karen on her important appointment to the Canadian Paralympic Committee. At a time when alignment within the Canadian sport system has never been more important, the Canadian Olympic Committee looks forward to working cooperatively with Karen and her team at the CPC to support our mutual stakeholders and sport partners. On behalf of the COC and the whole Olympic family, we wish her every success in her new position.”

-Christopher R. Overholt, Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General, Canadian Olympic Committee 

– 30 –

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

Top Team Canada Fans of the Week

Al Redpath

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 262725 points
  • Earned this week: 6195 points

Kerri McGregor

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 245124 points
  • Earned this week: 5445 points

Clay Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 241040 points
  • Earned this week: 5350 points

Judy Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 67712 points
  • Earned this week: 4820 points

jasper fleming

Current Level

Silver

  • Total: 3738 points
  • Earned this week: 3738 points
  • Next Level: Gold
  • Needed: 512 points

Ivy Tennis

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 198352 points
  • Earned this week: 2625 points

Adam Kohn

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 84315 points
  • Earned this week: 2350 points

Teri-Lyn Stewart

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 13333 points
  • Earned this week: 2316 points

Website by zync.ca | Programmed by Trew Knowledge | Powered by WordPress.com VIP