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Sports Day in Canada Saturday - School Sport Canada Video

Thursday, September, 27, 2012

Kick off the school year by joining schools, organizations, and communities in celebrating the third annual Sports Day in Canada this Saturday September 29.

Sports Day in Canada is a national celebration of sport, from grassroots to high-performance levels, in communities across the country. Presented byParticipACTIONTrue Sport and CBC Sports, Sports Day in Canada is a great chance to celebrate sport and all the good things it can do for familities, communities, and our national pride!

This week more than a thousand organizations, communities, and schools across Canada are hosting local events. CBC Sports will also air a special broadcast on Saturday September 29 to show the power of sport at work in the country.

The Sports Day in Canada on CBC broadcast will profile standout community events from across Canada that embody the Sports Day experience, unified by award-winning national sports anchor, Scott Russell. From these communities, they will share the stories, the passion and the power of sport with Canadians. The broadcast will include local community stories, live hits from local events, interviews with key personalities and engaging discussions.

Radio-Canada Sports will mark the national day of celebration with a French broadcast that reports from key communities and sporting events throughout French Canada.

For more information, go to www.cbcsports.ca/sportsday or contact Megan Sutherland, Projects Lead for ParticipACTION at msutherland@participaction.com or (416) 644-0498.

School Sport Canada is also proud to support this event as this special commercial will be airing during the CBC Sports special broadcast. You can check out the video below.