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The Canada Games are a multi-sport event that occurs every two years in Canada. Every four years there is a Canada Winter Games, and every other four years is the Canada Summer Games. Athletes are strictly amateur only, and represent their province or territory. The first Canada Games was held in Quebec City, Quebec in 1967, Canada's Centennial. A multi-sport event is a competition in which athletes compete in a number of different sports. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (I shall put Gods gift to good use) Ville de Québec, Québec, Canada Location. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Host Cities

Winter Summer
1967 Quebec City, Quebec 1969 Halifax/Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
1971 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 1973 New Westminster/Burnaby, British Columbia
1975 Lethbridge, Alberta 1977 St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
1979 Brandon, Manitoba 1981 Thunder Bay, Ontario
1983 Saguenay/Lac Saint-Jean, Quebec 1985 Saint John, New Brunswick
1987 Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia 1989 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
1991 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island 1993 Kamloops, British Columbia
1995 Grande Prairie, Alberta 1997 Brandon, Manitoba
1999 Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador 2001 London, Ontario
2003 Bathurst/Campbellton, New Brunswick 2005 Regina, Saskatchewan
2007 Whitehorse, Yukon 2009 Prince Edward Island1
2011 Nova Scotia1 2013 Quebec1

1 These provinces have yet to choose the city. 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (I shall put Gods gift to good use) Ville de Québec, Québec, Canada Location. ... ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: E Mari Merces (Wealth from the Sea) City Symbol: Kingfisher Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada Location. ... Dartmouth is the smaller cross-harbour twin city to Nova Scotias capital of Halifax, now joined through municipal amalgamation into the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (One defends and the other conquers) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant Governor Myra A. Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Area 55,283 km² (12th)  - Land 53,338 km²  - Water 1,946 km² (3. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Saskatoon nickname: The Bridge City, The Hub City Broadway Bridge in Saskatoon Area  - Area 148. ... Motto: Multis E Gentibus Vires (From many peoples, strength) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Regina Largest city Saskatoon Lieutenant Governor Lynda M. Haverstock Premier Lorne Calvert (NDP) Area 651,036 km² (7th)  - Land 591,670 km²  - Water 59,366 km² (9. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... The Pattullo Bridge (centre) connects New Westminster (left) with Surrey (right) across the Fraser River. ... Burnaby, British Columbia, is a city immediately east of Vancouver. ... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Splendour without diminishment) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Area 944,735 km² (5th)  - Land 925,186 km²  - Water 19,549 km² (2. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Lethbridge, a city in the province of Alberta, Canada, has a population of over 77,500 people. ... Motto: Fortis et Liber (Strong and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Area 661,848 km² (6th)  - Land 642,317 km²  - Water 19,531 km² (2. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... St. ... Motto: Quaerite Primum Regnum Dei (Seek ye first the kingdom of God) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital St. ... 1979 is a common year starting on Monday. ... Brandon, known as the Wheat City, is a city in southwestern Manitoba, Canada. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Glorious and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Lieutenant Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Area 647,797 km² (8th)  - Land 553,556 km²  - Water 64,241 km² (14. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The official flag of Thunder Bay, Ontario. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Saguenay River is a major river of Quebec, Canada. ... Lac Saint-Jean is a large, shallow lake in south-central Quebec, Canada, in the Laurentian Highlands (1003 km2, 63m deep). ... ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Saint John is the largest city in the province of New Brunswick and the oldest incorporated city in Canada. ... Motto: Spem reduxit (Hope was restored) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Fredericton Largest city Saint John Lieutenant Governor Herménégilde Chiasson Premier Bernard Lord (PC) Area 72,908 km² (8th)  - Land 71,450 km²  - Water 1,458 km² (2. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cape Breton County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, on Cape Breton Island. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (One defends and the other conquers) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant Governor Myra A. Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Area 55,283 km² (12th)  - Land 53,338 km²  - Water 1,946 km² (3. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Saskatoon nickname: The Bridge City, The Hub City Broadway Bridge in Saskatoon Area  - Area 148. ... Motto: Multis E Gentibus Vires (From many peoples, strength) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Regina Largest city Saskatoon Lieutenant Governor Lynda M. Haverstock Premier Lorne Calvert (NDP) Area 651,036 km² (7th)  - Land 591,670 km²  - Water 59,366 km² (9. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island waterfront facing northwest. ... Motto: Parva Sub Ingenti (The small under the protection of the great) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Charlottetown Largest city Charlottetown Lieutenant Governor J. Léonce Bernard Premier Pat Binns (PC) Area 5,660 km² (13th)  - Land 5,660 km²  - Water 0 km² (0%) Population (2004)  - Population 137,900 (10th... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Locator map for Kamloops, BC Kamloops is a city in central British Columbia, Canada at the confluence of the two branches of the Thompson River. ... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Splendour without diminishment) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Area 944,735 km² (5th)  - Land 925,186 km²  - Water 19,549 km² (2. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Grand Prairie is a city in Texas, U.S.A. Grande Prairie (55°11′N, 118°53′W MST) is the chief city of the province of Albertas northwest section. ... Motto: Fortis et Liber (Strong and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Area 661,848 km² (6th)  - Land 642,317 km²  - Water 19,531 km² (2. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Brandon, known as the Wheat City, is a city in southwestern Manitoba, Canada. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Glorious and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Lieutenant Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Area 647,797 km² (8th)  - Land 553,556 km²  - Water 64,241 km² (14. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Corner Brook[1] is a city located in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, located on the Humber River. ... Motto: Quaerite Primum Regnum Dei (Seek ye first the kingdom of God) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital St. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Nickname: The forest city City of London, Ontario, Canada Location. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bathurst (2001 population 12,924) is a city at the mouth of the Nepisiguit River on the Baie des Chaleurs in Gloucester County in northeastern Canada. ... Campbellton ( 2001 population 7,798) is the smallest of the eight officially incorporated cities in New Brunswick, Canada. ... Motto: Spem reduxit (Hope was restored) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Fredericton Largest city Saint John Lieutenant Governor Herménégilde Chiasson Premier Bernard Lord (PC) Area 72,908 km² (8th)  - Land 71,450 km²  - Water 1,458 km² (2. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... Regina is the provincial capital of Saskatchewan, Canada and was incorporated as a city on June 19, 1903. ... Motto: Multis E Gentibus Vires (From many peoples, strength) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Regina Largest city Saskatoon Lieutenant Governor Lynda M. Haverstock Premier Lorne Calvert (NDP) Area 651,036 km² (7th)  - Land 591,670 km²  - Water 59,366 km² (9. ... 2007 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Whitehorse is a Canadian city, the territorial capital of the Yukon. ... Motto: none Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Whitehorse Largest city Whitehorse Commissioner Jack Cable Premier Dennis Fentie (Yukon Party) Area 482,443 km² (9th)  - Land 474,391 km²  - Water 8,052 km² (1. ... 2009 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Parva Sub Ingenti (The small under the protection of the great) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Charlottetown Largest city Charlottetown Lieutenant Governor J. Léonce Bernard Premier Pat Binns (PC) Area 5,660 km² (13th)  - Land 5,660 km²  - Water 0 km² (0%) Population (2004)  - Population 137,900 (10th... 2011 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (One defends and the other conquers) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant Governor Myra A. Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Area 55,283 km² (12th)  - Land 53,338 km²  - Water 1,946 km² (3. ... 2013 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ...


Summer Sports

Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium in St. ... Basketball Basketball is a ball sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop. ... Canoeing is the recreational or sporting activity of paddling a canoe or kayak. ... A kayak is a type of small human-powered boat. ... Cycling is a recreation, a sport, and a means of transport across land. ... Diving has several meanings:- Plunging deliberately, often acrobatically, into water. ... A game of field hockey in progress Field Hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world. ... Rowing refers to several forms of physical activity: For rowing boats in general, see Watercraft rowing. ... Rugby football, as a catch-all term, may refer to two related but separate team sports: rugby league and rugby union. ... Wooden sailing boat Sailing is motion across a body of water in a sailing ship, or smaller boat, powered by wind. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Softball is a team sport, in which a fist-sized ball is thrown by a player called a pitcher and hit by an offensive player called a batter with a round, smooth stick called a bat. ... Swimming is the method by which humans (or other animals) move themselves through water. ... Tennis balls This article is about the sport, tennis. ... Volleyball is a popular sport where teams separated by a high net hit a ball back and forth between the teams. ... Andrell Durden (top) and Edward Harris grapple for position during the All-Marine Wrestle Offs. ...

Winter Sports

Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is a recreational activity and sport involving sliding down snow-covered hills with long, thin skis attached to each foot. ... Archers in Competition Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows. ... Artistic gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics in which competitors perform short routines (ranging from approximately 10 to 90 seconds) on different apparatus (see lists below). ... This article is about the racquet sport badminton. ... The name biathlon is used to describe any sporting event made up of two disciplines, but usually the winter sport which combines cross_country skiing and rifle shooting is meant. ... 2004 Armed Forces Amateur Boxing Championships, held in 2003. ... Cross-country skiing (aka XC skiing) is an adventure and fitness activity as well as a competitive winter sport popular in many countries with large snowfields, primarily in Europe and Canada. ... Curling is a game played on ice with granite stones Curling is a precision sport similar to bowls or bocce, but played on ice with polished heavy stones rather than plastic balls. ... Russian Ivan Tourchine and American Weston Kelsey fence in the second round of the Olympic Mens Individual Epee event at the Helliniko Fencing Hall on Aug. ... Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... Freestyle skiing involves tricks while skiing, including mogul runs or from a ramp (aerials). ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Judo (Japanese: 柔道 Jūdō) is a martial art, a sport and a philosophy which originated in Japan. ... Ringette is a Canadian sport game which was first introduced in 1963 in North Bay, Ontario by Sam Jacks, who worked at the Department of Parks and Recreation. ... Shooting is the act of causing a gun to fire at a target. ... Gaetan Boucher training for the 1976 Olympics Speed skating (as well Speedskating) is a form of ice skating in which the competitors attempt to travel a certain distance over the ice as quickly as possible. ... Squash racquet and ball Squash is an indoor racquet sport which was, until recently, called Squash Rackets, a reference to the squashable soft ball used in the game (compared with the harder ball used in its parent game Racquets or Rackets--see below). ... A hybrid of swimming, gymnastics, and ballet, synchronized swimming involves competitors (either individuals or teams) performing aesthetically pleasing and difficult movements while holding their breath and keeping afloat in water. ... Tennis balls This article is about the sport, tennis. ... Wheelchair basketball is a sport played primarily by people with disabilities. ...

2003 Canada Winter Games Medal Standings

Rank NOC Name  Gold   Silver Bronze Total
1 Quebec 60 38 32 130
2 Ontario 31 22 45 98
3 Alberta 28 35 28 91
4 British Columbia 11 27 29 67
5 Saskatchewan 13 13 11 37
6 Manitoba 6 11 17 34
7 New Brunswick 4 4 11 19
8 Nova Scotia 2 1 5 8
9 Prince Edward Island 0 3 4 7
10 Northwest Territories 0 1 2 3
11 Newfoundland and Labrador 0 1 1 2
12 Nunavut 0 0 0 0
12 Yukon 0 0 0 0

Le Fleurdelisé: Flag of Quebec, Canada For more information, see Government of Québec, National Flag and Emblems. ... ... Flag of Ontario, Canada The flag of Ontario was officially adopted in 1965. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... Flag of Alberta - thumbnail Source: Alberta Public Affairs Bureau. ... Motto: Fortis et Liber (Strong and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Area 661,848 km² (6th)  - Land 642,317 km²  - Water 19,531 km² (2. ... British Columbia flag, with official proportions This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Splendour without diminishment) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Area 944,735 km² (5th)  - Land 925,186 km²  - Water 19,549 km² (2. ... Flag of Saskatchewan (thumbnail) Modified version of image:Canada-saskatchewan_flag. ... Motto: Multis E Gentibus Vires (From many peoples, strength) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Regina Largest city Saskatoon Lieutenant Governor Lynda M. Haverstock Premier Lorne Calvert (NDP) Area 651,036 km² (7th)  - Land 591,670 km²  - Water 59,366 km² (9. ... Proportions according to Provincial Flag Act of Manitoba. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Glorious and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Lieutenant Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Area 647,797 km² (8th)  - Land 553,556 km²  - Water 64,241 km² (14. ... flag of New Brunswick (thumbnail) - resizing of Nb flag big. ... Motto: Spem reduxit (Hope was restored) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Fredericton Largest city Saint John Lieutenant Governor Herménégilde Chiasson Premier Bernard Lord (PC) Area 72,908 km² (8th)  - Land 71,450 km²  - Water 1,458 km² (2. ... Flag of Nova Scotia - thumbnail (version of ca-ns. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (One defends and the other conquers) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant Governor Myra A. Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Area 55,283 km² (12th)  - Land 53,338 km²  - Water 1,946 km² (3. ... Prince Edward Island flag - copied from meta, converted from GIF to PNG File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Motto: Parva Sub Ingenti (The small under the protection of the great) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Charlottetown Largest city Charlottetown Lieutenant Governor J. Léonce Bernard Premier Pat Binns (PC) Area 5,660 km² (13th)  - Land 5,660 km²  - Water 0 km² (0%) Population (2004)  - Population 137,900 (10th... Flag of the NWT, thumbnail (version of Canada-northwest-territories-flag. ... A former territory in the United States is called Northwest Territory. ... PNG version File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Motto: Quaerite Primum Regnum Dei (Seek ye first the kingdom of God) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital St. ... This is the flag of Nunavut. ... For the electoral districts of the same name, see Nunavut (electoral district) and Nunavut (Senate Division). ... Flag of Yukon (thumbnail) © 2000, Government of Yukon. ... Motto: none Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Whitehorse Largest city Whitehorse Commissioner Jack Cable Premier Dennis Fentie (Yukon Party) Area 482,443 km² (9th)  - Land 474,391 km²  - Water 8,052 km² (1. ...

External Links

  • Official Site (http://www.canadagames.ca/)
  • 2005 Canada Games Website (http://www.2005jeuxducanadagames.ca/)

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