Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

April 29, 2009 12:30 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Canadian Heritage

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 29, 2009) - The Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of State (Sport), will make an announcement about the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relays in Toronto tomorrow.

Also attending are Jim Richards, Program Director, Torch Relays (VANOC); Adrian Heaps, City of Toronto Councillor; Olympic Torch Relay presenting partners; selected Olympic torchbearers for the Ontario region; and athletes.

The 2010 Winter Games mascots-Quatchi, Miga, and Sumi-will also be there. An Olympic Torch prototype will be on display, and Maracatu Nunca Antes, an Afro-Brazilian group, will perform. The public is invited to bring their cameras.

This advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:



Date: Thursday, April 30

Time: 12:30 p.m. EDT

Place: Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Gary Lunn, P.C., M.P.
    Minister of State (Sport)
    Michelle Yao
    819-934-1131
    or
    Canadian Heritage
    Media Relations
    1-866-569-6155