• RBC Training Ground Comes to 2017 Canada Games

    RBC Training Ground Comes to 2017 Canada Games

    Monday, 1st May 2017

    RBC, the Canadian Olympic Foundation (COF) and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) today announced a marketing and athlete identification partnership with the 2017 Canada Games.

     

    Building on RBC's longstanding commitment to Canadian amateur and high-performance athletes, the partnership will include opportunities for Canada... Read More

  • Call for Nominations: 2017 Canada Games Hall of Honour

    Call for Nominations: 2017 Canada Games Hall of Honour

    Tuesday, 25th April 2017

    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

  • Canada Games alumni in the NHL Playoffs

    Canada Games alumni in the NHL Playoffs

    Tuesday, 11th April 2017
    Good luck to our alumni competing in the NHL Playoffs! More details below. St Louis Blues

    Jake Allen - NB - 2007 

    Jay Bouwmeester - AB - 1999

    Alex Pietrangelo - ON - 2007

    Anaheim Ducks

    Shea Theodore - BC - 2011

    Antoine Vermette - QC - 1999

    Nick Ritchie - ON - 2011

    Edmonton... Read More

  • Niagara Region Named Host of the 2021 Canada Summer Games

    Niagara Region Named Host of the 2021 Canada Summer Games

    Thursday, 30th March 2017

    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

  • Aboriginal Apprentice Coaching Program Develops Elite Level Coaches

    Aboriginal Apprentice Coaching Program Develops Elite Level Coaches

    Tuesday, 14th March 2017

    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

  • Canada Games Activity Challenge Inspires Kids to Get Active

    Canada Games Activity Challenge Inspires Kids to Get Active

    Monday, 13th March 2017

    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

  • Rewards and Prizing for the Canada Games Activity Challenge Revealed

    Rewards and Prizing for the Canada Games Activity Challenge Revealed

    Friday, 3rd March 2017

    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:

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  • The Canada Games Council Conducts Site Visits in Ontario

    The Canada Games Council Conducts Site Visits in Ontario

    Monday, 27th February 2017

    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

  • Dairy Farmers of Canada partners with the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg

    Dairy Farmers of Canada partners with the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg

    Friday, 17th February 2017

    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

  • Canada Games Council Chairman Tom Quinn  Receives Order of Canada

    Canada Games Council Chairman Tom Quinn Receives Order of Canada

    Friday, 17th February 2017

    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

  • Paralympian Bo Hedges Inspires Dr. A.T. Leatherbarrow Primary School to Get Active

    Paralympian Bo Hedges Inspires Dr. A.T. Leatherbarrow Primary School to Get Active

    Wednesday, 15th February 2017

    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.

    The... Read More

  • This morning, at Hawthorne Elementary School in Delta BC, 470 children welcomed two-time Olympic medalist, five-time overall Wor

    Olympian Jennifer Heil Inspired Students at Hawthorne Elementary to Get Active

    Tuesday, 14th February 2017

    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

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