ARCHIVED - Harper Government Supports the LG Snowboard FIS World Cup at Stoneham

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Stoneham, Quebec, February 24, 2012 – The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), and the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, today announced the Government of Canada’s contribution to the 2012 LG Snowboard FIS World Cup in Stoneham.

“The Government of Canada is pleased to again support our athletes through a contribution to the 2012 LG Snowboard FIS World Cup” said Minister of State Gosal. “The enthusiasm and dedication of our Canadian snowboarders are an inspiration to us all, and I wish them much success as they continue their pursuit of excellence.”

“On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to welcome athletes from Canada and around the world,” said Minister"Lebel. “We are proud to host them once again and to show off the natural beauty of our region and the hospitality of our communities. Our support for the marketing of this prestigious sport competition helps raise the profile of the Québec City region abroad and brings major economic benefits.”

The Government of Canada is the single largest contributor to sport in Canada and supports participation and