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.…

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.…