Prime Minister Trudeau to unveil Olympic flag bearer on Tuesday

Hayley Wickenheiser of Canada carries her country flag as they arrive during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics. (Petr David Josek/AP)

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of the Canadian Olympic Committee will announce the flag bearer for the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Tuesday morning.

Joining the Prime Minister will be Kent Hehr, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, COC president Tricia Smith and Canada’s chef de mission Isabelle Charest.

The announcement will be made in the House of Commons.

Hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser was the flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

The opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang Games will be Feb. 9.

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