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.
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
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 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...
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
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...
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,
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...
Tom Quinn, Canada Games Council (CGC) Chairman, has announced that David Patterson will become the organization’s next President and CEO. The CGC Board of Directors unanimously approved the recommendation made by the selection committee following a comprehensive process that took a number of highly qualified candidates into consideration....Read More
It was a successful opening weekend for our alumni in Rio. Here's how a few of them fared:
For a full list of Canada Games alumni competing in Rio, click here.... Read More
Among the sports on the Canada Games program, approximately 40%of Canada's contingent competing at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio are Canada Games alumni.
As in 2014 (43%), 2012 (44%), 2010 (44%) and 2008 (43%), statistics demonstrate how integral the Canada Games are to the development of Canada's next generation of...Read More
2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society launches official countdown to The Hottest Summer in Half A Century
WINNIPEG (July 28, 2016) – In 365 days, the largest multi-sport and cultural event in the nation will begin in Winnipeg. From July 28 until August 13, 2017, the 2017 Canada Summer Games will welcome over 4,000 athletes and coaches...Read More