Friday, 1st December 2017
I am a Sprint Canoe/Kayak athlete from Mississauga, Ontario. I am 20 years old and currently studying Kinesiology at Dalhousie University and a member of the Canadian Canoe/Kayak Team.
My most memorable Canada Games experience was being able to go watch the other sports and teams compete. We became big fans of the Team Ontario girls...Read More
Monday, 20th November 2017
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Canada Games, we’ve reached out to Games alumni to share their experiences.
How did you discover canoe-kayak as a sport?
My friends were doing it instead of going to day camp, and I decided to try it because my parents wouldn’t let me stay at home all day. I first started when I was 12-13...Read More
Friday, 28th July 2017
At an event today in Winnipeg, on the day of the 2017 Canada Games opening ceremony, National Partner Teck Resources Limited (Teck), the 2017 Canada Games Host Society and the Canada Games Council unveiled the medals for the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg.
The unveiling was at the Manitoba Club where the medals were modelled by...Read More
Thursday, 27th July 2017
Earlier today, Athletes Claire Carver-Dias and Carla MacLeod, along with Builders Ted Bigelow and Blair McIntosh, were inducted into the Canada Games Hall of Honour.
“This year’s class of inductees are each most deserving of their induction into the Canada Games Hall of Honour,” says Tom Quinn, Canada Games Council Chairman. “From Claire...Read More
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Wednesday, 26th July 2017
At a meeting of Regional Council, the 13-members of the 2021 Canada Games Host Society Board of Directors, as well as the board chair, received unanimous approval.
Doug Hamilton, former chair of the Niagara Bid Group, was approved as chair of the 2021 Canada Summer Games Host Society Board of Directors. Other community members who were...Read More
Friday, 21st July 2017
The Canada Games, along with TSN and RDS, have announced the official national Broadcast and Webcast schedules for the 2017 Canada Summer Games.
“We are thrilled to have TSN and RDS on as the official broadcast partners of the 2017 Canada Summer Games, our 50th anniversary Games,” says Tom Quinn, Canada Games Council Chairman. “TSN...Read More
Thursday, 22nd June 2017
The Canada Games Council (CGC) has officially launched the bid process for the 2023 Canada Winter Games.
“We are excited to officially launch the bid process for the 2023 Canada Winter Games in PEI,” said Tom Quinn, Canada Games Council Chairman. “This Province successfully hosted the Canada Games in the past and we look forward to...Read More
Wednesday, 14th June 2017
Team New Brunswick's Baseball Assistant Coach Paul Hornibrook and his family have a long history of participating in the Canada Games, both as athletes and coaches.
Paul, was part of the 1985 Canada Games Baseball Team as an athlete and this year has come full circle to attend 32 years later as an assistant coach.
His oldest...Read More
Thursday, 8th June 2017
My name is Zachary Adams and this year I hope to compete in the 2017 Canada Games!
The sport I compete in is Canoe Kayak. I have been kayaking for six years since I was twelve. I qualified for the Canada Games by racing my teammates at Winnipeg Canoe Kayak Center. My training regiments consist of hard hours on the water practicing...Read More