Trudeau to unveil Olympic flag bearer on Tuesday morning
In this April 4, 2017, file photo, Olympic rings are seen in front of Gangneung Hockey Center in Gangneung, South Korea. With five months to go before the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, organizers are desperate to sell more tickets in a country where the Games have failed to dominate national conversation amid an upheaval in domestic politics and a torrent of North Korean missile launches. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
The Canadian Press
Published Monday, January 15, 2018 7:54PM EST
Last Updated Monday, January 15, 2018 8:39PM EST
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.