Thursday, 3rd November 2016
The Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced that two-time Olympic medalist Jennifer Heil and two-time Paralympic medalist Bo Hedges will be the ambassadors of the Canada Games Activity Challenge.
A Canada 150 Signature Project, the Canada Games Activity Challenge is an interactive program designed to engage children aged 5-12 in an...Read More
Thursday, 6th October 2016
After an extensive process, the Canada Games Council (CGC) Board has welcomed and announced recent additions to its governance team.
“We were very fortunate to have had a number of accomplished applicants submit their names to stand on the Canada Games Council Board,” says Tom Quinn, Canada Games Council Chairman. “With the term up for a...Read More
Monday, 3rd October 2016Click here to sign up for the Canada Games Activity Challenge!
The Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced the Canada Games Activity Challenge as a Canada 150 Signature Project, supporting children and teachers in Canadian classrooms to build daily active healthy habits. The Canada Games Council has received formal notification from the Canada...Read More
Thursday, 22nd September 2016
(Red Deer, Alberta) – In a celebration of collaboration today, the 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society, The City of Red Deer and Red Deer College signed a Partnership Agreement for the 2019 Canada Winter Games. During the Partnership Agreement Signing Ceremony, the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre / Centre des Jeux Canada Gary W. Harris was...Read More
Wednesday, 21st September 2016
Canada had a tremendous showing at the Rio Paralympics, winning 29 medals (eight gold, 10 silver and 11 bronze). Canada Games alumni played an integral role in Canada's success. Take a look at the below graphics to see how they did.
Thursday, 15th September 2016
Prince Edward Island now has the opportunity to bid for and host the 2023 Canada Winter Games.
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to host the 2023 Canada Games, which will be a province-wide showcase for the entire Island and our history, our culture, and our people,” said Premier Wade MacLauchlan.“In the coming months we will be...Read More
Tuesday, 13th September 2016
Prince George, BC- After an 8.5-year journey, the Prince George 2015 Canada Winter Games Host Society has officially dissolved. Earlier today, the Host Society held its last meeting to sign dissolution papers, review finals audits, and to present its final surplus and legacy plans.
As a result of the 2015 Canada Winter Games, a total of...Read More
Monday, 12th September 2016
At recent meetings, the Canada Games Council`s (CGC) Board of Directors approved the CGC 2021 Bid Process’ Technical Review Committee report recommendation that the four communities bidding to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games advance to the Phase II review.Read More
“The Technical Review Committee is confident that all four bids possess the...
Wednesday, 7th September 2016A great number of Canada Games alumni will be representing Canada at this year`s Paralympic Games in Rio.
From an athlete perspective, we have representation in Athletics, Cycling, Rowing, Sailing, Swimming, Triathlon and Wheelchair Basketball.
We also have a number of coaches who will be participating in the Games, namely in...Read More
Wednesday, 31st August 2016
The Canada Games Council is pleased to announce the list of apprentice coaches who will participate in the 2017 Canada GamesAboriginal Apprentice Coach Program and Women in Coaching Program.Read More
“Congratulations to the 31 apprentice coaches, and their mentor coaches, in being selected to represent their province and sport at the Canada...
Tuesday, 30th August 2016
The Canada Games Council’s (CGC) 2021 Technical Review Committee (TRC) has completed site visits of the four potential Ontario communities bidding to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games. As part of Phase I for the Technical Review Phase of the 2021 bid evaluation process, the TRC visited:
-The City of Ottawa on August 22nd,
Monday, 22nd August 2016
Canada had a remarkable showing in Rio, winning the most medals in our nation's history (in a non-boycotted Summer Games).
Canada Games alumni played an integral role in Canada's success.
Of the 22 medals won, Canada Games alumni contributed to 14 (64%). If we only take into...