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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Today, in keeping with a Canadian tradition, the Canada Games Roly McLenahan Torch was lit on Parliament Hill from the Centennial Flame, signaling the start of the 2017 Canada Summer Games’ Manitoba Hydro Torch Relay. This highly symbolic ceremony brings the energy and excitement of the 2017 Canada Summer Games to the nation...Read More