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2014-07-03 12:24:13

VANCOUVER, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Almost eleven years to the day after winning the rights on July 3, 2003 to host the 2010 Olympic Games, today the project officially ends with the release of Games' final financial and operations reports showing no debts or liabilities and a lasting legacy of knowledge, capacity and facilities and pride for British Columbians and all Canadians. Auditors Ernst and Young today completed an independent audit of VANOC's final financial statements approved on June...

2014-07-03 12:24:09

TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today marks both the 11(th) anniversary of winning the right to host the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and the formal closure of the project known as the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Organizing Committee (VANOC). The Canadian Olympic Committee proudly released the following statement: "In 2010, we invited the world into our home and the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games were delivered in world-class style. Congratulations to the...

2014-06-04 12:26:13

86 athletes and 56 coaches receive $1,840,000 in rewards through the RBC Athlete Excellence Fund and The Globe and Mail Coach Reward Program GATINEAU, QC, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee, in partnership with RBC and The Globe and Mail, presented more than $1.8 million in cheques to Sochi Olympians and their coaches for their medal performances in Sochi. As part of the Celebration of Excellence events presented by RBC, the cheques were presented during a...

2014-02-23 08:20:22

OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to offer my most heartfelt congratulations to Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse, who were today named Canada's flag-bearers for the closing ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. This exciting announcement was made by the Canadian Olympic Committee in Sochi, Russia. Kaillie and Heather's performance in bobsleigh, which earned them a gold medal, has inspired Canadians across our country....

2014-02-03 23:21:59

ScribbleLive to power exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage at the XXII Olympic Winter Games. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Scribble Technologies Inc, (Scribble, http://www.scribblelive.com/) today announced that the Canadian Olympic Committee is using ScribbleLive, the world’s leading end-to-end content engagement platform, to power their live behind-the-scenes experiences for the Winter 2014 Games. The committee’s decision to use ScribbleLive comes alongside the...

2013-12-31 08:21:29

Canadian Olympic Team calls upon nation to rally behind Sochi-bound athletes with new brand campaign TORONTO, Dec. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - With 37 days remaining until the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) today launched its "We Are Winter" campaign, its most integrated, digitally enabled and largest brand undertaking in its history. The national video debut of "We Are Winter," entitled Crossroads featuring Sochi medal hopefuls Kaillie Humphries, Mark...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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