Monday, 22nd August 2016
Canada had a remarkable showing in Rio, winning the most medals in our nation's history (in a non-boycotted Summer Games).
Canada Games alumni played an integral role in Canada's success.
Of the 22 medals won, Canada Games alumni contributed to 14 (64%). If we only take into...
Monday, 22nd August 2016
Tom Quinn, Canada Games Council (CGC) Chairman, has announced that David Patterson will become the organization’s next President and CEO. The CGC Board of Directors unanimously approved the recommendation made by the selection committee following a comprehensive process that took a number of highly qualified candidates into consideration....Read More
Tuesday, 9th August 2016
It was a successful opening weekend for our alumni in Rio. Here's how a few of them fared:
For a full list of Canada Games alumni competing in Rio, click here.... Read More
Thursday, 4th August 2016
Among the sports on the Canada Games program, approximately 40%of Canada's contingent competing at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio are Canada Games alumni.
As in 2014 (43%), 2012 (44%), 2010 (44%) and 2008 (43%), statistics demonstrate how integral the Canada Games are to the development of Canada's next generation of...Read More
Thursday, 28th July 2016
2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society launches official countdown to The Hottest Summer in Half A Century
WINNIPEG (July 28, 2016) – In 365 days, the largest multi-sport and cultural event in the nation will begin in Winnipeg. From July 28 until August 13, 2017, the 2017 Canada Summer Games will welcome over 4,000 athletes and coaches...Read More
Monday, 4th July 2016PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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Remuneration commensurate with experience and qualifications
The Canada Games Council (CGC) is the franchise holder for the Canada Games, responsible for the management of the Canada Games and the development of the Canada Games Movement. Held...
Thursday, 30th June 2016
It is with tremendous excitement that the Canada Games Council (CGC) announces that Tom Quinn, CGC Chairman since 2009, was recognized today as an Officer of the Order of Canada.Read More
The award recognizes outstanding achievement and dedication to the Canadian community and nation as a whole.
“We are absolutely thrilled that...
Wednesday, 29th June 2016
Sue Hylland, President and CEO of the Canada Games Council (CGC), will leave her position on August 5th, 2016 to pursue other opportunities. Hylland informed the CGC Board of Directors of her decision on June 24th, 2016, advising that she had accepted a position with another organization. Hylland joined the CGC in May of 2002.
Monday, 27th June 2016
(June 27th, 2016) Red Deer, AB –Today the 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society provided a Community Update to government representatives, local sports leaders and members of the media at the Collicutt Centre. The Community Update featured the introduction of the 2019 Games Senior Leadership Team, the announcement of the sport schedule and the...Read More
Friday, 17th June 2016
The following Canada Games alumni have qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
For more information on who has qualified for Team Canada so far, visit - olympic.ca/rio-2016-qualification-track... Read More
Tuesday, 24th May 2016
The Canada Games Council (CGC) has received four letters of Intent to Bid from Ontario communities wishing to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games.
The four communities or groups that have confirmed their intent to bid are:the Niagara Region, the City of Ottawa, the City of Greater Sudbury, the combined cities of Kitchener, Waterloo,... Read More