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ConnexOntario Partners With Canada’s Athlete of the Year & Gold Medalist, Damian Warner

ConnexOntario is proud to be partnering with Olympic Champion Damian Warner for our 2022 Mental Health Matters Campaign to increase awareness and reduce the negative stigma around mental health and addiction issues. Damian is a professional track and field athlete and keeping his mental health in the best shape is something he takes seriously. Damian Warner is a London, based professional track and field athlete who represented Canada at the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo. At the games, he set an Olympic Decathlon best in the 110m hurdles and an Olympic record in the 1500m. He made history as the first Canadian to win gold in the Decathlon and was named the Canadian Press’ Athlete of the Year after his win, which is widely regarded as the most complete medal at the Olympics. "I understand the necessity to improve mental health and that is something that ConnexOntario is tackling and I thought that it was a natural fit for us to partner together and I’m really looking forward to it." ...