Tuesday, 14th March 2017
The Canada Games has built an invaluable reputation for developing young athletes into professional, talented and successful competitors since 1967. In 2005, the Canada Games saw an opportunity to not only support the development of athletes, but young coaches as well. Without high-end elite coaches to guide their athletes, and push them to...Read More
Monday, 13th March 2017
Since 1967, the Canada Games have served as a stepping stone for our nation's next generation of national, international, and Olympic champions.
The Games have continually produced high-profile athlete alumni and played a crucial role in many famous athletes’ careers including Sidney Crosby, Catriona Le May Doan, Eugenie Bouchard, Steve...Read More
Friday, 3rd March 2017
The Canada Games Activity Challenge uses gamification and interactivity principles to motivate students to participate daily in habit forming physical activity. Students gain points with every completed session, leading to rewards and chances to win prizes. Here are some of the rewards students earn, and prizes they can win:... Read More
Monday, 27th February 2017
The Canada Games Council (CGC) Bid Evaluation Committee is conducting site visits in Ontario as part of the evaluation process to choose the host of the 2021 Canada Summer Games. The host of the 2021 Games will be announced on March 30th in Toronto.
The seven-member evaluation team, chaired by Vice-president of Revenue Generation for the...Read More
Friday, 17th February 2017
To support and promote youth in sports as part of a healthy lifestyle, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is pleased to announce its sponsorship as a Canada Games national partner and signature sponsor of the 2017 Canada Summer Games.
Through this sponsorship, DFC is the proud presenting sponsor of athletics, which includes track and field...Read More
Friday, 17th February 2017
Tom Quinn, Canada Games Council Chairman since 2009, was named an Officer of the Order of Canada earlier today.
The award recognizes outstanding achievement and dedication to the Canadian community and nation as a whole.
Tom has demonstrated throughout his professional and personal life all the fundamental traits one needs to...Read More
Wednesday, 15th February 2017
This morning, at Dr. A.T. Leatherbarrow Primary School in Hampton, NB, 225 children welcomed two-time Paralympic medalist, wheelchair basketball Team Canada captain and Canada Games alumnus Robert “Bo” Hedges to their school assembly for the national kick-off of the Canada Games Activity Challenge: a Canada 150 signature project.
Tuesday, 14th February 2017
This morning, at Hawthorne Elementary School in Delta BC, 470 children welcomed two-time Olympic medalist, five-time overall World Champion and Canada Games alumna Jennifer Heil to their school assembly for the national kick-off of the Canada Games Activity Challenge: a Canada 150 signature project.
The students join the almost 200,000...Read More
Friday, 10th February 2017
Today marks the official 50th anniversary of the 1967 Canada Games in Quebec City, the first of 25 previous Canada Games Host Societies who will commemorate the occasion with a national flag relay as part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017.
“The year 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Confederation and...Read More
Tuesday, 31st January 2017
Olympian Jennifer Heil and Paralympian Bo Hedges, both Canada Games Activity Challenge Ambassadors, will visit Dr. A.T. Leatherbarrow Primary School in Hampton, New Brunswick and Hawthorne Elementary School in Delta, British Columbia to launch the Canada Games Activity Challenge on February 13th. In collaboration with Heil and Hedges, the...Read More
Wednesday, 25th January 2017
Red Deer, AB - The 2019 Canada Winter Games is pleased to welcome Collins Barrow Red Deer LLP as the title sponsor of the Fire and Ice Gala, the Games’ marquee fundraising event.
“Collins Barrow is an early local sponsor of the 2019 Games and we are grateful for their generous support of the Games...Read More
Monday, 9th January 2017
The Canada Games Council (CGC) is pleased to announce the final sports and disciplines selected for the 2023 Canada Winter Games that has the opportunity to be hosted in Prince Edward Island (PEI).
The CGC’s Sport Committee adhered to a transparent and objective sport selection process in which it analyzed all sports and disciplines that...Read More