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The City of Charlottetown

Canada Games Legacy Project Ready for Skaters to Enjoy

The City of Charlottetown, in partnership with the 2023 Canada Games Host Society, has purchased and installed a portable artificial outdoor rink system for the greenspace in front of Founders Hall. The rink opened to the public on January 28, 2023 with skaters already taking the opportunity to test the ice.

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Confederation Centre of the Arts

2023 Canada Winter Games IllumiNATION Festival coming to Confederation Centre of the Arts

Prince Edward Island is set to welcome thousands of visitors for the 2023 Canada Winter Games, and Confederation Centre of the Arts is thrilled to collaborate on a variety of cultural activities.

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Giselle Delaney-Duguay

Volunteer Spotlight

The 2023 Canada Games Host Society interviewed four Islanders about volunteering with the Games.

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Stacy Dunn

2500th Volunteer Spotlight: Carla DiGiorgio

Officially half-way to our goal of 5000 volunteers, the 2023 Canada Games Host Society was happy to catch up with Carla DiGiorgio, our 2,500th volunteer.

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Stacy Dunn

Volunteer Spotlight: Lori Robinson

Having represented Prince Edward Island as an athlete in Cape Breton in 1987, a spectator in PEI in 1991 and 2009, and a coach in Red Deer in 2019, Robinson saw the hard work volunteers put in, so when the opportunity presented itself to volunteer for the 2023 Canada Winter Games in her home province she jumped at the chance.

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Stacy Dunn

1000th Volunteer Spotlight: Katherine Morrow

Learn more about Rustico's Katherine Morrow, our 1000th volunteer!

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Nicholas Mercer

Curling: The Next Generation - Gushue's nephews preparing to follow in his footsteps

It can be daunting to follow in the considerable footprints left by one of curling’s best, but that's not stopping Brad Gushue's nephews. While Gushue was competing for a second world championship, his nephews Parker Tipple, 16, and his 15-year-old brother Spencer — the sons of Gushue’s sister, Natasha — were competing for a curling championship of their own.

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Tony Davis

Nordic course passes stress test ahead of 2023 Canada Winter Games in P.E.I.

Biathlon athletes and volunteers alike tested their skills ahead of the 2023 Canada Winter Games this weekend.

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Jason Simmonds

Wowkwis, mascot for 2023 Canada Winter Games in P.E.I., makes first appearance for Gulf Shore Consolidated students

Myla Doucette felt a feeling of accomplishment as the 2023 Canada Winter Games official mascot made its first appearance.

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Arturo Chang Thinh Nguyen

$5M sports dome opens in Summerside

A new $5-million indoor sports dome in Summerside, P.E.I., was officially opened by city officials Thursday morning. The Dome, a 65,000-square-foot indoor turf field, was built for the 2023 Canada Winter Games.

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Arturo Chang Thinh Nguyen

How 2 P.E.I. athletes are getting ready for Beijing Paralympics

Summerside's Billy Bridges and Mark Arendz of Hartsville, P.E.I., heading to Beijing with different hopes

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The Host Society

10 Spirit Day Ideas Worthy of a Medal

On behalf of the 2023 Canada Winter Games Host Society, we would like to thank all Islanders and friends of the Games who participated in our 2023 Canada Games Spirit Day on February 17th!

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Sara Fraser

Road to 2023 Canada Games on P.E.I. kicks off with 1st big sponsor

The Host Society for the 2023 Canada Winter Games being planned for Prince Edward Island has its first big sponsor: Atlantic Lottery.

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Jason Simmonds

P.E.I. Paralympics athlete Mark Arendz driven to succeed

P.E.I.'s Mark Arendz competes in the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. Arendz will compete in his fourth Paralympics for Team Canada in Beijing, March 4-3.

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The Host Society

Islander Competing in the Beijing 2022 Olympics

With just 10 days to go from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, athletes around the globe are gearing up to compete on the world’s biggest stage. Among the many Canadian athletes heading to Beijing is PEI’s very own, Brett Gallant, who will be making his Olympic debut on the ice.

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Jason Simmonds

Former athletes say a special opportunity awaits the Team P.E.I. members at the 2023 Canada Winter Games

Sarah MacEachern and Logan MacDougall understand what it’s like to represent P.E.I. at the Canada Games. They agree Team P.E.I. members are in for a memorable experience when Canada’s smallest province hosts the 2023 Winter Games from Feb. 18 to March 5...

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Jason Simmonds

Cameron, Beck named Team P.E.I. hockey coaches for 2023 Canada Games

Jess Cameron and Luke Beck will be the head coaches for Prince Edward Island’s hockey teams on home ice when P.E.I. hosts the Canada Games in 2023. Hockey P.E.I. announced the staffs for the girls and boys teams on Tuesday, June 29...

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Dave Stewart

Grade 3 North Rustico, P.E.I., student's mascot design chosen winner for 2023 Canada Winter Games

A mother was brought to tears as she watched her daughter’s shocked reaction in finding out her drawing was selected as the winner in the 2023 Canada Winter Games mascot design contest...

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BY
Christopher Séguin

Celebrating the Accomplishments of Black Canada Games Alumni

Every February, Canadians across the country celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of Black Canadians who, throughout history, have played a significant role in making Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation that it is today.

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BY
The Canada Games Council

Call for Nominations for the 2022 and 2023 Canada Games Hall of Honour

The Canada Games Council (CGC) invites Canadians to celebrate sporting excellence and outstanding achievement on and off the field of play by nominating acclaimed alumni for the 2022 and 2023 Canada Games Hall of Honour.

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The City of Charlottetown

Canada Games Legacy Project Ready for Skaters to Enjoy

The City of Charlottetown, in partnership with the 2023 Canada Games Host Society, has purchased and installed a portable artificial outdoor rink system for the greenspace in front of Founders Hall. The rink opened to the public on January 28, 2023 with skaters already taking the opportunity to test the ice.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Confederation Centre of the Arts

2023 Canada Winter Games IllumiNATION Festival coming to Confederation Centre of the Arts

Prince Edward Island is set to welcome thousands of visitors for the 2023 Canada Winter Games, and Confederation Centre of the Arts is thrilled to collaborate on a variety of cultural activities.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Giselle Delaney-Duguay

Volunteer Spotlight

The 2023 Canada Games Host Society interviewed four Islanders about volunteering with the Games.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Stacy Dunn

2500th Volunteer Spotlight: Carla DiGiorgio

Officially half-way to our goal of 5000 volunteers, the 2023 Canada Games Host Society was happy to catch up with Carla DiGiorgio, our 2,500th volunteer.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Stacy Dunn

Volunteer Spotlight: Lori Robinson

Having represented Prince Edward Island as an athlete in Cape Breton in 1987, a spectator in PEI in 1991 and 2009, and a coach in Red Deer in 2019, Robinson saw the hard work volunteers put in, so when the opportunity presented itself to volunteer for the 2023 Canada Winter Games in her home province she jumped at the chance.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Stacy Dunn

1000th Volunteer Spotlight: Katherine Morrow

Learn more about Rustico's Katherine Morrow, our 1000th volunteer!

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Nicholas Mercer

Curling: The Next Generation - Gushue's nephews preparing to follow in his footsteps

It can be daunting to follow in the considerable footprints left by one of curling’s best, but that's not stopping Brad Gushue's nephews. While Gushue was competing for a second world championship, his nephews Parker Tipple, 16, and his 15-year-old brother Spencer — the sons of Gushue’s sister, Natasha — were competing for a curling championship of their own.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Tony Davis

Nordic course passes stress test ahead of 2023 Canada Winter Games in P.E.I.

Biathlon athletes and volunteers alike tested their skills ahead of the 2023 Canada Winter Games this weekend.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Arturo Chang Thinh Nguyen

$5M sports dome opens in Summerside

A new $5-million indoor sports dome in Summerside, P.E.I., was officially opened by city officials Thursday morning. The Dome, a 65,000-square-foot indoor turf field, was built for the 2023 Canada Winter Games.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
The Host Society

10 Spirit Day Ideas Worthy of a Medal

On behalf of the 2023 Canada Winter Games Host Society, we would like to thank all Islanders and friends of the Games who participated in our 2023 Canada Games Spirit Day on February 17th!

Read the full story
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BY
Arturo Chang Thinh Nguyen

How 2 P.E.I. athletes are getting ready for Beijing Paralympics

Summerside's Billy Bridges and Mark Arendz of Hartsville, P.E.I., heading to Beijing with different hopes

Read the full story
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BY
Jason Simmonds

P.E.I. Paralympics athlete Mark Arendz driven to succeed

P.E.I.'s Mark Arendz competes in the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. Arendz will compete in his fourth Paralympics for Team Canada in Beijing, March 4-3.

Read the full story
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BY
The Host Society

Islander Competing in the Beijing 2022 Olympics

With just 10 days to go from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, athletes around the globe are gearing up to compete on the world’s biggest stage. Among the many Canadian athletes heading to Beijing is PEI’s very own, Brett Gallant, who will be making his Olympic debut on the ice.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
The Canada Games Council

Call for Nominations for the 2022 and 2023 Canada Games Hall of Honour

The Canada Games Council (CGC) invites Canadians to celebrate sporting excellence and outstanding achievement on and off the field of play by nominating acclaimed alumni for the 2022 and 2023 Canada Games Hall of Honour.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Jason Simmonds

Wowkwis, mascot for 2023 Canada Winter Games in P.E.I., makes first appearance for Gulf Shore Consolidated students

Myla Doucette felt a feeling of accomplishment as the 2023 Canada Winter Games official mascot made its first appearance.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Jason Simmonds

Cameron, Beck named Team P.E.I. hockey coaches for 2023 Canada Games

Jess Cameron and Luke Beck will be the head coaches for Prince Edward Island’s hockey teams on home ice when P.E.I. hosts the Canada Games in 2023. Hockey P.E.I. announced the staffs for the girls and boys teams on Tuesday, June 29...

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Jason Simmonds

Former athletes say a special opportunity awaits the Team P.E.I. members at the 2023 Canada Winter Games

Sarah MacEachern and Logan MacDougall understand what it’s like to represent P.E.I. at the Canada Games. They agree Team P.E.I. members are in for a memorable experience when Canada’s smallest province hosts the 2023 Winter Games from Feb. 18 to March 5...

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Dave Stewart

Grade 3 North Rustico, P.E.I., student's mascot design chosen winner for 2023 Canada Winter Games

A mother was brought to tears as she watched her daughter’s shocked reaction in finding out her drawing was selected as the winner in the 2023 Canada Winter Games mascot design contest...

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rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Sara Fraser

Road to 2023 Canada Games on P.E.I. kicks off with 1st big sponsor

The Host Society for the 2023 Canada Winter Games being planned for Prince Edward Island has its first big sponsor: Atlantic Lottery.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Christopher Séguin

Celebrating the Accomplishments of Black Canada Games Alumni

Every February, Canadians across the country celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of Black Canadians who, throughout history, have played a significant role in making Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation that it is today.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
See More
BY
The City of Charlottetown

Canada Games Legacy Project Ready for Skaters to Enjoy

The City of Charlottetown, in partnership with the 2023 Canada Games Host Society, has purchased and installed a portable artificial outdoor rink system for the greenspace in front of Founders Hall. The rink opened to the public on January 28, 2023 with skaters already taking the opportunity to test the ice.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Confederation Centre of the Arts

2023 Canada Winter Games IllumiNATION Festival coming to Confederation Centre of the Arts

Prince Edward Island is set to welcome thousands of visitors for the 2023 Canada Winter Games, and Confederation Centre of the Arts is thrilled to collaborate on a variety of cultural activities.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Giselle Delaney-Duguay

Volunteer Spotlight

The 2023 Canada Games Host Society interviewed four Islanders about volunteering with the Games.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Stacy Dunn

2500th Volunteer Spotlight: Carla DiGiorgio

Officially half-way to our goal of 5000 volunteers, the 2023 Canada Games Host Society was happy to catch up with Carla DiGiorgio, our 2,500th volunteer.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Stacy Dunn

1000th Volunteer Spotlight: Katherine Morrow

Learn more about Rustico's Katherine Morrow, our 1000th volunteer!

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Arturo Chang Thinh Nguyen

$5M sports dome opens in Summerside

A new $5-million indoor sports dome in Summerside, P.E.I., was officially opened by city officials Thursday morning. The Dome, a 65,000-square-foot indoor turf field, was built for the 2023 Canada Winter Games.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
The Host Society

10 Spirit Day Ideas Worthy of a Medal

On behalf of the 2023 Canada Winter Games Host Society, we would like to thank all Islanders and friends of the Games who participated in our 2023 Canada Games Spirit Day on February 17th!

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Sara Fraser

Road to 2023 Canada Games on P.E.I. kicks off with 1st big sponsor

The Host Society for the 2023 Canada Winter Games being planned for Prince Edward Island has its first big sponsor: Atlantic Lottery.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
The Host Society

Islander Competing in the Beijing 2022 Olympics

With just 10 days to go from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, athletes around the globe are gearing up to compete on the world’s biggest stage. Among the many Canadian athletes heading to Beijing is PEI’s very own, Brett Gallant, who will be making his Olympic debut on the ice.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Jason Simmonds

P.E.I. Paralympics athlete Mark Arendz driven to succeed

P.E.I.'s Mark Arendz competes in the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. Arendz will compete in his fourth Paralympics for Team Canada in Beijing, March 4-3.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Arturo Chang Thinh Nguyen

How 2 P.E.I. athletes are getting ready for Beijing Paralympics

Summerside's Billy Bridges and Mark Arendz of Hartsville, P.E.I., heading to Beijing with different hopes

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Christopher Séguin

Celebrating the Accomplishments of Black Canada Games Alumni

Every February, Canadians across the country celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of Black Canadians who, throughout history, have played a significant role in making Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation that it is today.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Stacy Dunn

Volunteer Spotlight: Lori Robinson

Having represented Prince Edward Island as an athlete in Cape Breton in 1987, a spectator in PEI in 1991 and 2009, and a coach in Red Deer in 2019, Robinson saw the hard work volunteers put in, so when the opportunity presented itself to volunteer for the 2023 Canada Winter Games in her home province she jumped at the chance.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Nicholas Mercer

Curling: The Next Generation - Gushue's nephews preparing to follow in his footsteps

It can be daunting to follow in the considerable footprints left by one of curling’s best, but that's not stopping Brad Gushue's nephews. While Gushue was competing for a second world championship, his nephews Parker Tipple, 16, and his 15-year-old brother Spencer — the sons of Gushue’s sister, Natasha — were competing for a curling championship of their own.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
The Canada Games Council

Call for Nominations for the 2022 and 2023 Canada Games Hall of Honour

The Canada Games Council (CGC) invites Canadians to celebrate sporting excellence and outstanding achievement on and off the field of play by nominating acclaimed alumni for the 2022 and 2023 Canada Games Hall of Honour.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Tony Davis

Nordic course passes stress test ahead of 2023 Canada Winter Games in P.E.I.

Biathlon athletes and volunteers alike tested their skills ahead of the 2023 Canada Winter Games this weekend.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Jason Simmonds

Cameron, Beck named Team P.E.I. hockey coaches for 2023 Canada Games

Jess Cameron and Luke Beck will be the head coaches for Prince Edward Island’s hockey teams on home ice when P.E.I. hosts the Canada Games in 2023. Hockey P.E.I. announced the staffs for the girls and boys teams on Tuesday, June 29...

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Jason Simmonds

Former athletes say a special opportunity awaits the Team P.E.I. members at the 2023 Canada Winter Games

Sarah MacEachern and Logan MacDougall understand what it’s like to represent P.E.I. at the Canada Games. They agree Team P.E.I. members are in for a memorable experience when Canada’s smallest province hosts the 2023 Winter Games from Feb. 18 to March 5...

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Jason Simmonds

Wowkwis, mascot for 2023 Canada Winter Games in P.E.I., makes first appearance for Gulf Shore Consolidated students

Myla Doucette felt a feeling of accomplishment as the 2023 Canada Winter Games official mascot made its first appearance.

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
BY
Dave Stewart

Grade 3 North Rustico, P.E.I., student's mascot design chosen winner for 2023 Canada Winter Games

A mother was brought to tears as she watched her daughter’s shocked reaction in finding out her drawing was selected as the winner in the 2023 Canada Winter Games mascot design contest...

Read the full story
rEAD THE FULL STORY
See More