Sport Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport to make major anti-doping announcement

November 4, 2013

OTTAWA, November 4, 2013 – Sport Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), will make a major announcement on November 5, 2013 in support of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport’s work in anti-doping.

Representatives from each of the organizations, as well as a Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athlete will be available for interview opportunities.

Who:    

  • The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport)
  • Paul Melia, President, CEO, Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport
  • Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee
  • Martin Richard, Executive Director of Communications and Marketing, Canadian Paralympic Committee
  • Christiane Ayotte, Director, Doping Control Laboratory and Professor, Centre INRS Institut Armand-Frappier
  • Marc Dorion, Gold Medal Paralympian (Sledge Hockey), Canadian Paralympic Committee
  • Athlete, Canadian Olympic Committee

When: Tuesday, November 5th, 2013, 10 a.m. EST

Where: Carleton University Fieldhouse, north of the main Recreation building, Ottawa, ON, Parking Lot P5

Note:

  • B-roll on the doping control process, including blood collection will be available to broadcast media day-of the event
  • Athletes will also be available to comment from major regions around the country.

For further information:

Elissa Freeman
Cell: 416-565-5605
elissafreeman@gmail.com

Jennifer Tiller – Ottawa media             
Cell: 613-290-2473                                                              
Jennifer.tiller@sympatico.ca                          

Holly Roy – Western Canada media
Cell: 780-991-2323
hollyr@pumpkinpr.com