Mayor Sullivan in Ottawa & Toronto This Week

Visit promotes 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games as catalyst for social, economic & environmental change

Mayor Sam Sullivan will be in Ottawa and Toronto this week to promote Vancouver’s five goals and the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

In Ottawa, Mayor Sullivan is planning to meet with various federal Ministers and Members of Parliament to discuss:

  • Federal anti-drug strategy
  • Vancouver Infrastructure priorities
  • 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games
  • EcoDensity & affordable housing

Mayor Sullivan will also meet with the Governor General of Canada. In Toronto, he will deliver a lunch address to the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association. The theme is, “Preparing to host the world in 2010; using the Olympics as a catalyst for social and economic change.” The lunch details are:

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Location: Territories Room — Fairmont Royal York Hotel

Time: Noon — 1:30pm

Mayor Sullivan will meet with Mayor of Toronto and Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. He also plans to participate in a special event with the Canada Paralympic Committee and meet with the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences to promote Vancouver’s bid to host the 2009 Juno Awards.