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
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
Tuesday, 11th April 2017Good 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
Shea Theodore - BC - 2011
Antoine Vermette - QC - 1999
Nick Ritchie - ON - 2011
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
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
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
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:... Read More
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
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
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
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.
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