August 6-21, 2022
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The latest headlines from the Canada Games 2022 Host Society
8/7/22

ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION GRANTS $250,000 TO NIAGARA 2022 HOST SOCIETY

Niagara Place officially opened with the announcement of a $250,000 Operating stream grant to Niagara 2022 by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

8/6/22

2022 Canada Summer Games are finally here and set to begin in Niagara with tonight’s Opening Ceremony

After years of planning, the Niagara 2022 Host Society is ready to welcome the country to Niagara for the largest multi-sport and cultural event in Canada.

8/2/22

NIAGARA 2022 CANADA SUMMER GAMES WILL BROADCAST MORE THAN 1,000 HOURS OF LIVE GAMES COVERAGE FROM AUGUST 6-21 ON A NEW STREAMING PLATFORM

Canadians nationwide will be able to watch over 90% of the Games’ sporting competitions live.

7/25/22

Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games declared an official True Sport Games

In recognition of the belief that good sport can make a great difference, the Niagara 2022 Host Society has declared the 2022 Canada Games a True Sport event.

7/21/22

Canada Games Council Unveils Class of 2022 for Canada Games Hall of Honour

The Canada Games Council is thrilled to reveal the six remarkable alumni who will be inducted into the Canada Games Hall of Honour.

7/11/22

BROCK UNIVERSITY NAMED OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY PARTNER OF THE NIAGARA 2022 CANADA SUMMER GAMES

The partnership builds on Brock’s longstanding support for the 2022 Canada Games, which began with support for the original bid & the construction of CGP.

7/8/22

Meridian Credit Union & Niagara College named presenting sponsors of Indigenous programming at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

The N22 Host Society is proud to announce that Meridian & Niagara College are the presenting sponsors of Indigenous programming at the 2022 Canada Games.

7/6/22

TIM HICKS, POESY AND PAUL LANGLOIS SET TO PERFORM AT OPENING AND CLOSING CEREMONIES OF THE NIAGARA 2022 CANADA SUMMER GAMES

The Niagara 2022 Host Society is excited to reveal the artist lineup for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

6/29/22

SCOTT HELMAN, THE TREWS, SAID THE WHALE & SUSAN AGLUKARK AMONG HEADLINERS PERFORMING AT 13 FOR 13 CULTURAL FESTIVAL DURING 2022 CANADA SUMMER GAMES

The Niagara 2022 Host Society is thrilled to reveal the official schedule and headline performers for the 13 For 13 Cultural Festival.

6/29/22

RIDLEY COLLEGE BECOMES A PARTNER OF THE NIAGARA 2022 CANADA SUMMER GAMES

The Niagara 2022 Host Society is pleased to announce its partnership with Ridley College.

6/24/22

CAA INSURANCE TO SUPPORT NIAGARA 2022 CANADA SUMMER GAMES TORCH RELAY

The CAA Insurance Company will be providing a Ford F-150 truck and fuel to celebrate the N22 Torch Relay Land Program.

6/17/22

TORCH RELAY FOR NIAGARA 2022 CANADA SUMMER GAMES BEGINS ITS JOURNEY ACROSS NIAGARA WITH DISEMBARKMENT CEREMONY IN PORT COLBORNE

The Roly McLenahan Canada Games Torch officially arrived in Niagara exactly 50 days ahead of the N22 Canada Games.

6/16/22

CSL makes history by carrying the Canada Games Torch on board CSL St-Laurent

In a historic first, the Canada Games Torch embarked CSL St-Laurent during a ceremony last evening near Montreal.

6/6/22

NIAGARA 2022 CANADA SUMMER GAMES KICK OFF ITS TORCH RELAY WITH LIGHTING CEREMONY ON PARLIAMENT HILL

In the coming days, the Torch will travel along parts of the Trans Canada Trail en route to Montreal.

5/27/22

JOHN DEERE CANADA PARTNERS WITH NIAGARA 2022 CANADA SUMMER GAMES

The Niagara 2022 Host Society is delighted to announce its partnership with John Deere Canada

5/25/22

SPORT PERFORMANCE CENTRE AT CANADA GAMES PARK NAMED IN HONOUR OF DAVID S. HOWES FOLLOWING LARGEST GRANT IN NIAGARA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION HISTORY

The generous $655,000 grant from the NCF’s David S. Howes Fund was announced today alongside NCF and CSIO.

4/28/22

Niagara 2022 Host Society officially unveils medal design for the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

The medal, designed by Shaun O'Melia, captures the beauty and history of the Niagara Region.

4/22/22

Grand Opening of the Walker Sports and Abilities Centre at Canada Games Park

April 22nd marked the official grand opening of Canada Games Park and the Walker Sports and Abilities Centre.

3/24/22

Majestic Mural Unveiled on CSL Welland during St-Lawrence Seaway Opening Ceremony Captures Spirit of Canada Games

The unveiling of “The Runners” launches the countdown to the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

3/9/22

Trans Canada Trail officially partners with the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

The N22 Canada Games Torch Relay will travel from Ottawa to Montreal via the iconic Trans Canada Trail this June.

1/27/22

Niagara College becomes the Official Experiential & Digital Production Partner of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Niagara College will be responsible for management and oversight of the full digital production of Niagara 2022.

12/22/21

Rise with Glowing Hearts Concert for Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Niagara 2022 has made the decision to postpone next January’s Rise with Glowing Hearts concert to April 27, 2022.

11/10/21

Algoma Central Corporation to bring the spirit of Newfoundland and Labrador to the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

The Niagara 2022 Host Society is thrilled to announce its partnership with Algoma Central Corporation.

11/9/21

TIM HICKS, LOVERBOY, POESY and JEREMIE ALBINO to perform at 200-Day-Out Concert for the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

'Rise with Glowing Hearts' will celebrate the 200-day countdown to the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

11/5/21

POESY And Niagara Host Society Release ‘Steel Heart’ — The Anthem Of The Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

The Niagara Host Society and POESY are thrilled to announce the release of ‘Steel Heart’ as Niagara 2022's anthem.

10/25/21

Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games opens portal for applicants seeking Games-time volunteer roles

Niagara 2022 Host Society inviting residents from the Niagara Region and beyond to apply for the volunteer positions.

10/22/21

GFL teams up with Niagara 2022 as the Games’ Official Sustainability Partner

GFL is the Official Sustainability and Exclusive Waste Management Partner of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

10/20/21

Three Niagara Credit Unions Come Together To Support The Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Team Credit Union collaborative partners are calling on community members to follow their lead and join N22 Games.

10/6/21

Canada Steamship Lines And Niagara Host Society Reveal Partnership And Exciting Plans For The Torch Relay Program Of The Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Niagara 2022’s Torch Relay program, presented by Canada Steamship Lines (CSL)

10/4/21

Accenture To Be Official Partner Of Diversity And Inclusion For The Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Accenture will support the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games in creating a welcoming environment for all

9/16/21

Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games Celebrates Official Opening Of The Meridian Volunteer Centre

The Meridian Volunteer Centre will act as a central hub for Niagara 2022 volunteers and serve as a welcome centre

8/10/21

Niagara 2022 Celebrates One Year Out From Canada Summer Games

Last Friday, we passed the one year mark from the start of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

8/4/21

Federal Government Announces up to $1.1-Million in Funding for the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Across from Canada Games Park (CGP) yesterday, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage...

7/22/21

Sports and Abilities Centre at Canada Games Park named in honour of Walker family

The Walker Sports and Abilities Centre at CGP is a state-of-the-art facility designed to be accessible for everyone.

7/20/21

FirstOntario Credit Union announced as official sponsor of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

FirstOntario Credit Union has become an official partner of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

7/15/21

Alectra becomes Official Energy Supplier of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

The Niagara Host Society is thrilled to announce its partnership with Alectra

7/13/21

PenFinancial joins the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games as an official partner

PenFinancial Credit Union has become an official partner of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

5/28/21

Niagara 2022 partners with Peters Construction Group

Peters Construction Group is officially partnering up with the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games as a sponsor.

3/19/21

L’Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario named Francophone Community Network Partner of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

L'AFO to become the Francophone Community Network Partner of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

11/12/20

NIAGARA HOST SOCIETY HOLDS GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR NEW HENLEY ROWING CENTRE IN ST. CATHARINES

Ground was officially broken in St. Catharines on Thursday afternoon for the Henley Rowing Centre

10/26/20

NEW DATES ANNOUNCED FOR NIAGARA 2022 CANADA SUMMER GAMES

The Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games have been rescheduled for August 6-21, 2022.

9/16/20

NIAGARA 2021 CANADA SUMMER GAMES POSTPONED DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The Niagara 2021 Canada Games will be postponed until the summer of 2022.

8/6/20

2021 CANADA GAMES HOST SOCIETY ANNOUNCES CREATION OF THE INDIGENOUS PARTNERSHIP COUNCIL

Canada Games Host Society partners with a council represented by various Indigenous communities.

7/29/20

2021 CANADA GAMES HOST SOCIETY SELECTS NIAGARA-BASED ARTIST AS WINNER OF THE MEDAL DESIGN PROGRAM

Shaun O’Melia, a native of St. Catharines and an alumnus of Niagara College, will design the medals that will be...

7/15/20

N21 partners step up in the fight against COVID-19

Many partners of the Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games have been doing their part to help the Niagara Region

7/13/20

NIAGARA 2021 CANADA SUMMER GAMES ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE PARTNER

Absolute XM, an event management and festival planning agency, will assist with the creation of...

6/9/20

MOSAIC NORTH AMERICA BECOMES AN OFFICIAL MARKETING PARTNER OF THE NIAGARA 2021 CANADA SUMMER GAMES

The 2021 Canada Games Host Society and Mosaic North America are excited to announce their partnership

5/21/20

SOFTBALL CANADA CANCELS 2020 U14 & U16 BOYS CANADIAN FAST PITCH CHAMPIONSHIPS DUE TO ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

U14 & U16 Boys Canadian Fast Pitch Championships were originally scheduled to take place from August 5th to 9th, 2020

5/1/20

NIAGARA 2021 CANADA SUMMER GAMES AND PSI NIAGARA TO PRESENT ‘NIAGARA LIGHT OF HOPE’ DURING THE MONTH OF MAY ACROSS THE REGION

Coming together to unify Niagara’s residents with a message of hope and solidarity

3/25/20

PSI Niagara Becomes Official Audio-visual & Show Supplier of the Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games

PSI Niagara helps to deliver an unforgettable experience to all our spectators and participants from across the country.

3/11/20

MERIDIAN CREDIT UNION BECOMES OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF THE NIAGARA 2021 CANADA SUMMER GAMES VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

Ontario-based credit union will play an important role in supporting over 4,000 volunteers for the Games.

2/26/20

Niagara Region to host U14 & U16 boys canadian fast pitch championships for the first time

U14 and U16 Boys Canadian Fast Pitch Championships to take place in Grimsby and Lincoln – August 5th to 9th, 2020.

1/15/20

Local, Family-Owned Gas Company to Serve as the Official Fuel Supplier of the Games

Gale’s Gas Bars Limited has been named the official fuel supplier of the Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games.

1/14/20

ST. CATHARINES WINS BID TO HOST THE 2020 MINTO CUP

The 2020 Minto Cup will take place in St. Catharines at the same time as the U16 Canadian Box Lacrosse Nationals.

12/16/19

Canada Games Park Officially Breaks Ground

The ceremony officially kicked off partnerships and the beginning of construction on the site.

12/5/19

Contractor selected to build legacy projects for Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games

Ontario based construction company has won the bid to build the legacy project facilities for the Games.

11/19/19

RegattaSport a perfect fit for the Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games

RegattaSport is named the official licensed merchandiser of the Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games.

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