TORONTO - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee released the following statement of congratulations to former Ontario Premier, Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Toronto, and 2012 Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame co-Chair the Honourable David R. Peterson on being named Chair of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee.
“As we move ever-closer toward welcoming the Americas at TORONTO 2015, we are very pleased to draw upon the leadership and expertise of the Honourable David Peterson in this crucial role. The Canadian Olympic Committee looks forward to working closely with Mr. Peterson in the coming weeks and months to ensure that TORONTO 2015 is a world-class Games and worthy of the Canadian athletes and coaches who will compete. We would also like to sincerely thank outgoing TO2015 Chair Roger Garland for his work and dedication, and wish him all the very best.”
- Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee