• Canada Games Council signs on to UN Sports for Climate Action Framework

    Canada Games Council signs on to UN Sports for Climate Action Framework

    Wednesday, 11th December 2019

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    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). 

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  • Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program (AACP)

    Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program (AACP)

    Monday, 2nd December 2019

    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

  • Women in Coaching Canada Games Apprenticeship Program

    Women in Coaching Canada Games Apprenticeship Program

    Friday, 22nd November 2019

    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

  • Kyle Dudley Named New CEO of 2023 Canada Winter Games

    Kyle Dudley Named New CEO of 2023 Canada Winter Games

    Thursday, 31st October 2019

    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

  • 2019 Canada Games Alumni Q&A: Brooklyn McDougall

    2019 Canada Games Alumni Q&A: Brooklyn McDougall

    Tuesday, 17th September 2019

    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

  • Delivering a Life-Shaping Games Experience

    Delivering a Life-Shaping Games Experience

    Monday, 16th September 2019

    (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

  • New federal investment in 2021 Canada Games sport facilities

    New federal investment in 2021 Canada Games sport facilities

    Thursday, 5th September 2019

    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.

    The... Read More

  • Opening Ceremony

    Dan Wilcock Announced as Canada Games Council President and CEO

    (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

  • Canada Games Council Announces 2019 Roland Michener Award Winners

    Canada Games Council Announces 2019 Roland Michener Award Winners

    Monday, 3rd June 2019

    (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

  • Canada Games Council Announces Sport Program Updates

    Canada Games Council Announces Sport Program Updates

    Monday, 6th May 2019

    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

  • Canada’s national summer sport added as a pilot project

    Lacrosse returns to Canada Games in 2021

    Thursday, 11th April 2019

    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

  • Canada Games Says Thank You Red Deer!

    Canada Games Says Thank You Red Deer!

    Saturday, 2nd March 2019

    By Chris Welner
    HipCheck Media

    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

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