Pfizer Canada Inc. invests additional funds to enhance awareness of Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team

Pfizer Canada Inc. invests additional funds to enhance awareness of Sochi 2014 
Canadian Paralympic Team 
SOCHI, Russia, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - With the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games set 
to begin in just four days, the Canadian Paralympic Committee would like to 
celebrate and thank long-time premier partner Pfizer Canada Inc., who have 
gone above and beyond their sponsorship agreement and made an additional 
financial contribution to the Canadian Paralympic Team. 
Pfizer Canada is the CPC's longest standing corporate partner, a relationship 
that dates back to 1996. 
"Canada's Paralympic athletes are such amazing role models to Canadians of all 
ages and we're extremely proud of our association with the Canadian Paralympic 
Team," said Rhonda O'Gallagher, Executive Director, Corporate Affairs, Pfizer 
Canada Inc. "Through our long-standing partnership with the CPC, we aim to 
inspire Canadians to live healthy and balanced lives. We're pleased to 
announce this contribution of additional funds to help expand awareness and 
support the Canadian Paralympic Team." 
The enhanced Pfizer activation for Sochi includes the #PfizerInspire campaign, 
which gives fans a behind the scenes view of the Paralympic journeys of sledge 
hockey goalie Benoit St-Amand and para-Nordic skier and biathlete Mark Arendz. 
Follow along at and 
The Paralympic Games run March 7 to 16. Canada has sent a world-class 
contingent of 54 athletes and has medal chances in all sports: para-alpine 
skiing, para-Nordic skiing, biathlon, sledge hockey, wheelchair curling and 
"We truly appreciate Pfizer's long standing commitment to the Canadian 
Paralympic Team and this additional investment shows how powerful our 
partnership is," said François Robert, Executive Director, Partnerships, for 
the Canadian Paralympic Committee. "Our sincere thanks to Pfizer and to all 
our corporate, sport and government partners for everyone's incredible support 
of Team Canada in Sochi and beyond. Go Canada go!" 
About Pfizer in Canada 
Pfizer Canada Inc. is the Canadian operation of Pfizer Inc., one of the 
world's leading biopharmaceutical companies. Our diversified health care 
portfolio includes some of the world's best known and most prescribed 
medicines and vaccines. At Pfizer, we're working together for a healthier 
world. To learn more about Pfizer Canada, visit or you can follow us 
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About the Canadian Paralympic Committee 
The Canadian Paralympic Committee is a non-profit, private organization with 
25 member sports organizations dedicated to strengthening the Paralympic 
Movement. The Canadian Paralympic Committee's vision is to be the world's 
leading Paralympic nation. Its mission is to lead the development of a 
sustainable Paralympic sport system in Canada to enable athletes to reach the 
podium at the Paralympic Games. By supporting Canadian high performance 
athletes with a disability and promoting their success, the Canadian 
Paralympic Committee inspires all Canadians with a disability to get involved 
in sport through programs delivered by its member organizations. For more 
information, visit

SOURCE  Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) 
Alison Korn Team Canada Press Chief SOCHI Cell: 938-454-3162 [dial 011-7 from 
Heather Bisset Pfizer Canada Inc. Manager, Corporate Affairs 1-866-973-4937 
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