The Canadian Paralympic Committee Congratulates Chantal Petitclerc on Senate Appointment

OTTAWA – The Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulates Chantal Petitclerc, Chef de Mission for Team Canada at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, on her appointment to the Canadian Senate. “On behalf of the Paralympic community, I would like to congratulate Chantal for this appointment,” said Gaetan Tardif, President of the Canadian Paralympic Committee. “Chantal is such…

Eleven Multi-Sport Partners Form Alliance to Grow Sport in BC

The collective aims to enrich lives and energize communities via sport VANCOUVER – Eleven BC multisport partners have joined forces to create the viaSport Regional Alliance partnership, committed to working together and highlighting the importance of sport as a tool for energizing communities and enhancing quality of life for British Columbians. Individually, each partner is…

Canada Snowboard Announces New Director of Sport and High Performance

Canada Snowboard is proud to announce the appointment of our new Sport and High Performance Director, Mr. Jean-François Rapatel. Jean-François, known to many as ‘JF’, previously worked for Alpine Canada, where he served as the organization’s Director, Coach and Athlete Development (2010-2013) and as High Performance Director for Para-Alpine (2005-2010). In his Para-Alpine role, he…

COC Launches Groundbreaking Total Athlete Wellness Program

TORONTO – On Thursday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), and Deloitte launched Game Plan – a high performance athlete wellness and transition program designed to give Canadian athletes new tools to pursue excellence during and beyond their sporting careers. The COC and Deloitte also announced the renewal of their partnership through 2032 – an unprecedented term…

Continued Support for Canada’s Top Athletes and Coaches in British Columbia

The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today reiterated the Government of Canada’s continued support for the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network. The Government of Canada is investing close to $16 million per year in the national network of seven…

A New Canadian Sport and Funding Partnership is Formed

COC, CPC and the CSIN unveil a new $3 million high performance sport and funding partnership, and rebrand as the “Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network” VANCOUVER – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and the Canadian Sport Institute Network (CSIN) today announced a substantial partnership and high performance sport funding…