Organizers say the torch will be carried by 3,000 people during its 41-day journey to the Games, and Canadians aged 13 and up can enter for a chance to be one of them.
Stops are planned in Calgary, Winnipeg, Montreal, Halifax and the Greater Vancouver Area, as well as 130 communities “in all corners of Ontario.”
The relay will begin on May 30 in Toronto and end back in the city on July 10 for the lighting of the cauldron at the end of the opening ceremony downtown.
Names will be chosen by a random draw in December. Torchbearers will also be chosen by communities along with route and other stakeholders.
A separate Parapan Am Torch Relay will take place prior to the start of the Parapan Am Games on Aug. 7, 2015.