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Owning the podium doesn’t necessarily involve owning the podium

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The Heritage Minister clarifies.

Heritage Minister James Moore attended an International Media Centre celebratory event in Vancouver Tuesday with the new ice-dance champions and said the name of the Own the Podium program should not be taken literally. “It’s not, ‘First place or bust,’ ” said Moore. “It’s … ‘Go for gold and go for broke and do yourself proud and perform at the best of your ability.'”