CSIO Announces Partnership with Freshii in Ottawa

Friday, July 19, 2019

For Immediate Release

TORONTO (July 19, 2019) – Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is proud to announce its partnership with two Freshii Inc. franchises located in the Ottawa area - 50 Laurier Avenue East and 98 Sparks Street.

Freshii’s mission it to help citizens of the world live better by making healthy food convenient and affordable. They believe in a nutrition-led menu that is constantly evolving to incorporate the latest health and food trends with a focus on nutrient-dense, accessible and crave-worthy menu options.

Through the partnership, CSIO and Freshii aim to provide busy high performance athletes with a nutritious, convenient and affordable meal option while on the go. In doing so, both of these Freshii locations in Ottawa will provide CSIO registered athletes with 25% off of any Freshii meal.

Athletes interested in learning more about accessing this Freshii discount in the Ottawa area should connect with Danielle Gelineau, Manager, Athlete Services at athleteservices@csiontario.ca.  


CSIO is excited to partner with the Freshii locations at 50 Laurier Avenue East and 98 Sparks Street in Ottawa. We recognize the need for our athletes to be able to access nutrient-rich meals while on the go and this partnership is a step towards helping them do so.”

David Chu, Director, Corporate Services and Partnerships, CSIO

“At Freshii, we value the importance of a good meal for everyone, every time of day. Even for people on-the go. No matter how hectic your life may get, we’re always here to fuel you, and kale the day! We’re pleased to welcome you all to our two Freshii locations, and to help you achieve these goals and eat well.”

Katie Morris, Manager, Freshii, 50 Laurier Avenue East and 98 Sparks Street

About Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is a non-profit organization committed to the pursuit of excellence by providing world-class programs, services, and leadership to high performance athletes and coaches to enhance their ability to achieve international podium performances. CSIO offers athletes a range of sport science and sport medicine services including nutrition, physiology, biomechanics, strength & conditioning, mental performance, sport therapy and life services. CSIO also delivers programming and services to National and Provincial Sport Organizations and coaches to work towards building a stronger sport system in Ontario and Canada.

CSIO services approximately 700 high performance athletes and 250 coaches, at its main facility at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, its satellite location at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, and in daily training environments across Ontario. CSIO is part of a larger network of 4 institutes and 3 multi-sport centres across the country known as the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, working in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee. CSIO is further supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Sport Canada, Own the Podium, and the Coaching Association of Canada, along with the National and Provincial Sport Organizations within the sector. www.csiontario.ca

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Media Contacts:
Laura Albright, Manager, Communications & Events
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Tel: 416.596.1240 ex 238
Email: lalbright@csiontario.ca

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