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Media Advisory/Photo opportunity - Team Canada Chef de Mission to be announced for Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

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SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee will announce the individual selected to the role of Chef de Mission for Team Canada for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games, on Monday, May 5.

The Chef de Mission will be in Toronto for the day on May 5 and will be available for interview and photo opportunities in person and by phone, after 9:00 a.m. EDT.

WHAT:  Announcement of Team Canada's Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games, followed by interview and photo opportunities.
 
WHEN:  9:00 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 5.
 
WHERE:   Toronto
 
WHO:  Team Canada Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

The Chef de Mission will be available for interviews and photos throughout the day on Monday, May 5. Please contact Alison Korn, Canadian Paralympic Committee Media Relations Manager, to arrange. Email: akorn@paralympic.ca / Cell: 613-298-4927.

The Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games run August 7 to 15, 2015 and will feature 1,608 athletes from 28 countries competing in 15 sports. Team Canada is expected to send a team of approximately 200 athletes.

About the Canadian Paralympic Committee

The Canadian Paralympic Committee is a non-profit, private organization with 25 member sports organizations dedicated to strengthening the Paralympic Movement. The Canadian Paralympic Committee's vision is to be the world's leading Paralympic nation. Its mission is to lead the development of a sustainable Paralympic sport system in Canada to enable athletes to reach the podium at the Paralympic Games. By supporting Canadian high performance athletes with a disability and promoting their success, the Canadian Paralympic Committee inspires all Canadians with a disability to get involved in sport through programs delivered by its member organizations. For more information, visit www.paralympic.ca

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