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
Jake Allen - NB - 2007
Jay Bouwmeester - AB - 1999
Alex Pietrangelo - ON - 2007
Shea Theodore - BC - 2011
Antoine Vermette - QC - 1999
Nick Ritchie - ON - 2011
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
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
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
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:... Read More
The Canada Games Council (CGC) Bid Evaluation Committee is conducting site visits in Ontario as part of the evaluation process to choose the host of the 2021 Canada Summer Games. The host of the 2021 Games will be announced on March 30th in Toronto.
The seven-member evaluation team, chaired by Vice-president of Revenue Generation for the...Read More
To support and promote youth in sports as part of a healthy lifestyle, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is pleased to announce its sponsorship as a Canada Games national partner and signature sponsor of the 2017 Canada Summer Games.
Through this sponsorship, DFC is the proud presenting sponsor of athletics, which includes track and field...Read More
Tom Quinn, Canada Games Council Chairman since 2009, was named an Officer of the Order of Canada earlier today.
The award recognizes outstanding achievement and dedication to the Canadian community and nation as a whole.
Tom has demonstrated throughout his professional and personal life all the fundamental traits one needs to...Read More
This morning, at Dr. A.T. Leatherbarrow Primary School in Hampton, NB, 225 children welcomed two-time Paralympic medalist, wheelchair basketball Team Canada captain and Canada Games alumnus Robert “Bo” Hedges to their school assembly for the national kick-off of the Canada Games Activity Challenge: a Canada 150 signature project.
This morning, at Hawthorne Elementary School in Delta BC, 470 children welcomed two-time Olympic medalist, five-time overall World Champion and Canada Games alumna Jennifer Heil to their school assembly for the national kick-off of the Canada Games Activity Challenge: a Canada 150 signature project.
The students join the almost 200,000...Read More
Today marks the official 50th anniversary of the 1967 Canada Games in Quebec City, the first of 25 previous Canada Games Host Societies who will commemorate the occasion with a national flag relay as part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017.
“The year 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Confederation and...Read More