Charlottetown, PE (February 7, 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.
The 15-day broadcast will feature over 1,200 hours of live event coverage and can be streamed for free on any device at CanadaGames.ca/watch, beginning with the Opening Ceremony, live from the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown on February 18 at 7:30 pm AST. Viewers of the platform will also be able to enjoy plenty of on-demand content including archived events and daily recap videos.
In addition to this comprehensive coverage, more than 140 hours of live competition and events, including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, will stream live on CBC Sports and Radio-Canada Sports digital platforms. Canadians will be able to watch on the free CBC Gem streaming service, cbcsports.ca and the CBC Sports app for iOS and Android devices throughout the two weeks of the Games. They can also tune in at radio-canada.ca/sports and the Radio-Canada Info app for iOS and Android devices.
The full 2023 Canada Games broadcast schedule, including CBC Sports and Radio-Canada Sports coverage, can be found online here.
Taking place at venues across Prince Edward Island, the 29th edition of the Canada Games will see close to 2,500 athletes, representing Canada’s future generation of Olympians and Paralympians, travel to PEI to compete for the right to be a national champion. From Archery and Alpine Skiing to Ringette and Wheelchair Basketball, the 2023 Canada Games will feature 20 different sports across 150 events showcasing the very best in Canadian sport.
To learn more about the 2023 Canada Winter Games broadcast or to purchase tickets, visit 2023canadagames.ca
“This is exciting news for the entire Canada Games family. We’re thrilled to showcase the largest-multi sport event in the country through our extensive streaming service, available for free to all Canadians and accessible on any device. Thanks to the support of Universum Media, SportsCanada.TV, CBC Sports and Radio-Canada Sports, audiences across Canada will be able cheer on our country’s next generation of national and international champions."
“We invite everyone from coast to coast to coast to experience the power of the Canada Games and watch as the next generation of athletes and leaders spark greatness from Prince Edward Island. Thank you to the PEI 2023 Host Society, Universum Media, SportsCanada.TV, CBC Sports and Radio-Canada Sports for bringing the very best in Canadian sport and spirit to a national audience through this extensive, multi-platform streaming coverage. We cannot wait to witness all of the athletes in action.”
“We look forward to sharing the stories and successes of this country’s top athletes at the Canada Games with audiences from coast to coast to coast. We will no doubt be seeing some of these same faces competing at future Olympic and Paralympic Games, and we’re delighted Canadians will be able to cheer them on at this point in their journey.”
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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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.