After 16 incredible days, the 29th edition of the Canada Games will officially conclude tonight with the Closing Ceremony from Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown at 7:30 PM AST.
There have been records smashed and countless debuts made by athletes here at the 2023 Canada Games, but yesterday, history was made when female boxing got underway on P.E.I.
Curling in Canada is rich in history, with the first curling club established in Montreal in 1807. This morning, 216 years later, another first in Canadian curling history took place as Mixed Doubles Curling made its Canada Games debut at the Montague Curling Club.
Women’s hockey at the Canada Games returns to P.E.I. where it made its original debut in 1991. In the tournaments since then, numerous Canadian hockey idols have laced up and begun their glorious careers at the Canada Games.
In just six contests this Winter Games, McKenna recorded 29 points including 14 goals, smashing a Canada Games record that stood for 28 years. The previous record for points in a tournament was 27, set by Francois Methot of Quebec in 1995 and tied by Kelsey Tessier of New Brunswick in 2007.
With the PEI 2023 Canada Winter Games officially underway, the Canada Games Council (CGC) and the 2023 Host Society are thrilled to celebrate the nation’s top young athletes and their families and friends with the launch of Canada Games House, presented by Canadian Tire.
Let the Games begin! Reminiscent of an Island kitchen party, the athletes were all smiles and a capacity crowd was brought to its feet during the Opening Ceremony of the PEI 2023 Canada Winter Games.
After many years of planning, the town of North Rustico reached a historic milestone today with the opening of Eliyahu Wellness Centre at Canada Games Place.
The PEI 2023 Canada Winter Games Host Society is ready to give a warm Maritime welcome to over 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches as they descend on PEI’s friendly shores for the 29th edition of the Canada Games.
The PEI 2023 Canada Winter Games Host Society and Canada Games Council are proud to unveil the new cauldron that will house the flame to ignite the spirit of Canadian sport throughout the 2023 Canada Games, February 18 - March 5, 2023.
The PEI 2023 Host Society and Canada Games Council are proud to reveal the broadcast schedule and new streaming platform for the 2023 Canada Winter Games from February 18 - March 5, 2023.
With less than a month to go until the PEI 2023 Canada Winter Games, the Host Society is thrilled to reveal the full IllumiNATION Festival lineup and programming schedule from February 19 - March 4 at Port Charlottetown and various partner venues across the province.
To celebrate Family Literacy Day, the PEI 2023 Canada Winter Games Host Society in partnership with the PEI Literacy Alliance, is pleased to announce the public launch of the Canada Games for Literacy donation program, in support of children’s literacy in PEI.
The PEI 2023 Canada Winter Games Host Society is pleased to announce the addition of three new sponsors: The Prince Edward Island Automobile Dealers Association (PEIADA), Robin’s Donuts, and Fitzgerald and Snow.
The Canada Games Council (CGC) is thrilled to announce that Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC) has renewed its longstanding commitment as a national partner of the Canada Games for the upcoming events in 2023, 2025 and 2027.
It’s only fitting that boxing occurred during Week Two of this year’s Canada Winter Games, coinciding with Women’s History Month, which runs the month of March.
Team Alberta’s figure skater, Lia Cho, is this year’s youngest athlete at Canada Winter Games. She is only 10 years old and stands just over four rulers high.
For the first time in Canada Games history, medals will be awarded in mixed doubles curling. The event made its historic debut this week at the Montague Curling Club.
On day 13 of the 2023 Canada Winter Games, the host province, Prince Edward Island, landed on the podium for the first time. Lucas Macdonald of Stratford, claimed the silver medal in the Men’s +81 kg Judo division Thursday afternoon.
Chants of “Novaaa Scotiaaa” echoed throughout Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre in Charlottetown as proud fans watched Ritu Shah and Thomas Ashton add two silver medals to Team Nova Scotia’s growing medal count.
When people speak of the legacy of the 2023 Canada Winter Games the conversation usually focuses on two things, the lifelong memories people take away from the Games and the new sports facilities the Games leave behind.
At the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta’s Evelyn Beaton took home a gold medal for the individual female - 44 kg Judo division.
Sport and competition often draw metaphoric comparisons to life. For PEI’s Crawford family, it’s remarkable how a sport with a tiny target has brought life’s bigger picture into clear view.Sport and competition often draw metaphoric comparisons to life. For PEI’s Crawford family, it’s remarkable how a sport with a tiny target has brought life’s bigger picture into clear view.
Sporting bright green and blue uniforms, the PEI 2023 volunteers are a dedicated and committed group, intent on making sure the Games provide the best possible experience for the young athletes representing their respective provinces and territories.
Elaine Hong celebrates her gold medal win in the female épée event during fencing competition Tuesday at the Canada Winter Games in Charlottetown.
Sibling rivalries are burning fires inside most families. On a rare occasion, we see family come together on a team. The Vancouver Canucks had the Sedin twins, and the Milwaukee Bucks have the Antetokounmpo brothers. However, the Newfoundland & Labrador Wheelchair basketball team has even more family ties.
Team Alberta gymnast Artur Troyan saw his training, experience and dedication to his sport pay off this past week when he and teammate Cody Cyman captured a bronze medal in the synchro trampoline competition.
To celebrate black history month, the PEI 2023 Canada Winter Games has partnered with the Confederation Centre of the Arts to deliver a new art exhibit spotlighting Island athletes of colour.
The loss of an arm can be a devastating injury, but Paralympian Mark Arendz has never allowed that injury, the result of a tragic farm accident at the age of seven, to hold him back.
Taking home a gold medal from the Canada Winter Games is the ultimate goal for Canada’s next generation of athletes. For many, it will be a goal out of reach, but for 18-year-old Gleb Evstigneev, the dream of taking a gold medal back home to Newfoundland and Labrador became reality Wednesday evening when he performed two flawless routines in the individual male trampoline competition.
The 2023 Canada Games Host Society is pleased to reveal the Karbon volunteer uniform kit.
Our volunteers are the lifeblood of the Canada Games. From scorekeepers and ushers, to photographers and announcers, it takes thousands of people working together to plan and support all the athletic and cultural events around the Games. Help inspire greatness in all Canadians and build a lasting legacy for generations to come. Join us in 2023 and share the spirit of Canadian sport!
Our volunteers are the lifeblood of the Canada Games. Help inspire greatness in all Canadians and build a lasting legacy for generations to come. Join us in 2023 and share the spirit of Canadian sport.
Say hello to Wowkwis (Whoa-quis), the official mascot for the 2023 Canada Winter Games. Named after the Mi'kmaq First Nations peoples’ word for “red fox,” Wowkwis celebrates the rich history of our province.
As a province known for its hospitality, we’re excited to welcome the 2023 Canada Winter Games to Prince Edward Island.