Celebrating 50 years of Canada Games

Carrying the torch with pride

By Armande Martine on June 21, 2017
Canada Games torchbearer Jonathan Niemczak looks forward to upcoming torch relay and to a future dedicated to advocating for LGBTQ2* rights.

 

Students hone skills building Canada Games props

By Anne Hawe on June 14, 2017
Canada Games YouthBuild MITT partnership helps reduce ‘To Do’ list for event organizers.

Bump, set, spike – popular sport aims high for upcoming Games

By Anne Hawe on May 16, 2017
Manitoba’s strong tradition of beach volleyball, and a first class venue, is set to serve up electric atmosphere at Canada Games competition this summer.

Alumnae credits Canada Games with future success

By 2017 Canada Games on May 5, 2017
It’s a long way from Winnipeg to the World Cup and the Olympics, but Desiree Scott made the journey.

Hé Ho, Bistros and Riel

By Armande Martine on May 1, 2017
Franco Manitoban destinations, such as La Belle Baguette, operated by chef-owner Alix Loiselle, prepare to welcome visitors to 2017 Canada Summer Games.

 

Para swimmers set to storm Canada Games

By Deanna Ng on April 21, 2017
Athletes from Manitoba’s Para Storm Swim Club are excited to compete in upcoming Games.

 

Rowing takes centre stage at Canada Games

By Susan Cameron on April 13, 2017
Local rowing community embraces upcoming Canada Games competition.

 

Major upgrades help downtown sports facility get ready for Games

By Lauren Parsons on April 4, 2017
30-year-old Duckworth Centre gymnasium gets makeover in preparation for 2017 Canada Summer Games.

Northern youth head south to support the Summer Games

By Kiirsten May on April 3, 2017
Members of the Nunavut and NWT Youth Ambassador Programs coming to Winnipeg for country’s largest celebration of athletes and sport.

Winnipeg ball diamonds ready to shine at Canada Games

By Dave Baxter on March 22, 2017
“This may be the nicest group of baseball facilities ever to be utilized in the 50 year history of the Canada Summer Games.”

World class venue set for aquatic competition

By Trevor Smith on March 21, 2017
Winnipeg’s Pan-Am Pool has been renovated in preparation for this summer’s Canada Games 2017.

 

Why not pin one on

By Anne Hawe on March 8, 2017
Pin trading is an integral part of many sporting events, and this summer’s Canada Games will be no exception.

 

Audition for your chance to dance at the 2017 Canada Games

By Anne Hawe on February 23, 2017
Canada Games looking to find 150 volunteer dancers/performers for its opening and closing ceremonies.

 

Field hockey pioneer excited for 2017 Canada Summer Games

By Dave Baxter on February 18, 2017
Donna-Rae Gabbs competed in first ever Games in 1969.

 

Canada Games alumnus Eric Comrie gearing up for chance at NHL dream

By Amanda Thorsteinsson on February 7, 2017
Jets goalie prospect a prime example of how Canada Games are a key event in development of young athletes from across the country.

Volunteer recruitment moves into high gear

By Anne Hawe on February 6, 2017
Recruitment fair this weekend at St. Vital Mall focused on volunteer opportunities at this summer’s Canada Games 2017.

 

From Team New Brunswick to captain of the Moose

By Amanda Thorsteinsson on February 2, 2017
Patrice Cormier fondly remembers playing in the 2007 Canada Winter Games – an experience that shaped his pro hockey career.

Canada Games inspiring youth to be active

By Anne Hawe on January 26, 2017
Schools across the country encouraged to sign up for Canada Games Activity Challenge.

 

Six months to go, thousands of volunteer positions to fill

By Anne Hawe on January 11, 2017
Volunteers needed to give their time so athletes can shine.