Karate has been selected for inclusion in the 2023 Canada Winter Games.
“We are excited that the 2023 Canada Winter Games will feature Karate,” said Tom Quinn, Canada Games Council Chairman. “This will mark the first time Karate appears at the Canada Games and we can’t wait to see the nation’s top young...Read More
David Patterson, Canada Games Council (CGC) President and CEO, has announced that Erin Mathany will become the organization’s Vice President, Marketing and Partnerships. Erin will be responsible for leading the innovative growth of the Canada Games brand, highlighting the stories of the athletes, coaches, volunteers and communities that bring...Read More
Canada Games alumni have a strong presence among Canada's roster at the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. Of the 55 athletes competing, 16 (29%) have used the Canada Games as a stepping stone to future success.
Team Canada had a tremendous showing at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, finishing third overall in both the gold medal count with 11 and in total medals, the Canadians leave South Korea highly decorated. In total, Canada won 29 medals, a new national Olympic Winter Games record, surpassing its Vancouver 2010 total of 26. Canada...Read More
The Canada Games Council welcomed the Government of Canada’s emphasis on gender equity in sport in today’s federal budget. The budget outlined a goal for gender equity in key sport measures by 2035. The Canada Games Council was proud to report that gender equity at the Canada Games is near and can be reached well before the goal set...Read More
Canada Games alumni have been firing on all cylinders in PyeongChang, making Canada proud and capturing multiple medals.
The first came during Mark McMorris' epic run that saw him take home bronze in Men's Slopestyle. McMorris, who wore the green and white of Saskatchewan at the 2007 Canada Winter Games, overcame many obstacles...Read More
The Canada Games have announced Tim Hortons® as a Canada Games National Partner and Diamond Sponsor.
“Tim Hortons has been a staple of Canadian communities since 1964 and having them partner with the Canada Games - our nation’s premium multi-sport event that enriches Canadian culture and creates lasting legacies - is very...Read More
Canada Games alumni represent approximately 34% of the athletes that will compete for Team Canada at the upcoming 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang.
Among Canada Games sports, 38% of Canada's roster competed at a Canada Winter Games.
Today, the Host Society for the 2021 Canada Games announced Wayne Parrish as its Chief Executive Officer. This is an important milestone for the 2021 Canada Games which will be held across the Niagara Region in the summer of 2021. A national search for the CEO role was launched last fall, with Wayne standing out amongst all other applicants....Read More
Q - How did you or your team do at the Games? Did you win a medal?
A - We won the bronze medal in men’s softball. We had a very good week overall. Individually, I finished the tournament as the second best hitter.
Q -What is your best memory from competing at the Games?
A -My best memory from the Games is...Read More
The Canada Games have been an important event in my life. I was first involved as a volunteer at the first ever Canada Winter Games in Quebec City in 1967. I then went on to become an official at the 1969 Canada Summer Games in Halifax where I was a High Jump judge. Then, I refereed wrestling for the first time at the Canada Games in 1975 in...Read More