Starting today: August 2 until August 17, approximately 4,000 athletes will gather from across Canada to compete for top honours in the largest national multi-sport event for young athletes. There are 20 sport disciplines which will involve 12,000 participants, including 5,000 volunteers, and over 15,000 visitors from outside Québec.
The Canada Games are held once every two years, alternating between winter and summer Games. They represent the highest level of national competition for up and coming Provincial and Territorial athletes. In 2017 the Canada Games will be coming to Winnipeg.