Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes

Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes

TORONTO – Ensuring that Canadian athletes have the support they need, to continue to push for the podium today and in the future, is an important focus for the Government of Canada. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced funding for the next generation of Olympic and Paralympic athletes.…

Stefan Daniel

Funding Injection, New Home, New Training Centre Highlight Launch of a New Era for Triathlon Canada

Victoria, BC – The City of Victoria and 94 Forward delivered the ultimate house warming gift to Triathlon Canada in the form of a new National Performance Centre, along with a major financial injection into the national body’s high-performance program. The announcements come as Triathlon Canada begins a new era by officially taking up residence…

COC & CPC Applaud the Government of Canada for Investing More in Athletes

TORONTO – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), along with its Athletes’ Commission, expressed gratitude to the Government of Canada for investing 18 per cent more in direct financial support to the country’s high performance athletes. In his 2017 budget, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the government would increase funding allocated to the Athlete Assistance Program (AAP)…

Canadian Sport Organizations Launch the Game Plan Education Network

TORONTO – Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Paralympic Committee, the Government of Canada (Sport Canada), and the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network announced a new initiative in collaboration with nine universities across the country to offer Canadian National Team athletes more flexible education opportunities while they are training and competing.…

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific Affiliated Athletes Big Part of Best-Ever Olympic Results in Rio

Victoria, BC – With the 2016 Summer Olympics officially coming to a close on Sunday, the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) is proud to recognize the successes of Team Canada who brought home a record-tying 22 medals while representing 35 million Canadians in Rio de Janeiro.  The 22 medals tie the highest ever for…