Canadian Speed Skating elite in Ottawa for Speed Skating Canada’s 2016 Annual General Meeting

Ottawa, June 16, 2016 - Canada’s Speed Skating elite will gather in Ottawa, ON, June 17-19, 2016, for Speed Skating Canada’s Annual General Meeting.
The event, which will be held at the Sheraton Hotel Ottawa (150 Albert St), will bring together more than 100 Speed Skating Canada staff and committee members, provincial association members, athletes and Olympians.
During the three day event, Speed Skating Canada will hold its Sport Development Summit as well as giving out its annual awards, including those going out to the Male and Female Long Track and Short Track Speed Skaters of the Year.
The full schedule regarding Speed Skating Canada’s Annual General Meeting is available at

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
Phone: 514 213-9897