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
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
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
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
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
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) 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
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
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
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...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