• The Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced that two-time Olympic medalist Jennifer Heil and two-time Paralympic medalist Bo He

    Jennifer Heil and Bo Hedges named Ambassadors of Canada Games Activity Challenge

    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

  • Canada Games Council Welcomes New Members to Board

    Canada Games Council Welcomes New Members to Board

    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

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    Canada Games Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Canada 150 Signature Project

    Monday, 3rd October 2016
    Click 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

  • Partnership critical to the success of the 2019 Canada Winter Games

    Partnership critical to the success of the 2019 Canada Winter Games - Signature Canada Games legacy facility announced

    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

  • Canada Games Alumni Shine at Rio Paralympics

    Canada Games Alumni Shine at Rio Paralympics

    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.

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  • Prince Edward Island to bid for the 2023 Canada Winter Games

    Prince Edward Island to bid for the 2023 Canada Winter Games

    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

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    2015 Canada Winter Games Host Society Signs Dissolution Papers; Announces Final Legacy Plans

    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

  • At recent meetings, the Canada Games Council`s (CGC) Board of Directors approved the CGC 2021 Bid Process’ Technical Review Comm

    All Four Ontario Communities Bidding to Host the 2021 Canada Summer Games Invited to Advance

    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.
     
    “The Technical Review Committee is confident that all four bids possess the... Read More

  • Canada Games Alumni Well Represented at 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio

    Canada Games Alumni Well Represented at 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio

    Wednesday, 7th September 2016
    A 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

  • 2017 Canada Summer Games  Apprentice Coaches Announced

    2017 Canada Summer Games Apprentice Coaches Announced

    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.
     
    “Congratulations to the 31 apprentice coaches, and their mentor coaches, in being selected to represent their province and sport at the Canada... Read More

  • Canada Games Council Completes 2021 Bid Evaluation  Technical Visits in Ontario

    Canada Games Council Completes 2021 Bid Evaluation Technical Visits in Ontario

    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,

    -The... Read More

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    Canada Games Alumni Shine at Rio Olympics

    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...
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