Children, Seniors and Social Development
September 25, 2019

Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Bennett to Bring Greetings at the 2019 School Sport Canada National Meetings

Derek Bennett, Parliamentary Secretary for Children, Seniors and Social Development, will bring greetings at the 2019 School Sport Canada National Meetings tomorrow (Thursday, September 26). The event takes place at the Delta St. John’s Hotel and Conference Centre, St. John’s, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

School Sport Canada is the national body for school sport in Canada and is the largest structured sport organization in Canada. With more than 750,000 student athletes, 52,000 volunteer teacher coaches and 3,200 schools in the member Provincial and Territorial Federations and Associations. Schools and member associations, such as School Sports NL, promote and advocate for positive sportsmanship, citizenship and the total development of student athletes through interscholastic sport.

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Media contact
Gina MacArthur
Children, Seniors and Social Development
709-729-3768, 730-2977
ginamacarthur@gov.nl.ca

2019 09 25                              2:30 p.m.