October 27, 2016 16:59 ET
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 27, 2016) - On behalf of 36 million Canadians from coast to coast to coast, the Government of Canada will be hosting more than 250 Canadian athletes and coaches in Ottawa and Gatineau for a one-day celebration, commemorating their success at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The celebration begins with morning community events with local students and will conclude with an official visit to Parliament Hill.
Media are invited for photo and interview opportunities. The lists of athletes and coaches attending are available below.
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Note: Journalists who are not members of the National Press Gallery will require accreditation from the gallery in advance. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view the list of Rio 2016 Athletes and Coaches In Attendance, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/074207ar.pdf
Government of CanadaAshley Michnowski, Press SecretaryOffice of the Honourable Carla QualtroughMinister of Sport and Persons with DisabilitiesCell: email@example.comCanadian Olympic Committee:Cherry Ye, Program Manager, Media Relations416-324-4123 / Cell: firstname.lastname@example.orgJosh Su, Coordinator, Communications416-324-4303 / Cell: email@example.comCanadian Paralympic Committee:Alison Korn, Senior Manager, Communications613-569-4333 ext. 243 / Cell: firstname.lastname@example.orgMartin Richard, Executive Director,Communications & Marketing613-569-4333 ext. 224 / Cell: email@example.com
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