• Torch lit on Parliament Hill for 2017 Canada Summer Games’ Manitoba Hydro Torch Relay

    Torch lit on Parliament Hill for 2017 Canada Summer Games’ Manitoba Hydro Torch Relay

    Tuesday, 6th June 2017

     

    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

  • Untold Story: Hunter Smith

    Untold Story: Hunter Smith

    Friday, 2nd June 2017

    Hunter Smith is a 16-year-old wrestler from the Cochrane Cowboys and is set to represent Team Alberta at the 2017 Canada Summer Games.

    He started wrestling in grade 9 and has been passionate about the sport ever since. Hunter is always looking to improve, as evidenced by his training schedule which sees him travel four hours, four times... Read More

  • Untold Story: Dylan Morawski

    Untold Story: Dylan Morawski

    Tuesday, 30th May 2017

    Dylan Morawski is a 16-year-old athlete from Gander NL, whose dream from the first time he swam at 9 years old was to represent his province and compete at Canada Games. As a competitive swimmer with his local swim club the Gander Lakers, he showed great promise and won numerous awards locally provincially and at the national level.

    In... Read More

  • Canada Games alumni in the Memorial Cup

    Canada Games alumni in the Memorial Cup

    Tuesday, 23rd May 2017

    Good luck to our alumni competing in the Memorial Cup! 

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  • Alumni Database

    Canada Games Council Launches Alumni Database

    Monday, 8th May 2017

    The Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced the launch of their Alumni Database (www.canadagames.ca/alumni). The web based platform will allow users to access information about past Games participants including which Games they participated in, which delegation they represented, and which sport they competed in.

    “This impressive system... Read More

  • RBC Training Ground Comes to 2017 Canada Games

    RBC Training Ground Comes to 2017 Canada Games

    Monday, 1st May 2017

    RBC, the Canadian Olympic Foundation (COF) and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) today announced a marketing and athlete identification partnership with the 2017 Canada Games.

     

    Building on RBC's longstanding commitment to Canadian amateur and high-performance athletes, the partnership will include opportunities for Canada... Read More

  • Call for Nominations: 2017 Canada Games Hall of Honour

    Call for Nominations: 2017 Canada Games Hall of Honour

    Tuesday, 25th April 2017

    The Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Canada Games Hall of Honour.

    The Hall of Honour induction celebrations are designed to recognize and celebrate athletes, coaches, officials, and volunteers who have had a considerable impact on the Canada Games Movement and helped to further... Read More

  • Canada Games alumni in the NHL Playoffs

    Canada Games alumni in the NHL Playoffs

    Tuesday, 11th April 2017
    Good luck to our alumni competing in the NHL Playoffs! More details below. St Louis Blues

    Jake Allen - NB - 2007 

    Jay Bouwmeester - AB - 1999

    Alex Pietrangelo - ON - 2007

    Anaheim Ducks

    Shea Theodore - BC - 2011

    Antoine Vermette - QC - 1999

    Nick Ritchie - ON - 2011

    Edmonton... Read More

  • Niagara Region Named Host of the 2021 Canada Summer Games

    Niagara Region Named Host of the 2021 Canada Summer Games

    Thursday, 30th March 2017

    At a joint media conference this morning held by the Canada Games Council and the Province of Ontario, Niagara Region was named host of the 2021 Canada Summer Games.

    The host community announcement was made at Hart House in the centre of the University of Toronto in front of a supportive Ontario sports community, Canada Games... Read More

  • Aboriginal Apprentice Coaching Program Develops Elite Level Coaches

    Aboriginal Apprentice Coaching Program Develops Elite Level Coaches

    Tuesday, 14th March 2017

    The Canada Games has built an invaluable reputation for developing young athletes into professional, talented and successful competitors since 1967. In 2005, the Canada Games saw an opportunity to not only support the development of athletes, but young coaches as well. Without high-end elite coaches to guide their athletes, and push them to... Read More

  • Canada Games Activity Challenge Inspires Kids to Get Active

    Canada Games Activity Challenge Inspires Kids to Get Active

    Monday, 13th March 2017

    Since 1967, the Canada Games have served as a stepping stone for our nation's next generation of national, international, and Olympic champions.

    The Games have continually produced high-profile athlete alumni and played a crucial role in many famous athletes’ careers including Sidney Crosby, Catriona Le May Doan, Eugenie Bouchard, Steve... Read More

  • Rewards and Prizing for the Canada Games Activity Challenge Revealed

    Rewards and Prizing for the Canada Games Activity Challenge Revealed

    Friday, 3rd March 2017

    The Canada Games Activity Challenge uses gamification and interactivity principles to motivate students to participate daily in habit forming physical activity. Students gain points with every completed session, leading to rewards and chances to win prizes. Here are some of the rewards students earn, and prizes they can win:

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