Canadian athletes to lay wreaths at Remembrance Day ceremonies across Canada

November 10, 2015

OTTAWA - Some of Canada’s most accomplished athletes will be paying their respects to Canada’s veterans in Remembrance Day ceremonies across the country on November 11.

Olympic, Paralympic, Pan Am and Parapan Am athletes will formally lay wreaths at the following ceremonies:

MONTREAL

Athletes:

  • Philippe Beaudry, two-time Olympian, Fencing
  • Paralympian TBC

Where: McGill University Campus Cenotaph

When: November 11, 10:30 a.m.

OTTAWA

Athletes:

  • Anastasiya Muntyanu, London 2012 Olympian, Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Chantal Beauchesne, Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games bronze medallist, Sitting Volleyball

Where: National War Memorial

When: November 11, 10:30 a.m. arrival. Ceremony will start just before 11 a.m.

TORONTO – QUEEN’S PARK

Athletes:

  • Stephanie Struthers (Richardson), Atlanta 1996 Olympian, Swimming

Where: Veteran's Memorial, on the Front Lawn of the Legislative Building at Queen's Park

When: November 11, 10:45 a.m.

CALGARY

Athletes:

  • Cori Morris (Bartel), Vancouver 2010 Olympian and silver medallist, Curling
  • Chad Jassman, London 2012 Paralympian and gold medallist, Wheelchair Basketball

Where: The Military Museums, 4520 Crowchild Trail SW

When:  November 11, 10:00 a.m.

VANCOUVER

Athletes:

  • Rhian Wilkinson, two-time Olympian, London 2012 Bronze medallist, Soccer
  • Joy Fera, Montreal 1976 Olympian, Rowing
  • Fabien Lavoie, London 2012 silver medallist, Beijing 2008 bronze medallist, Athens 2004 silver medallist, Wheelchair Rugby

Where: Victory Square Cenotaph, 1055 Canada Pl. West Hastings & Cambie St.

When:  November 11, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

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Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:

Ricky Landry, Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 514-861-3696 / Cell: 514-229-4833
Email: rlandry@olympic.ca

Cherry Ye, Coordinator, Communications
Tel: 416-324-4303 / Cell: 416-427-4341
Email: cye@olympic.ca

Canadian Paralympic Committee Media Office:

Alison Korn, Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations
Office: 613-569-4333 ext. 243/ Cell: 613-296-4927
Email: akorn@paralympic.ca

Martin Richard, Executive Director, Communications and Marketing
Office: 613-569-4333 ext. 224 / Cell: 613-725-4339
Email: mrichard@paralympic.ca