VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 20, 2011) - The Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of State (Sport), will make an announcement about winter sports on Friday.

Representatives from the sport community will also be in attendance, including William Thompson, CEO of Skate Canada, and Jeff Buttle, Athlete Ambassador for the 2011 BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championships.

This advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date: Friday, January 21, 2011
   
Time: 12:30 p.m. PST
   
Place: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
  1925 Blanshard Street
  Victoria, British Columbia

Contact Information: Office of the Honourable Gary Lunn, P.C., M.P.
Minister of State (Sport)
Vanessa Schneider
Director of Communications
819-934-1122
vanessa.schneider@pch.gc.ca
or
Canadian Heritage
Media Relations
819-994-9101
1-866-569-6155
media@pch.gc.ca