• Aboriginal Apprentice Coaching Program Develops Elite Level Coaches

    Aboriginal Apprentice Coaching Program Develops Elite Level Coaches

    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

  • Canada Games Activity Challenge Inspires Kids to Get Active

    Canada Games Activity Challenge Inspires Kids to Get Active

    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

  • Rewards and Prizing for the Canada Games Activity Challenge Revealed

    Rewards and Prizing for the Canada Games Activity Challenge Revealed

    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:

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  • The Canada Games Council Conducts Site Visits in Ontario

    The Canada Games Council Conducts Site Visits in Ontario

    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

  • Dairy Farmers of Canada partners with the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg

    Dairy Farmers of Canada partners with the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg

    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

  • Canada Games Council Chairman Tom Quinn  Receives Order of Canada

    Canada Games Council Chairman Tom Quinn Receives Order of Canada

    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

  • Paralympian Bo Hedges Inspires Dr. A.T. Leatherbarrow Primary School to Get Active

    Paralympian Bo Hedges Inspires Dr. A.T. Leatherbarrow Primary School to Get Active

    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.

    The... Read More

  • This morning, at Hawthorne Elementary School in Delta BC, 470 children welcomed two-time Olympic medalist, five-time overall Wor

    Olympian Jennifer Heil Inspired Students at Hawthorne Elementary to Get Active

    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

  • Canada Games Mark its 50th Anniversary with Launch of National Flag Relay

    Canada Games Mark its 50th Anniversary with Launch of National Flag Relay

    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

  • Canada Games Activity Challenge

    Canada Games Activity Challenge Announces School Visit Winners

    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

  • Collins Barrow Red Deer LLP devient le commanditaire en titre du gala Feu et Glace  des Jeux d’hiver du Canada 201

    Collins Barrow Red Deer LLP Announced as Title Sponsor of the 2019 Canada Winter Games Fire and Ice Gala

    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

  • 2023 Canada Winter Games Sports Selected

    2023 Canada Winter Games Sports Selected

    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

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