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 thrived at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, contributing to 34 of Canada's 82 medals.
Contributing to 41% of Canada's medal haul is...Read More
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... Read More
22 of the 46 Canadians competing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games used the Canada Games as a stepping stone to reaching the next of their careers.Athlete Province Games Year Medal David Bambrick NS 2013 Bronze Rachel Cliff BC 2009 Bronze Alexandre Dupont QC 2009/2005 x3 Gold Sam Effah AB 2009 x2 Gold Crystal Emmanuel ON... Read More
The 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society is pleased to welcome MNP as a Diamond Sponsor of the 2019 Games, a National Partner of the Canada Games and the presenting sponsor of the MNP Canada Games Torch Relay. Starting in fall 2018, the MNP Canada Games Torch Relay will travel from coast to coast as a national torch relay, culminating in the...Read More
Team Canada had an amazing Paralympic Games, concluding a record-breaking nine days of competition with 28 medals won. This was our naiton's best ever number of podium finishes at a Paralympic Winter Games.
Canada Games alumni were major contributed to Canada's medal haul, as evidenced by the below stats.
Karate has been selected for inclusion in the 2023 Canada Winter Games.
“We are excited that the 2023 Canada Winter Games will feature Karate,” said Tom Quinn, Canada Games Council Chairman. “This will mark the first time Karate appears at the Canada Games and we can’t wait to see the nation’s top young...Read More
David Patterson, Canada Games Council (CGC) President and CEO, has announced that Erin Mathany will become the organization’s Vice President, Marketing and Partnerships. Erin will be responsible for leading the innovative growth of the Canada Games brand, highlighting the stories of the athletes, coaches, volunteers and communities that bring...Read More
Canada Games alumni have a strong presence among Canada's roster at the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. Of the 55 athletes competing, 16 (29%) have used the Canada Games as a stepping stone to future success.
Team Canada had a tremendous showing at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, finishing third overall in both the gold medal count with 11 and in total medals, the Canadians leave South Korea highly decorated. In total, Canada won 29 medals, a new national Olympic Winter Games record, surpassing its Vancouver 2010 total of 26. Canada...Read More
The Canada Games Council welcomed the Government of Canada’s emphasis on gender equity in sport in today’s federal budget. The budget outlined a goal for gender equity in key sport measures by 2035. The Canada Games Council was proud to report that gender equity at the Canada Games is near and can be reached well before the goal set...Read More
Canada Games alumni have been firing on all cylinders in PyeongChang, making Canada proud and capturing multiple medals.
The first came during Mark McMorris' epic run that saw him take home bronze in Men's Slopestyle. McMorris, who wore the green and white of Saskatchewan at the 2007 Canada Winter Games, overcame many obstacles...Read More