• Prince Edward Island to bid for the 2023 Canada Winter Games

    Prince Edward Island to bid for the 2023 Canada Winter Games

    Thursday, 15th September 2016

    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

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    2015 Canada Winter Games Host Society Signs Dissolution Papers; Announces Final Legacy Plans

    Tuesday, 13th September 2016

    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 Comm

    All Four Ontario Communities Bidding to Host the 2021 Canada Summer Games Invited to Advance

    Monday, 12th September 2016

    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... Read More

  • Canada Games Alumni Well Represented at 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio

    Canada Games Alumni Well Represented at 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio

    Wednesday, 7th September 2016
    A great number of Canada Games alumni will be representing Canada at this year`s Paralympic Games in Rio. 

    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

  • 2017 Canada Summer Games  Apprentice Coaches Announced

    2017 Canada Summer Games Apprentice Coaches Announced

    Wednesday, 31st August 2016

    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... Read More

  • Canada Games Council Completes 2021 Bid Evaluation  Technical Visits in Ontario

    Canada Games Council Completes 2021 Bid Evaluation Technical Visits in Ontario

    Tuesday, 30th August 2016

    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,

    -The... Read More

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    Canada Games Alumni Shine at Rio Olympics

    Monday, 22nd August 2016
     


    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...
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  • David Patterson Announced as Canada Games Council President and CEO

    David Patterson Announced as Canada Games Council President and CEO

    Monday, 22nd August 2016

    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

  • Canada Games Alumni Well Represented at 2016 Olympics Games in Rio

    Canada Games Alumni perform well in opening weekend of Rio Olympics

    Tuesday, 9th August 2016

    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.

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  • Canada Games Alumni Well Represented at 2016 Olympics Games in Rio

    Canada Games Alumni Well Represented at 2016 Olympics Games in Rio

    Thursday, 4th August 2016

    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

  • Countdown to the Games: One Year To Go

    Countdown to the Games: One Year To Go

    Thursday, 28th July 2016

    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

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    Call for applications: President & CEO - Canada Games Council

    Monday, 4th July 2016
    PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Canada Games Council
    Remuneration commensurate with experience and qualifications
      The Organization:
    The Canada Games Council (CGC) is the franchise holder for the Canada Games, responsible for the management of the Canada Games and the development of the Canada Games Movement.  Held... Read More

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