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Thursday, 04 August 2016 15:40

Calgary, October 6: An Evening with Dick Pound

ICJC invites you to an evening with Dick Pound, founding President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) & the man behind the Olympics.

This dinner event will feature a talk by Mr. Pound entitled:

“After Rio… Dealing With Cheating in World Sport: A Global Corruption Challenge.”

The evening will be moderated by the President of the International Commission of Jurists (Canadian Section), Prof. Errol Mendes O.Ont, LSM.

Date: October 6, 2016
Time: 6pm for wine reception, 6:30 dinner start
Location: The Ranchmen’s Club, 710 13th Ave. SW Calgary

Tickets are $250 per guest, in support of ICJ Canada. Official charitable receipts will be provided for $175 of the cost for each individual. You are welcome to purchase a table that seats ten people.

Please click here to purchase your ticket(s), while they are still available.

For more information, please contact ICJ Canada Executive Director Janine Lesperance at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., tel: 613-562-5199; or ICJ Canada Vice-President (Prairies), John McWilliams, Q.C., at jbmcw[at]me.com.

We hope you will join us on October 6.


Dick Pound

Dick Pound is one of Canada’s most-recognized figures in international sport. In his distinguished career he was a two-time vice-president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) president from 1977 to 1982. He was founding president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), created in 1999 to coordinate the fight against doping in sport. His efforts to clean up drug use in sports have made him one of the most renowned and influential leaders in sports and in business.

Pound is the author of nine books, including Inside the Olympics and Inside Dope. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada and of l’Ordre national du Québec.

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