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Corporate Canada not rushing to bail out Own the Podium

VANCOUVER, B.C. – National Olympic sponsors and provincial governments backing Own the Podium say they do not intend to cover the funding gap that looms with the close of the Winter Olympics, a blow to Ottawa’s goal of raising money to keep the elite athlete training program fully afloat.

Bell Canada, the first and largest corporate partner, says its commitment to the program ends with the closing ceremonies, a position echoed by many corporate sponsors.

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