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Economic impact results of FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™

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Canada Soccer will announce the combined economic impact hosting the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ and FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup had across Canada and within the host communities.
The substantial impact the two competitions made to the Canadian economy through visitor expenditures, operational expenditures, capital construction costs, wages and salaries and tax revenue will be revealed. The media will learn about how hosting the competition has created opportunities for lifelong sport, engaged youth and families and had a positive effect on all levels of soccer across Canada.

Media will have the opportunity to interview Canada Soccer representatives, discover how the competition contributed to the local and national economy, and learn more about the legacies the competitions leave behind. Any additional media requests may be forwarded to Carrie Croft at ccroft@canadasoccer.com.

Media conference information

Vancouver

Who:
Victor Montagliani, Chairman of the National Organising Committee of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada                         2015 and President of Canada Soccer
City of Vancouver representative (TBC)
British Columbia provincial representative (TBC)
When:
Thursday 5 November 2015 at 10.30 local (PT)
Where:
BC Place Suite, BC Place (please enter through Gate H)
777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, BC
RSVP to:
Carrie Croft at ccroft@canadasoccer.com

Ottawa

Who:
City of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson
Peter Montopoli, Chief Executive Officer of the National Organising Committee of the FIFA Women’s World Cup                   Canada 2015 and General Secretary of Canada Soccer
When:
Thursday 5 November 2015 at 15.30 local (ET)
Where:
Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame
Heritage Building, Ottawa City Hall
110 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, Ontario
RSVP to:
Richard Scott, 613.818.0305, rscott@canadasoccer.com

Moncton

Who:
Mayor George LeBlanc, City of Moncton
New Brunswick provincial representative (TBC)
Joe Guest, Chief of Competitions for the National Organising Committee of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada               2015 and Deputy General Secretary of Canada Soccer
When:
Thursday 5 November 2015 at 14.30 local (AT)
Where:
Moncton City Hall Lobby
655 Main Street, Moncton, NB
RSVP to:
info@moncton.ca with the subject: FWWC

About the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™
The FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ was held in six Canadian cities from June 6-July 5, 2015. Recognised as the most important international competition in women’s football, the competition united soccer fans worldwide while giving Canada an opportunity to embrace the best of women’s sport.

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