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
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The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced on October 2nd that Tacuma Anderson-Richards was determined to have committed an anti-doping rule violation pursuant to the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP) and received a two-month sanction which commenced on July 8, 2017. The adverse analytical finding that led to...Read More
Canada Games was most definitely one of the best experiences of my life. I am grateful that I was given the opportunity to compete at the Games, and I would like to thank everyone who worked so hard to make it such an amazing time.
Being a part of such a large and supportive team was incredible, and I hope that it is not the last...Read More
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
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