Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

April 25, 2014 11:59 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of State Gosal to Participate in the Queen's Baton Relay

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 25, 2014) - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will be joined by Shona Robison, Scotland's Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport; Alistair Carmichael, UK Secretary of State for Scotland; Brian MacPherson, CEO, Commonwealth Games Canada; and select Canadian Commonwealth Games athletes and area school children to take part in the Queen's Baton Relay on Monday.

The first Canadian Stage of the Relay will take place at Rideau Hall with another on Parliament Hill. The Relay leads up to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

The details are as follows:

DATE:
Monday, April 28, 2014
TIME:
9:30 a.m.
PLACE:
Rideau Hall
1 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
DATE:
Monday, April 28
TIME:
3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
PLACE:
Parliament Hill
1 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario

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Contact Information

  • Robert Lynch
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Bal Gosal, P.C., M.P.
    Minister of State (Sport)
    819-934-1122
    robert.lynch@sports.gc.ca

    Media Relations
    Canadian Heritage
    819-994-9101
    1-866-569-6155
    media@pch.gc.ca