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…

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…