Canadian Speed Skating elite in Toronto for Speed Skating Canada’s 2017 Annual General Meeting

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Induction of Christine Nesbitt into Speed Skating Canada’s Hall of Fame, Friday

Ottawa, June 8, 2017 - Canada’s Speed Skating elite will gather in Toronto, ON, June 8-10, 2017, for Speed Skating Canada’s Annual General Meeting.
 
The event, which will be held at the Sheraton Toronto Airport (801, Dixon Road, Toronto, ON), will bring together more than 75 Speed Skating Canada staff and committee members, provincial association members and athletes, including the silver medalist in the 1000m at the 2017 World Single Distance Championships and new Canadian national record holder in that distance, Vincent De Haître.
 
During the three-day event, Speed Skating Canada will give out its annual awards on Friday night, including those going out to the Male and Female Long Track and Short Track Speed Skaters of the Year.

Two-time Olympic medalist, including gold in the 1000m in Vancouver, Christine Nesbitt from London, ON, will also attend as she will be inducted into Speed Skating Canada’s Hall of Fame.
     
The full schedule regarding Speed Skating Canada’s Annual General Meeting is available at www.speedskating.ca.

About Speed Skating Canada
Speed Skating Canada (SSC) is the governing body for competitive long track and short track speed skating in Canada. Founded in 1887, the association is comprised of 13 provincial and territorial branches representing more than 14,000 individual members, and counting. SSC believes that sport is an apprenticeship for life and prizes respect for others, integrity, excellence of effort, as well as a safe, healthy environment. SSC recognizes and values its outstanding volunteers who give freely of their time and expertise. It also celebrates the 63 Olympic medals won by Canadian athletes since 1932, as well as the coaches, officials and other dedicated individuals who helped them on their journey.

SSC is proud to be affiliated with partners that share the same vision and values including our premium sponsors Intact Insurance, as well as our funding partners, the Government of Canada, Own the Podium, City of Montreal, Calgary Olympic Oval and WinSport Canada.

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For information:
Patrick Godbout
Communications & Media Relations Manager
Speed Skating Canada
Email: pgodbout@speedskating.ca
Phone: 514 213-9897
Website: www.speedskating.ca 
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