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November 09, 2010 11:33 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of State Lunn Attends Canada's Sports Hall of Fame Press Conference

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2010) - The Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of State (Sport), will speak on Wednesday at the press conference for the induction of new members of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

This year, the Hall of Fame is inducting the following athletes: hockey player Patrick Roy, freestyle skier Jean-Luc Brassard, wheelchair racer Chantal Petitclerc, speed skater and cyclist Clara Hughes, race car driver Jacques Villeneuve, and gymnast Kyle Shewfelt. Sports administrators Roger Jackson and Bob Ackles will be inducted as builders.

This advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2010
   
Time: 1:45 p.m. MST
   
Place: Telus Convention Centre (Chinook Room)
  120-9th Avenue SE
  Calgary, Alberta

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Gary Lunn, P.C., M.P.
    Minister of State (Sport)
    Vanessa Schneider - Director of Communications
    819-934-1122
    vanessa.schneider@pch.gc.ca
    or
    Canadian Heritage
    Media Relations
    819-994-9101
    1-866-569-6155
    media@pch.gc.ca