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Four prominent First Nations along with Feasibility Team to Present Investment Estimates for 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in British Columbia

Press Release

(July 6, 2022) – The Lil̓wat7úl (Líl̓wat), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations, together with the Feasibility Team representing the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee, invite media to a briefing on the initial investment estimates to deliver the recently proposed Games Hosting Concept for a potential 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in British Columbia.

The media event will be held at the BC Sports Hall of Fame on July 8 at 9:00 a.m. PT. Media are invited for the briefing, followed by interview opportunities. Media unable to attend in-person are welcome to participate via Zoom.

Friday, July 8, 2022
9:00 am PT

BC Sports Hall of Fame
777 Pacific Boulevard South, Gate A
Vancouver, BC

Zoom link:

Tewanee Joseph, 2030 Feasibility Team, Indigenous Relations
Chris Lewis – Squamish Nation
Dennis Thomas – Tsleil-Waututh Nation
Courtenay Gibson – Musqueam Nation
Andrew Baker, COC, 2030 Feasibility Team
Mary Conibear – 2030 Feasibility Team, Impact & Legacy
Tim Gayda – 2030 Feasibility Team, Games Master Plan
Gail Hamamoto – Vice President, CPC (Joining by Zoom from Kamloops)
Tricia Smith – President, COC (Joining by Zoom from United Kingdom)



Chris Dornan
COC/CPC Feasibility Team
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Líl̓wat Nation
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Odette Wilson
Musqueam Indian Band
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Marc Riddell
Squamish Nation
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Cassie Brondgeest
Tsleil-Waututh Nation
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Alvin Singh
Vancouver Mayor’s Office
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City of Vancouver Communications Office
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Whistler Mayor’s Office – Communications Department
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Nicole Watts
Manager, Public Relations, CPC
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Thomas Hall
Director, Communications and Media Relations, COC
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