• 2019 Canada Winter Games Seeking Indigenous Officials to Apply for Pilot Program

    Wednesday, 8th August 2018

    The Canada Games Council (CGC) and Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC), along with Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Bodies (PTASB), Provincial/Territorial Sport Organizations (PTSO) and National Sport Organizations (NSO), firmly believe that the development of Indigenous officials is crucial to positively impacting sport in... Read More

  • Canada Games Council Announces 2017 Roland Michener Award Winners

    Tuesday, 7th August 2018

     

    The Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced that Team Manitoba athlete Victoria Tachinski and Team New Brunswick para-athlete Max Arsenault have been named the recipients of the 2017 Canada Summer Games Roland Michener Award. This announcement coincides with the one year anniversary of the 2017 Canada Summer Games which... Read More

  • Ensuring a healthy and respectful sport environment: Canada Games Council acts to protect athletes

    Ensuring a healthy and respectful sport environment: Canada Games Council acts to protect athletes

    Tuesday, 5th June 2018

     

    Reaction to the statements of the victims of Bertrand Charest

     

    (June 5th, 2018) Ottawa – The Canada Games Council wishes to join the sport community in expressing its support of the courageous statements given by the victims of Bertrand Charest.

     

    We admire the courage it took... Read More

  • 2017 Canada Summer Games Leave Financial Legacy in Manitoba

    2017 Canada Summer Games Leave Financial Legacy in Manitoba

    Friday, 25th May 2018

    This morning, on the courts of the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre, the 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society and Co-Hosts announced the details of the 2017 Games’ financial legacy.

    Through a combination of strong fiscal management, excellent planning, and amazing government, corporate, and community support, the 2017 Canada Summer... Read More

  • My Canada Games Story: Josh Morrissey

    My Canada Games Story: Josh Morrissey

    Tuesday, 8th May 2018

    Josh Morrissey is one of the NHL's best young blueliners. The Winnipeg Jet says his experience of representing Team Alberta at the 2011 Canada Winter Games was a major stepping stone to his career development. We caught up with him to get his Canada Games story. 

    "The Canada Winter Games was one of the best experiences of my life... Read More

  • My Canada Games Story: Ryan Shay

    My Canada Games Story: Ryan Shay

    Friday, 4th May 2018

    The Canada Games are about inspiring dreams and building champions. Ryan Shay has already inspired many, and he is certainly a champion. 

    Ryan Shay's life changed forever on January 10th, 2013. He was involved in a major car accident that resulted in him becoming a quadraplegic.  

    "My new life started that day," said Ryan... Read More

  • The Canada Games Council is pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 Canada Games Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program (ACCP) a

    2019 Canada Winter Games Apprentice Coach Programs

    Thursday, 3rd May 2018

    The Canada Games Council is pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 Canada Games Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program (ACCP) and Women in Coaching Program.

     

    “We are proud to support and develop the 2019 Canada Games apprentice coaches through continued National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)... Read More

  • My Canada Games Story: Tracy Brown

    My Canada Games Story: Tracy Brown

    Thursday, 3rd May 2018

    Tracy Brown was part of the Women in Coaching Program at the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg. The Women in Coaching Apprenticeship Program (WiCAP) is a partnership between the Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representatives, the Canada Games Council, and the Coaching Association of Canada. This program provides the opportunity for each... Read More

  • Call for Nominations: 2019 Canada Games Hall of Honour

    Call for Nominations: 2019 Canada Games Hall of Honour

    Monday, 30th April 2018

    Nomination form

     

    The Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Canada Games Hall of Honour.

     

    The Hall of Honour induction celebrations are designed to recognize and honour exceptional Canada Games alumni who have... Read More

  • My Canada Games Story: Michael Dipietro

    My Canada Games Story: Michael Dipietro

    Wednesday, 25th April 2018

     

    Michael Dipietro was Ontario’s netminder at the 2015 Canada Winter Games and led them to a gold medal. Last year he was drafted 64th overall by the Vancouver Canucks. He was just invited to join Team Canada at the World Championships 

     

    We caught up with him to see how the Canada Games helped propel his career... Read More

  • Canada Games alumni shine at 2018 Commonwealth Games

    Canada Games alumni shine at 2018 Commonwealth Games

    Wednesday, 18th April 2018

    Canada Games alumni thrived at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, contributing to 34 of Canada's 82 medals. 

    Contributing to 41% of Canada's medal haul is yet... Read More

  • Canada Games Alumni Well Represented at 2018 Commonwealth Games

    Canada Games Alumni Well Represented at 2018 Commonwealth Games

    Thursday, 5th April 2018

    Canada Games alumni are front and centre at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Among sports currently on the Canada Games program, 38% of Canada's roster is made up of athletes who have competed at the Canada Games. Below is the breakdown for each sport. 

    Sport/ Athlete Province Canada Games Year Medal at Canada Games Alumni Participation...
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