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Michaëlle Jean’s snowball fight

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Governor General Michaëlle Jean held a special ceremony on the grounds of Rideau Hall to unveil the Olympic torch to be used for the 2010 Vancouver Games.

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There are three Olympic mascots. Miga, a young sea bear.

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Sumi, an animal spirit.

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And Quatchi, the young sasquatch.

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Quatchi is Transport Minister John Baird’s favourite mascot.

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The minister is seen here with a grade-three class from Leslie Park Public School, which is located his Ottawa riding.

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The kids went snowshoeing.

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The GG got in on a snowball fight at the end of the event.

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The Olympic torch.

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Later that day the NDP celebrated the Liberals 50th vote supporting the Conservatives.

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