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Canadian Olympians would not have been developed without the generous support and assistance of many individuals and organizations, to whom we express our sincere thanks.

We gratefully acknowledge the financial assistance of the Department of Canadian Heritage [], whose ARCHIVED - Canadian Digital Cultural Content Initiative (CDCCI) made Canadian Olympians possible.

The Canadian Olympic Committee [] contributed their excellent collection of over 20,000 photographs of Canadians at the Olympics.

The Canadian Press [] provided their exceptional digitization and image metadata generation services. The Canadian Press provides another historical resource for Canadian sports and news images at the CP Picture Archive (

Library and Archives Canada [] developed the application and website, and provided hosting services.

Bruce Kidd, Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Physical Education and Health at the University of Toronto, contributed the essay "Canadians and the Olympics." Professor Kidd has written extensively on the history and political economy of the Olympic movement and Canadian sport.