Minister Sajjan and Minister O’Regan hold departure event for Team Canada Invictus Games 2018

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Media advisory

October 15, 2018 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Media are invited to a departure event for Team Canada, as they head to Sydney, Australia to represent our nation at this year’s Invictus Games.

Team Canada is comprised of 39 competitors: 17 serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces and 22 Veterans, all of whom acquired an illness or a physical or mental health injury while serving Canada. They will join more than 500 competitors from 18 nations competing in 11 adaptive sports throughout the course of Invictus Games Sydney 2018, which runs October 20 to 27.

What: Team Canada departure event

When: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Where: Canadian Reception Centre
Hangar 11
190 Convair Pvt
Ottawa, ON

Interviews with designated spokespersons and team members will be available following the official portion of the event.


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Notes to editor / news director

Parking for media will be available onsite. Media representatives are asked to arrive at 3:45 p.m. Please contact Lieutenant (Navy) Kelly Boyden, Team Canada Public Affairs Officer to RSVP or for more details.


Lt(N) Kelly Boyden
Team Canada Public Affairs Officer
Cell: 613-797-2130
Email: [email protected]

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353
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