One in three Canadian youth are unsure if they will return to sport after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
The Canada Games Council revealed a new brand and identity on Wednesday, inspired by the idea of “sparking greatness” and representing the transformative power of Canadian sport.
Athletes at the 2019 Canada Winter Games can live and compete as the gender they identify with. It's another groundbreaking initiative for a Canadian multi-sport event that prides itself on being ahead of the curve.
Shannon England crisscrossed the globe during his wife's sporting career, and it would suit him just fine to do the same with another family member. The husband of late curling legend Sandra Schmirler, England is at the Canada Winter Games watching his 17-year-old daughter Sara compete for Saskatchewan.
New Brunswick delivered a big scare to the host team, but B.C. pulled through when it mattered. Third-period goals from defencemen Conner McDonald and Jarret Tyska wiped out a one-goal deficit and Justin Almeida added an empty-netter as B.C. hung on to defeat New Brunswick 5-3 Sunday in men's hockey at the Canada Winter Games.