Canada Games Council signs on to UN Sports for Climate Action Framework
Ottawa, ON, Canada: The Canada Games Council is proud to announce that it has become a signatory to the Sports for Climate Action Framework, an initiative led by United Nations Climate Change and the International Olympic Committee (IOC).... Read More
The AACP is a partnership between the Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC), the Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Bodies (PTASBs), the Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representatives (PTCRs), the Canada Games Council (CGC), and the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC). The program provides the opportunity for each province and territory to send...Read More
The Women in Coaching Canada Games Apprenticeship Program is a partnership between the Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representatives (PTCRs), the Canada Games Council (CGC), and the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC). This program provides the opportunity for each province and territory to send 2 female coaches to the Canada Games in...Read More
Prince Edward Island
After a competitive search process, the 2023 Canada Winter Games Co-Chairs, Wayne Carew and Brian McFeely, are pleased to announce that Prince Edward Island native Kyle Dudley has been named CEO of the next Prince Edward Island based Canada Games.
Reporting to the 2023 Canada Winter Games Board of Directors,...Read More
Despite the frigid air, NextGen athlete Brooklyn McDougall of Team Alberta was on fire in the long track speed skating events at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer. As a 2015 Games alumna, McDougall came into the competition with specific goals and a relaxed approach. ''I kept it simple and skated no different than any other competition....Read More
(Red Deer, Alberta) - From February 15 until March 2, 2019, over 3,600 participants, 4,600 volunteers and 26,000 visitors enjoyed 19 sports and 10 nights of cultural entertainment as part of Canada’s largest multi-sport and cultural event for youth-the 2019 Canada Winter Games. And today, the 2019 Games shared successes and reflections of the...Read More
Welland, Ontario, September 5, 2019— Investing in recreational infrastructure helps communities come together and stay active. The Government of Canada recognizes that strategic investments in sports and recreation facilities play a key role in supporting dynamic communities, while creating good jobs that help grow the middle class.
(August 28, 2019) Ottawa – Evan Johnston, Canada Games Council (CGC) Chairman, has announced that Dan Wilcock will become the organization’s next President and CEO, leading the Games in the next phase of its business evolution.
“The Canada Games is one of Canada’s top sports properties where many of the next generation of Canadian star...Read More
(June 3, 2019) Ottawa, ON – The Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced that Team Manitoba athlete Tyson Langelaar and Team Ontario athlete Claudia Heeney have been named the two recipients of the 2019 Canada Winter Games Roland Michener Award.
The Roland Michener Award is presented after each installment of the Canada Games to a young...Read More
The Canada Games Council (CGC) has recently announced updates to both sport programs for the upcoming 2023 and 2025 Canada Games.
2023 Canada Winter Games
The CGC has added both Fencing and Table Tennis to the 2023 Canada Winter Games sport program.
As a result of Artistic Swimming moving from the 2023 Canada Winter Games...Read More
St. Catharines, Ontario – The Canada Games Council (CGC) welcomed news that the Government of Canada will provide up to $1.7 million in funding to include the sport of Men’s and Women’s Box Lacrosse on a pilot project basis at the 2021 Canada Summer Games in the Niagara Region, marking the sport’s first appearance since 1985. The...Read More
By Chris Welner
The Canada Games Flame was extinguished Saturday night in Red Deer in a dramatic and energetic Closing Ceremony, but the glow of one of the best Games ever is still shining over Red Deer.
For two weeks, more than 3,600 athletes, coaches and support staff have brought Central Alberta alive with...Read More