• Canada Winter Games a launching pad for present and future National Hockey League stars

    Canada Winter Games a launching pad for present and future National Hockey League stars

    Friday, 15th February 2019

    By Tim Wharnsby – HipCheck Media

    One of the first times Adam Henrique felt like a man of the hour was at the 2007 Canada Winter Games when he celebrated a gold-medal championship with Team Ontario in Whitehorse.

    Performing on a loaded team that included eventual NHL stars Steven Stamkos, Alex Pietrangelo and Nazem Kadri, Ontario... Read More

  • 10 Cool Things To Know About Red Deer

    10 Cool Things To Know About Red Deer

    Thursday, 14th February 2019

    HipCheck Media

    1. Hockey Night in Canada host Ron MacLean began his career as a radio and television commentator with CKRD in Red Deer in 1977.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmK3b8pSJLI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbv93_26Q2k

    2. Red Deer-born hockey player Tom Pollock was part of the Edmonton Mercurys team that... Read More

  • Five Athletes Set To Shine In Red Deer

    Five Athletes Set To Shine In Red Deer

    Wednesday, 13th February 2019

    HipCheck Media

    ADORA KRUGER – Artistic Swimming / Team Alberta

    Young girls and boys don’t always listen to their parents. But when Pam Kroger talked about the great times she had as a synchronized swimmer, Adora listened. 

    “She had the most amazing experiences swimming, it allowed her to make friends for life and gave her... Read More

  • TSN All Set to Broadcast The 2019 Canada Games!

    TSN All Set to Broadcast The 2019 Canada Games!

    Tuesday, 12th February 2019

    By Chris Welner

    HipCheck Media

    The TV and Internet connections will be sizzling in Paradise, Newfoundland when 11-year-old native son Gavin Baggs struts into the Opening Ceremony on Feb. 15 at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta. Thanks to an exclusive contract with national broadcasters TSN and RDS and live streaming on... Read More

  • Canada Games Hall of Honour Class of 2019 Unveiled

    Canada Games Hall of Honour Class of 2019 Unveiled

    Tuesday, 22nd January 2019

    (Red Deer, Alberta) - Earlier today, Athletes Jennifer Heil, Cindy Klassen and Bruny Surin, along with Builder Clare Drake and Distinguished Alumna Dr. Elizabeth Cannon were announced as the  Canada Games Hall of Honour Class of 2019.

    “The Canada Games Hall of Honor recognizes, honours and celebrates exceptional Canada Games... Read More

  • ‘Our Country’s Olympics’ - A First Step Towards Stardom For Canadian Athletes

    ‘Our Country’s Olympics’ - A First Step Towards Stardom For Canadian Athletes

    Friday, 8th February 2019

    Chris Lomon

    HipCheck Media

    For 52 years, it’s been, as decorated Canadian women’s hockey star Jennifer Botterill puts it, “Our country’s Olympics”. 

    Alternating between summer and winter, the multi-sport Canada Games, established in 1967, has been an essential showcase to shine the spotlight on and develop Canada’s young... Read More

  • It's official - PEI will host the 2023 Canada Winter Games!

    It's official - PEI will host the 2023 Canada Winter Games!

    Thursday, 8th November 2018

    The province of Prince Edward Island has been officially named host of the 2023 Canada Winter Games.


    “We are thrilled to be welcoming Canadian athletes, their families, coaches and spectators to our Island shores in 2023,” said Health and Wellness Minister and Minister responsible for Sport, Robert Mitchell.

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  •  Canada Games Council Welcomes New Members to Board

    Canada Games Council Welcomes New Members to Board

    Thursday, 27th September 2018

    The Canada Games Council (CGC) Board has welcomed recent additions to its governance team.

     

    Following a national call for interest and a comprehensive review by the Nominations Committee, the following individuals were welcomed to the CGC Board of Directors at recent meetings in Red Deer.

     

    “We’re thrilled to... Read More

  • The Canada Games Council Conducts Site Visits in PEI

    The Canada Games Council Conducts Site Visits in PEI

    Wednesday, 19th September 2018

    The Canada Games Council (CGC) Bid Evaluation Committee is conducting site visits in PEI as part of the evaluation process to choose the host of the 2023 Canada Winter Games. The host of the 2023 Games will be announced in October. 

    The evaluation team, chaired by current Canada Games Board Member Evan Johnston, will be visiting the... Read More

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

    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

    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

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