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Canadian Olympic Committee embraces ruthless calculus of funding medal hopefuls — and few others

TORONTO — There was something wholly appropriate about the chief executive of the Canadian Olympic Committee unveiling its new funding envelope at a hotel ballroom hard by the Toronto financial district. 849 more words

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Davie Shipyard recruits former COC president who resigned over sexual harassment allegations

Marcel Aubut, who has been registered as a lobbyist for Davie, disappeared from public view last fall when harassment accusations first surfaced against him

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Davie Shipyard recruits former COC president who resigned over sexual harassment allegations

Marcel Aubut, the former COC president who resigned over sexual harassment complaints last fall, is now a lobbyist for Davie Shipyard, Canada’s largest shipbuilder with significant maritime facilities in Quebec. 160 more words

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Davie Shipyard recruits lobbyist Marcel Aubut, the former Canadian Olympic Committee president

Marcel Aubut is now a lobbyist for Davie Shipyard. The shipbuilder has significant maritime facilities in Quebec.

Aubut, the former president of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), has been registered in the past for Davie Shipyard at the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada. 132 more words

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Cam Cole: No appeal needed, Evan Dunfee showed us the best of the Olympics, even if he's too tired to carry the flag

RIO DE JANEIRO — The coach of triple sprint medallist Andre De Grasse ran ever so slightly out of his lane Saturday.

“If this is still a voted-by-athlete process,” Stuart McMillan posted on Twitter, “I implore all Canadian athletes in Rio to vote for @EvanDunfee for Closing Ceremony flag-bearer.” 979 more words

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Cam Cole: Canada at the forefront of latest opportunity to free sports from performance-enhancing drugs

RIO DE JANEIRO — Taking their turns at the microphone, Canadian Olympic Committee president Tricia Smith, CEO Chris Overholt and chef de mission Curt Harnett all said the words: “Team Canada is ready.” 962 more words

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'One of our best teams ever' ready to prove it's worth Canada's faith and money at the Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO — The number is 19.

It may not necessarily be mentioned Wednesday when the Canadian Olympic Committee does its usual pre-Games song and dance, but behind closed doors that’s the discussion point for Canada. 713 more words

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