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22 September 2017 - Invictus Games to Start in Toronto

Publié par Marion Coste le 22/09/2017

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Invictus Games set to kick off in Toronto this weekend
Jackie Dunham (CTVNews, 21/09/2017)
Competitors are gathering in Toronto ahead of the Invictus Games that will officially kick off this weekend.
CP24’s Travis Dhanraj was on board a VIA train packed with Team Canada members travelling from Ottawa to Toronto on Thursday, where he reported that there was a sense of camaraderie as teammates chatted and played cards in their seats.
Many of the participants, wearing their red, white and black Invictus Games t-shirts, shared their excitement.
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A rookie’s guide to the Invictus Games
Victoria Gibson (The Star, 21/09/2017)
Let the Invictus Games begin: once we clear up some questions.
Starting with a big-production opening ceremony at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday and chugging along until the closing ceremonies on Sept. 30, the Games are about to stamp a significant presence on Toronto for the first time. But what are the games? Can anyone go see them? And how is the British monarchy involved?


Ontario Welcomes the 2017 Invictus Games
 (Newsroom Ontario, 22/09/2017)

Ontario is pleased to host the third and largest Invictus Games to date - giving our Team Canada competitors the support of the home crowd and the opportunity to compete in front of family and friends.
Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, was at Union Station today to meet and greet Team Canada as they arrived for the Games.
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Invictus Flag

Invictus Game flag tour arrives in Toronto
Tamar Harris (The Star, 21/09/2017)

When Second World War veteran Jean Vanwart hoisted the Invictus flag, it was in remembrance of her service in the Canadian Women’s Army Corps.
“I enjoyed being in the CWAC and I enjoyed being a driver,” Vanwart said. “And I saw so many things that I would never have seen, if I hadn’t joined the Forces.”
But Thursday morning at the Sunnybrook Veterans Centre, there was one person she really wanted to see.

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"22 September 2017 - Invictus Games to Start in Toronto", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2017. Consulté le 16/07/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/key-story/archives-revue-de-presse-2017/22-september-2017-invictus-games-to-start-in-toronto