COC, CPC and Partners to announce athlete wellness strategy

September 22, 2015

TORONTO - On Thursday September 24, 2015, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network (COPSI Network), and Deloitte will announce a major athlete wellness strategy. The COC will also announce new marketing partnerships.

Representatives from all organizations, along with Olympians and Paralympians, will be on site for interview and photo opportunities.


Hayley Wickenheiser, six-time Olympian, five-time Olympic medallist, ice hockey

Kyle Shewfelt, three-time Olympian, Athens 2004 gold medallist, artistic gymnastics

Benoît Huot, four-time Paralympian, 19-time Paralympic medallist, swimming

Elaine Allard, London 2012 Paralympian, wheelchair basketball

Rosie MacLennan, two-time Olympian, London 2012 gold medallist, trampoline

Chris Overholt, CEO and Secretary General, Canadian Olympic Committee

Dr. Gaétan Tardif, President, Canadian Paralympic Committee

Frank Vettese, Managing Partner and Chief Executive, Deloitte

Alan D. Torrie, President and CEO, Morneau Shepell

Debbie Low, CEO and President of Canadian Sport Institute Ontario, on behalf of the COPSI Network


WHEN:           Thursday, September 24, 2015

                        10:00 a.m. EST

                        Media to arrive for 9:30 a.m. set up


WHERE:          Coca Cola Court

                         Ryerson University Mattamy Athletic Center

                        50 Carlton St, Toronto, ON M5B 1J2

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Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:

Devin Heroux, Manager, Media Relations

Tel: 416-324-5020/ Cell: 416-788-6527


Cherry Ye, Coordinator, Communications
Tel: 416-324-4123 / Cell: 416-427-4341

Yvon Long, Senior Manager, Communications

Tel: 514-206-6720



Canadian Paralympic Committee Media Office:

Martin Richard, Executive Director, Communications & Marketing

Tel: 613-569-4333 ext.224 / Cell: 613-725-4339



Alison Korn, Sr. Manager, Media Relations & Communications

Tel: 613-569-4333 ext. 243 / Cell: 613-298-4927



Louis Daignault, Coordinator, Communications

Tel: 613-569-4333 ext. 237 / Cell: 613 297-1455



Morneau Shepell Media Office:

Gwen McGuire, Kaiser Lachance Communications,

Tel: 647-725-2520 ext. 204,



Deloitte Media Office:

Emily Richardson, Manager, Media Relations

Tel: 416-202-2872



COPSI Network Media Office:

Debbie Low, President and CEO, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario

Tel: 416.596.1633