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COP gets financial boost from province

Last Updated Oct 20, 2018 at 2:11 pm MST

Canada Olympic Park

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – Canada Olympic Park is getting a boost from the provincial government.

Calgary Bow MLA Deborah Drever will announce support for a major facility renewal at COP during the Celebration of Sport 2018 event Thursday.

Sport Calgary will recognize people and organizations that make Calgary a world-class sport city.

This year there are two winners: the Ron Southern Business and Sport Award goes to the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation.

The Sport Leadership Award will be presented to the Calgary Minor Soccer Association.

Mary Moran, the CEO of Calgary 2026 BidCo will make a presentation, and there will be a panel discussion moderated by two-time Olympic speed skating champion Catriona Le May Doan.

The entire event takes place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at WinSport’s Markin MacPhail Centre.