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
1. Hockey Night in Canada host Ron MacLean began his career as a radio and television commentator with CKRD in Red Deer in 1977.
2. Red Deer-born hockey player Tom Pollock was part of the Edmonton Mercurys team that...Read More
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
By Chris Welner
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
(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
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
The province of Prince Edward Island has been officially named host of the 2023 Canada Winter Games.
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“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.
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 (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
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