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Bloopers aplenty in Olympic countdown

It’s been all about the countdown this week as we notched up 100 days to the Olympics on Wednesday.

Michelle Obama celebrated by getting in some fencing practice with the US team, which looked more like an audition for the next… 604 more words

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Jean-Luc Brassard says he resigned as Olympic chef de mission after he 'spent a lot of energy' challenging COC over Marcel Aubut allegations

Vancouver — The new president of the Canadian Olympic Committee says she understands why Jean-Luc Brassard stepped down as chef de mission for the 2016 Summer Olympics. 953 more words


Brassard resigned as Rio chef de mission because of conflict with COC

MONTREAL – Former freestyle skier Jean-Luc Brassard resigned as chef de mission for Canada’s 2016 Olympic team because he felt he no longer had the full support of the… 148 more words


Curt Harnett slides seamlessly into role as Canada's Olympic chef de mission after abrupt departure of predecessor

TORONTO — He didn’t know it then, but the 2015 Pan Am Games turned out to be yet another perfect Olympic preparation session for retired Canadian cyclist Curt Harnett. 679 more words


Jean-Luc Brassard quits as Canada's chef de mission for Rio, replaced by Harnett

TORONTO – Canada’s chef de mission for the Rio Olympics has stepped down with less than four months before the Games.

Jean-Luc Brassard hinted he might quit earlier this year. 528 more words


With the first Ghomeshi verdict looming it's a good time for employers to review harassment policies

It shouldn’t take a scandal to raise awareness about how to handle sexual harassment complaints.

But the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) have both undergone independent reviews of their policies and procedures following allegations made against Jian Ghomeshi, the former host of CBC’s radio show Q, and Marcel Aubut, the former president of the COC, respectively. 517 more words


Searching for future Olympians in Montreal

MONTREAL–Quebec athletes had a chance to get closer to the podium this Saturday.

The Canadian Olympic Committee in partnership with RBC held the RBC Training Ground Camp at the  208 more words