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Susan Auch from Winnipeg, Manitoba, was elected as President of Speed Skating Canada (SSC) at the Annual General Meeting of the national organization held last weekend in Ottawa.

She will lead the Board of Directors which, following last weekend’s elections, will now include Blair R. Carbert (Calgary, AB) as Vice President, Treasurer Tony Main (Coquitlam, B. C.), and Directors Antonio Faiola (Calgary, AB), Denis Leclerc (Longueuil, QC), Dave McQuaid (Mission, B.C.), Cathy Priestner Allinger (North Saanich, B.C.) and Athlete Director, Leo Landry (Chelsea, QC).

Speed Skating Canada is pleased to announce its 2016 annual award winners which were unveiled Saturday, June 18, at its Awards Reception held in Ottawa, Ontario, during its Annual General Meeting.

Canadian Long Track Speed Skater Ted-Jan Bloemen from Calgary, AB, received today the 2016 Oscar Mathisen Award given annually for the most outstanding speed skating performance of the season world-wide.

A short track speed skating coach who has been at the 2010 and 2014 Olympic Games, Jonathon Cavar is back in the country, this time as assistant to the men's Canadian National Team Head Coach, Derrick Campbell.

Skate Canada and Speed Skating Canada are thrilled to announce that Canadians Benoît Lavoie and Nathalie Lambert have both been elected individually to positions at the International Skating Union (ISU) following elections which took place Friday, June 10th, at the 56th ISU Congress in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Lavoie has been elected to a seat on the ISU Council and Lambert was elected to the Chair of the Short Track Speed Skating Technical Committee.

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2016/06/21
Ottawa, June 21, 2016 – Susan Auch from Winnipeg, Manitoba, was elected as President of Speed Skating Canada (SSC) at the Annual General Meeting of the national organization held last weekend in Ottawa.Auch, a three-time Olympic medalist in speed skating, was named the interim president following...

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