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8/23/22

After 16 incredible days, the 2022 Canada Summer Games prepare for Closing Ceremony at Queen Victoria Park

After two weeks of celebrating excellence in sport and culture in Canada, the 2022 Canada Games are set to conclude tonight with the event’s Closing Ceremony.

8/23/22

Highlighted by Brock’s Stephen Harris, many Niagara rowers find the podium on the final day of competition

Stephen Harris opened and closed the final day of competition with gold medals on Sunday at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

8/21/22

Tutti gets gold at Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Tutti, who earned a gold and placed third in the shot put at the 2017 Games, is ready for a break.

8/21/22

Team Ontario dominates day one of rowing finals at the 28th edition of the Canada Games

Team O took home six gold medals out of seven medal races held at the Royal Canadian Henley Rowing Course.

8/20/22

Shadd-Ceres continues breaking records at Niagara 2022

Trinity Shadd-Ceres smashed a 29-year-old record on Saturday with a 6.40-metre long jump to win gold at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

8/20/22

Tennant goes from worst to first between Winnipeg 2017 and Niagara 2022

"My 2017 self would be pretty happy with how I threw today,” she said.

8/19/22

14 Canada Summer Games records broken during Canoe Kayak competitions at Niagara 2022

Some of Canada’s top paddlers took to the water for the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

8/18/22

Welland native Tutti to defend 2017 Games discus title at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Tutti’s main goal is the 2024 Olympics and she knows it will take a lot of hard work and dedication.

8/18/22

#DoItForBen: Team BC & lacrosse teams from across Canada rally to support Ben Pawluk’s fight against cancer

While friend & teammate Ben Pawluk battles cancer, Team BC has sought to provide whatever support they can to their ailing friend at the 2022 Canada Games.

8/18/22

Dao gets surprised by his parents following his first round at 2022 Canada Games

Walking up the fairway on the 18th hole Wednesday, Malik Dao thought he recognized a familiar figure.

8/17/22

Team Nova Scotia Chef de Mission Lori Lancaster & daughter Ellie share unique experience at the 2022 Canada Games

Ellie Lancaster, 17, choked back tears when asked what it meant to be able to share the experience of the 2022 Canada Games with her mother Lori. 

8/16/22

Fresh off gold at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championship, Lilley Osende finds the top of the podium in Niagara

The 21-year-old from Dartmouth opened the flatwater competition on Tuesday with a gold for Nova Scotia in the women’s C1-500 metres.

8/16/22

Breadman wins inaugural Paul Flaherty Volunteer Appreciation Award at the 28th edition of the Canada Games

Breadman was thrilled to share the award with several dozen volunteers from the Niagara Trail Maintenance Association (NTMA).

8/16/22

Konkle advances to medal race with third-fastest time in Canada Games history in 100-metre dash

Owen Konkle kicked off his debut at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games in impressive fashion Tuesday.

8/15/22

Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games showcases First Tee – Ontario

N22 Canada Games are pleased to support & collaborate with Golf Canada and the Ontario chapter of First Tee – Canada to further enrich youth in the Niagara Region.

8/15/22

Boss of the bosses: Mercier spends 49th season of baseball as umpire supervisor at Niagara 2022

The 59-year-old Welland native is one of three umpire supervisors overseeing 12 umpires from 10 provinces. 

8/14/22

Taylor pulls double duty as swim lead and official at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Taylor’s swimming officiating career started 16 years ago when her oldest son was nine.

8/14/22

St. Catharines’ Petrucci nabs silver in soccer at Niagara 2022

Petrucci will be heading to Brock University to study sport management this fall while continuing to train with Toronto FC Academy.

8/14/22

Taggart grabs gold as ON tops AB in men’s baseball at the 28th edition of the Canada Games

The 15-year-old Grimsby native earned a gold medal as Team Ontario topped Team Alberta 11-1.

8/13/22

Menagh goes above and beyond to help wrestling run smoothly at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

“She’s a Jack (Jill?) of all trades running the tournament,” said Dave Collie, a coach at Brock.

8/13/22

Team Ontario awarded first-ever women’s box lacrosse gold medal at a Canada Games

Team Ontario wrote itself into the history books Friday night with a 2-1 win over Team British Columbia.

8/13/22

Sevor The Moment: Team Ontario’s Chef de Mission recounts Week 1 highlights at 2022 Canada Games

There were plenty of memorable moments during Steve Sevor’s first week as Ontario’s chef de mission.

8/12/22

West sisters duo powers Manitoba to strong showing in pool at 28th edition of the Canada Games

Two Winnipeg sisters gave Team Manitoba six individual medals in the pool this week at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

8/12/22

Ottawa’s Brousseau leads all swimmers with a record-tying 11 medals at the 2022 Canada Games

The 16-year-old from Ottawa had herself a Games ― winning 11 medals to match the record for the most medals won at a single Canada Games.

8/12/22

Sweezey caps off fourth Canada Games with a silver

The Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games will forever have a special place in Heather Sweezey’s heart.

8/12/22

Aldrar continues family wrestling tradition at Niagara 2022

The Aldrar family came to Canada in 2016 as Syrian refugees, but they have been fast creating a Canadian wrestling tradition.

8/11/22

Avalak wins historic first-ever gold medal for Nunavut at a Canada Games

It was an emotional and popular win that had the packed gym on its feet.

8/11/22

Gatta grabs gold in team wrestling event at Niagara 2022

Niagara’s first medalist at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games is golden.

8/10/22

N22 Mountain Bike Competition is a family affair for the St-Onges & Holmgrens

Cycling has been a family-friendly event at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games for two households in particular.

8/10/22

Making his pitch: Aiden Taggart at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

The Grimsby resident gave up hitting to concentrate strictly on pitching this season.

8/10/22

Emily Skulj-Thompson enjoying experience at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Skulj-Thompson has been busy Monday and Tuesday competing in the Special Olympics swimming competition.

8/9/22

Nunavut’s female beach volleyball team making most of its first-ever Canada Games experience, highlighted by first win

While wins and losses are obviously important, Grant and Kyak are also aware they are trailblazers.

8/9/22

Oliver Rioux: World’s tallest teen makes his Canada Games debut at Niagara 2022

The 16-year-old basketball player from Terrebonne, Que., has been named by Guinness World Records as the tallest teenager in the world.

8/9/22

Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games leads to upgrades at Oakes Park

Oakes Park in Niagara Falls has undergone several impressive upgrades for the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

8/8/22

Debut of Rugby Sevens at Canada Games creates opportunities for its players and national program

Some of Canada’s top young women rugby players took to the pitch this week as rugby sevens made its debut at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

8/8/22

Jaida Lee makes her pitch and becomes the first female playing men’s baseball at a Canada Games

For the second day in a row, female sporting history was made at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

8/8/22

A homecoming for Zubin Gatta at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Wrestler Zubin Gatta is loving the opportunity to compete in the Canada Summer Games close to home.

8/7/22

A Memory of a Lifetime: NWT’s Shamar Bennett surprised by family at 2022 Canada Games

Bennett’s family surprised him Sunday afternoon just as he arrived at the Youngs Sportsplex.

8/7/22

Making History: Female Box Lacrosse makes its Canada Games debut at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Macey Hatfield made history Sunday morning at Canada Games Park.

8/7/22

Nunavut’s Avalak & other flag bearers from across Canada gear up for the 2022 Canada Games

One of Niagara 2022's 16 flag bearers, Nunavut's Eekeeluak Avalak, could make Canada Summer Games history this week.

8/7/22

Cauldron lit in electrifying Opening Ceremony, marking commencement of Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Kristen Kit sparked plenty of excitement during the Opening Ceremony of the 2022 Niagara Summer Games.

8/7/22

Athletes’ arrival in Niagara made six years of ‘ups and downs’ all worthwhile, says N22 Board Chair Doug Hamilton

Just hours before the opening ceremonies at the Meridian Centre, Hamilton was joined by an impressive group of speakers at a press conference.

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.

8/6/22

Canada Games Hall of Honour Inductee Stacey Allaster celebrated in her hometown of Niagara

Stacey Allaster’s rise to prominence as the top female tennis executive in the world is almost too unrealistic to comprehend.

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.

6/13/22

THE CREATOR’S GAME — HOW LACROSSE FOUND ITS WAY BACK TO THE CANADA GAMES AFTER A 37-YEAR ABSENCE

When Niagara won the right to host the Canada Games, Ava Hill felt it was time to put lacrosse back on the schedule.

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

5/26/22

WITH THE SUPPORT OF HIS COMMUNITY, N.W.T.’S BENNETT HAS HIS SIGHTS ON NIAGARA 2022

Shamar Bennett wouldn’t take no for an answer.

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.

4/25/22

CONNELLY AIMS TO RETURN THE FAVOUR ALMOST 50 YEARS AFTER COMPETING AT THE CANADA GAMES

From athlete to volunteer: how Ralph Connelly plans to pay it forward.

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.

3/19/22

N22 Pelham road race course takes centre stage during first-ever Canadian Cycling eSports Championships

Ella Myers got a sneak peek at the road cycling course for the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games recently.

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.

3/8/22

‘Looking for the next Carly’: How Shaw-MacLaren is blazing a path for Canadian soccer officials

A look at Niagara 2022 staff member Carly Shaw-MacLaren's journey to become a FIFA Official.

3/4/22

DiPaola DiPietro & Little partners with Niagara 2022 as Official Games’ Accountants

DDL & Co. will be providing Niagara 2022 with financial accounting support.

2/22/22

Niagara 2022 partners with Ice River Green Bottle Co. & Greenlid to help hydrate and feed Canada Games participants

Ice River Green Bottle Co. and Greenlid will be providing healthy hydration and compostable cutlery at Niagara 2022.

2/8/22

Building on Niagara’s Rowing Legacy at Henley Island

Nestled in a quiet corner in the City of St. Catharines lies Henley Island — home to the new Henley Rowing Centre.

1/31/22

Torchbearer Nominations Now Open

Represent your local community in the lead up to Niagara 2022 by applying to take part in the Torch Relay!

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.

1/21/22

Making Her Mark — Newfoundland & Labrador rising star Jaida Lee is set to make history in Niagara

Jaida Lee is set to be the first-ever female to compete on a male baseball team at the Canada Games.

1/7/22

Revisiting Niagara 2022’s Best Moments from 2021

We are looking back at our best and brightest highlights from the year 2021.

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.

12/7/21

Niagara 2022 & Niagara Trail Maintenance Association aim to leave community legacy at 12 Mile Creek

70+ volunteers from the NTMA have put in close to 1000 hours of work developing & maintaining a trail at 12 Mile Creek.

12/2/21

Two Brock grads are set to lead Team Ontario at Niagara 2022

The Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games will be a homecoming for Steve Sevor and Jennifer Bennett.

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.

11/3/21

Christina Notario becomes the 1,000th person to submit a Volunteer Application

The 1,000th person to submit a volunteer application for the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

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

Call for Artists

Niagara 2022 Games calling to performers to submit their application to take part in live cultural events.

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.

10/20/21

Stronger Together — Niagara Credit Unions join forces in support of 2022 Canada Summer Games

Learn how Niagara’s three credit unions are working together in support of the 2022 Canada Summer 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

9/8/21

Decades Later, Thunder Bay And London Still Enjoy Benefits From Hosting Canada Games

The legacies continue to live on in the Ontario communities that once hosted the Canada Games.

8/24/21

Niagara Paralympians prepare to take the stage in Tokyo

Niagara athletes will compete on the cycling track and water during the 2020 Summer Paralympic Games

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

Niagara Olympians have their eyes set on the podium in Tokyo

The list of Niagara Olympians competing in the Tokyo Summer Olympics is small in numbers but high in medal hopes.

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

7/8/21

A Bluenoser’s Winding Journey To The Canada Games

It’s 30 years in the making since I was introduced to the Canada Games ideology.

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