Canada Summer Games: Pierre-Luc Dusseault Invites His Mp Colleagues To Sherbrooke
May 18th, 2012 - 5:49pm
From August 2 to 17, 2013, the country's top athletes will gather in Sherbrooke
OTTAWA, May 18, 2012 — Speaking before his colleagues in the House of Commons, New Democrat MP Pierre-Luc Dusseault (Sherbrooke) took the opportunity to invite elected officials to attend the Canada Summer Games, which will take place in Sherbrooke in 2013.
"Mark it on your calendar: from August 2 to 17, 2013, the top athletes from the four corners of the country will gather in my riding of Sherbrooke to take part in the Canada Summer Games," said the MP. "We are proud to welcome them, and I invite all of you to join us for this major sporting event."
"On behalf of all the residents of Sherbrooke, I invite you to come and support our athletes, to discover Sherbrooke and to get involved in the Games. You are also encouraged to sign up as a volunteer for the event. To apply, go to JeuxduCanada2013.ca."
Founded in 1967, the Games are the largest multi-disciplinary event for young Canadians. This year, 4,200 athletes will compete in twenty disciplines during fifteen days of activities. Under the slogan "Unity Through Sport," the Games aims to bring young athletes together to promote a healthy lifestyle, perseverance, fun, team spirit, facing of challenges, and knowledge of the diverse regions and cultures of Canada.