01/22/2014 03:57 EST | Updated 03/24/2014 05:59 EDT

Canada's Olympic flag bearer to be named in Ottawa

The Canadian Olympic Committee will choose the country's flag bearer for the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games on Thursday in Ottawa.

Watch live here at 10 a.m. ET as the COC reveals the athlete who will lead the Canadian team into Fisht Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony on Feb. 7.

​Clara Hughes was Canada’s opening-ceremony flag bearer at the last Winter Olympics, held in Vancouver in 2010.

Here's a list of past Canadian flag bearers.

The unofficial candidates for this year's honour include speed skater Charles Hamelin, ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, and bobsleigh gold medallist Kaillie Humphries.

Vote for your favourite here.