Thursday, 30th June 2016
It is with tremendous excitement that the Canada Games Council (CGC) announces that Tom Quinn, CGC Chairman since 2009, was recognized today as an Officer of the Order of Canada.Read More
The award recognizes outstanding achievement and dedication to the Canadian community and nation as a whole.
“We are absolutely thrilled that...
Wednesday, 29th June 2016
Sue Hylland, President and CEO of the Canada Games Council (CGC), will leave her position on August 5th, 2016 to pursue other opportunities. Hylland informed the CGC Board of Directors of her decision on June 24th, 2016, advising that she had accepted a position with another organization. Hylland joined the CGC in May of 2002.
Monday, 27th June 2016
(June 27th, 2016) Red Deer, AB –Today the 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society provided a Community Update to government representatives, local sports leaders and members of the media at the Collicutt Centre. The Community Update featured the introduction of the 2019 Games Senior Leadership Team, the announcement of the sport schedule and the...Read More
Friday, 17th June 2016
The following Canada Games alumni have qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
For more information on who has qualified for Team Canada so far, visit - olympic.ca/rio-2016-qualification-track... Read More
Tuesday, 24th May 2016
The Canada Games Council (CGC) has received four letters of Intent to Bid from Ontario communities wishing to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games.
The four communities or groups that have confirmed their intent to bid are:the Niagara Region, the City of Ottawa, the City of Greater Sudbury, the combined cities of Kitchener, Waterloo,... Read More
Wednesday, 16th March 2016
This week marks the pinnacle of the collegiate basketball season as both the NCAA March Madness and the CIS Women's Basketball Final 8 kick off.
Canada Games alumni will play important roles for their respective teams in both tournaments.
Tuesday, 15th March 2016
This week marks the pinnacle of the collegiate basketball season as both the NCAA March Madness and the CIS Men's Basketball Final 8 kick off.Read More
Monday, 7th March 2016
Today the 2015 Canada Winter Games won big at the CSTA (Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance) Prestige Awards.
The multi-sport event was named Event of the Year and also captured the Sustainable Event of the Year Award.
2015 Canada Winter Games Host Society Chair Anthony Everett was on hand to accept the awards on behalf of the Host...Read More
Tuesday, 1st March 2016
Celebrating the one year anniversary of a tremendous 2015 Canada Winter Games, the Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced that Frédéric Lemoine of Trois-Rivières, Quebec and Sam Renooy of Oakbank, Manitoba are the recipients of the 2015 Roland Michener Canada Games Award.Read More
“The Canada Games Council would like to congratulate both...