Minister of National Defence to attend 2020 Allied Winter Sports Camp for Ill and Injured Military

From: National Defence

Media are invited to attend the 2020 Allied Winter Sports Camp in Whistler, B.C., as the Canadian Armed Forces’ Soldier On Program hosts an interactive camp focused on a variety of adaptive winter sports and skills.

Of note, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, accompanied by Mr. Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Country, will be visiting the camp on the afternoon of Friday, February 21, to take part in a sledge hockey scrimmage with some of the camp participants.

Participants include four serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces and six veterans, all of whom acquired an illness or a physical or mental health injury while serving Canada. They will be joined by eight ill or injured participants each from Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

What: Soldier On Allied Winter Sports Camp – Sledge Hockey Scrimmage with the Minister of National Defence

When: February 21, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (PST)

Where: Meadow Park Sports Centre

8625 Highway 99, Whistler, B.C.

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