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Canadian Junior Hockey

Since 1970, Canadian junior hockey has been divided into two categories: Major Junior and Junior A. Canadian Major Junior hockey is governed by the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) that encompasses the three big Canadian Leagues.


Canadian Men's Hockey Team at the Olympics

Canadian Men’s Hockey Teams at the Olympics 1920–60 Note 1: In 1920, hockey was played at the Olympic Summer Games. The first Olympic Winter Games were held in 1924. Note 2: Canada did not have a national hockey team until 1964. From 1920 to 1963, the winner of the Allan Cup usually represented the country at the Olympics and world championships. Year Host Canadian Team Canadian Rank Champion 1920 Antwerp Winnipeg Falcons Gold Canada 1924...


Canadian Olympic Committee

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is the organization responsible for Canada’s participation at the Olympic Games, Pan American Games, and Youth Olympic Games. It helps select and financially assist Canadian cities in their efforts to host an Olympic Games or Pan American Games. It also manages programs that promote the values of the Olympics throughout Canada. The organization, which was known as the Canadian Olympic Association (COA) from 1912 to 2002, has a staff of more than 100 people. Its offices are in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.


Canadian Open

The Canadian Open is an annual event run by the Royal Canadian Golf Association for professionals and amateurs who qualify. It is the fourth-oldest national GOLF championship in the world, having first been played in 1904 at the Royal Montreal Golf Club.


Canadian Ski Marathon

In 1967 several hundred cross-country skiers led by former Canadian National Ski team member, Don MacLeod, celebrated the Centennial year by skiing 100 miles (160 km) from Montréal to Ottawa.


Canadian Ski Museum

The Canadian Ski Museum opened in Ottawa, Ont 10 May 1971 to honour the sport of SKIING (see alsoFREESTYLE SKIING, CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING and SKI JUMPING). It was originally known as the National Ski Museum.



Canoeist Francis Amyot following his gold medal win at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Canada's only Olympic gold that year. Over 6 feet tall, he required a custom-made canoe to accommodate his large frame and powerful stroke (courtesy Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Fisher and Morris won a gold medal in canoeing at the 1984 Olympic Games (courtesy Canadian Sports Images).Larry Cain in action at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics (courtesy Athletes Information Bureau).PreviousNextCanoeing Canoeing,...


CFL Given New Life

IN THE FREEWHEELING, high-scoring CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE, games are often decided in the last seconds. The Toronto-Calgary matchup at SkyDome last week wasn't one of those games.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on October 11, 2004