York University welcomes the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 National Flag tour


York University welcomes the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 National Flag tour on Wednesday September 20, 2017.

Media are invited to attend York for the National Flag tour ceremony and learn about a special new award.

WHAT: York University - Invictus Games National Flag Tour Event

WHEN: September 20, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.


  • Rhonda Lenton, President & Vice-Chancellor, York University
  • Michael Burns, CEO, Invictus Games Toronto
  • Brigadier-General Stephen Cadden, Commander, 4th Canadian Division

WHERE: York Lions Stadium South Gate, Keele Campus (Map)

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 26 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 295,000 alumni. York U's fully bilingual Glendon campus is home to Southern Ontario's Centre of Excellence for French Language and Bilingual Postsecondary Education.

Media Contacts: Anjum Nayyar, York University Media Relations, 416 736 2100 ext. 44543. anayyar@yorku.ca