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Celebration of Excellence

Celebration of Excellence

The 2014 Celebration of Excellence is a 3-day event (June 4 – 6) to celebrate Canada’s tremendous successes within the Olympic Movement.

1. CANADIAN OLYMPIC PARLIAMENT VISIT

The Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams will be making public appearances starting on June 4th at Ottawa-area schools and hospitals as well as the House of Commons.

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014

WHERE: OTTAWA, ONTARIO

2. CANADIAN OLYMPIC HEROES TOUR

The Heroes Tour, consisting of school and hospital visits, will be making its way through Calgary, Banff and Edmonton on June 5th.

WHEN: WEDNESDAY JUNE 4 – THURSDAY JUNE 5, 2014

WHERE: OTTAWA & EDMONTON-CALGARY CORRIDOR

3. CANADIAN OLYMPIC PARADE

The Canadian Olympic Parade will be hosted by the City of Calgary on June 6th.

WHEN: FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014

WHERE: CALGARY, ALBERTA

4. CANADIAN OLYMPIC HALL OF FAME GALA AND INDUCTION CEREMONY PRESENTED BY RBC

Proceeds from the Hall of Fame Gala in Calgary will go to the Canadian Olympic Foundation as well as a legacy coaching program in Calgary to support the next generation of Olympians. The 2012 Hall of Fame Gala in Toronto raised more than $3 million for high performance sport and athletes in Canada. If you are interested in purchasing a table or donating to the Canadian Olympic Foundation click here.

WHEN: FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014

WHERE: CALGARY, ALBERTA

 

What is the Celebration of Excellence?

TRADITION – Sixty years of honouring Canada’s most distinguished Olympic athletes, coaches and builders. This year, Prime Minister, Stephen Harper is the Honourary Chair.
CELEBRATION – Held in a different Canadian City each Olympic Games or Olympic Winter Games year to welcome home the Team.
FUNDRAISING – Funds raised from the Celebration of Excellence will go to the Canadian Olympic Foundation to support high performance athletes and coaches.

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