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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Monday, 3rd October 2016Click 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
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
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.