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U SPORTS, the national brand of university sports in Canada, would like to congratulate The Hon. Pascale St-Onge (Brome—Missisquoi) on being appointed the new Minister of Sport.

“On behalf of U SPORTS, our 56-member universities and our 14,000-plus student-athletes, I would like to thank Prime Minister Trudeau for recognizing the importance of sport by creating its own Ministry,” said U SPORTS Chief Executive Officer, Dick White. “We congratulate Mme. St-Onge on the appointment and look forward to working with her to building upon the legacy of previous federal cabinets to advance opportunities for student-athletes across Canada.”

U SPORTS receives funding from Sport Canada to deliver programming in support of the Government of Canada’s vision to deliver high-performance opportunities for our student-athletes and to promote sport participation among all Canadians, from playground to podium.