Charlottetown, PE (February 15, 2023) – 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 2023 Canada Winter Games will kick off with the Opening Ceremony on February 18th at 7:30 pm from the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown. Limited tickets are still available and the Ceremony will be streamed live for free at canadagames.ca/watch, CBC Gem, CBCSports.ca and Radio-Canada.ca/Sports.
Featuring over 150 events across different 20 sports and a major arts and culture festival, the Island will be aglow with excitement from February 18 - March 5, 2023. Here’s everything you need to know about the 2023 Canada Winter Games:
From Archery and Alpine Skiing to Fencing and Wheelchair Basketball, the 2023 Canada Winter Games is a showcase of the very best in Canadian sport and spirit. For the first time, Karate, Female Boxing, and Mixed Doubles Curling will debut on the Canada Games program for the PEI 2023 Games.
Click here for the full Sport Schedule.
Cheer on the best of the next generation of Canadian athletes! With single venue tickets starting at $10 and day passes starting at $20, the PEI 2023 Games will be inclusive and accessible for all to enjoy.
Fans can take in all the action and watch seven sports for free including Alpine Ski, Snowboard, Freestyle Ski, Cross-Country Ski, Biathlon, and Long Track Speed Skating.
Tickets can be purchased online through Ticketmaster or at each ticketed competition venue.
Results & Medal Standings
Celebrate medal-winning moments by Canada’s next generation of national, international, Olympic, Paralympic, and Special Olympic champions. The official list of medal winners and results by sport is available here.
Find An Athlete
The Canada Games brings together more than 2,000 able-bodied athletes and athletes with physical and intellectual disabilities for the largest amateur multi-sport event in the country.
Learn more about your favourite athletes here.
The PEI 2023 Host Society and Canada Games Council are proud to reveal the broadcast schedule and new digital streaming service.
The 15-day broadcast will feature over 1,200 hours of live event coverage. Viewers can enjoy the 2023 Canada Games live and on-demand through the following platforms. Stream for free on any device:
The full 2023 Canada Games broadcast schedule, including CBC Sports and Radio-Canada Sports coverage, can be found online here.
Relive the best PEI 2023 moments by visiting our photo gallery.
The 2023 Canada Games is proud to present IllumiNATION – a 14-day celebration of PEI and Canadian arts and culture.
Headliners include Serena Ryder, Matt Andersen & The Big Bottle of Joy, The Beaches, The Road Hammers, The Trews, Joel Plaskett Emergency, Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire, and many more.
Featuring over 100 artists, over 40 shows and more than 20 different stages for 14 days of unforgettable fun and creative discoveries, IllumiNATION has something for everyone. Celebrations will take place across the Island with every event open to the public and free to attend.
Festival-goers can review the full Festival lineup and site map here.
Official Games Merchandise
Wear your PEI 2023 spirit on your sleeve! Purchase official Games merchandise at various competition venues across the Island. The following Games venues offer our official merchandise products:
You can also shop online. Visit shop.2023canadagames.ca to see the full product lineup.
For the most updated information on the PEI 2023 Canada Winter Games, sign-up for our newsletter or visit our website at 2023canadagames.ca. An electronic press kit is also available here.
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 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.
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.