• Canada Games Mark its 50th Anniversary with Launch of National Flag Relay

    Canada Games Mark its 50th Anniversary with Launch of National Flag Relay

    Friday, 10th February 2017

    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

  • Canada Games Activity Challenge

    Canada Games Activity Challenge Announces School Visit Winners

    Tuesday, 31st January 2017

    Olympian Jennifer Heil and Paralympian Bo Hedges, both Canada Games Activity Challenge Ambassadors, will visit Dr. A.T. Leatherbarrow Primary School in Hampton, New Brunswick and Hawthorne Elementary School in Delta, British Columbia to launch the Canada Games Activity Challenge on February 13th. In collaboration with Heil and Hedges, the... Read More

  • Collins Barrow Red Deer LLP devient le commanditaire en titre du gala Feu et Glace  des Jeux d’hiver du Canada 201

    Collins Barrow Red Deer LLP Announced as Title Sponsor of the 2019 Canada Winter Games Fire and Ice Gala

    Wednesday, 25th January 2017

    Red Deer, AB - The 2019 Canada Winter Games is pleased to welcome Collins Barrow Red Deer LLP as the title sponsor of the Fire and Ice Gala, the Games’ marquee fundraising event.

     

    “Collins Barrow is an early local sponsor of the 2019 Games and we are grateful for their generous support of the Games... Read More

  • 2023 Canada Winter Games Sports Selected

    2023 Canada Winter Games Sports Selected

    Monday, 9th January 2017

    The Canada Games Council (CGC) is pleased to announce the final sports and disciplines selected for the 2023 Canada Winter Games that has the opportunity to be hosted in Prince Edward Island (PEI).

    The CGC’s Sport Committee adhered to a transparent and objective sport selection process in which it analyzed all sports and disciplines that... Read More

  • Day 25 of the Canada 150 Countdown Celebrates  Hundreds of Canada Games Activity Challenge Registrations

    Day 25 of the Canada 150 Countdown Celebrates Hundreds of Canada Games Activity Challenge Registrations

    Wednesday, 7th December 2016

    Today, with the support of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, the Canada Games Council (CGC) announced that after only three weeks, the Canada Games Activity Challenge, a Canada 150 Signature project, has received over 196 registrations from across Canada.

    “A few weeks ago, we registered... Read More

  • Registration for the Canada Games Activity Challenge is Now Open

    Registration for the Canada Games Activity Challenge is Now Open

    Wednesday, 16th November 2016

    Today, with the support of Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, the Hon. Carla Qualtrough, the Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced the launch of the Canada Games Activity Challenge registration website!

    “We’re thrilled to open registration for the Canada Games Activity Challenge and that teachers across Canada can now... Read More

  • Red Deer County Signs on as Diamond Sponsor of 2019 Canada Winter Games

    Red Deer County Signs on as Diamond Sponsor of 2019 Canada Winter Games

    Friday, 4th November 2016

    Red Deer, AB - At last night’s 2019 Canada Winter Games Local Sponsorship Summit, County of Red Deer confirmed their Diamond Sponsorship of the 2019 Games.

    “Red Deer County is thrilled to be a major sponsor of the 2019 Canada Winter Games,” says Red Deer County Mayor Jim Wood. “We believe these games will be a major economic driver for... Read More

  • 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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