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Celebrate National Coaches Week by Saying #ThanksCoach from September 18-26

Speed skating coaches invited to take advantage of free professional development eLearning modules 

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – National Coaches Week is a time to celebrate the positive impact coaches have on athletes and their communities across Canada. The annual campaign organized by the Coaching Association of Canada is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by taking the time to say #ThanksCoach.

Marcel Lacroix and Wilfrid Mathieu Inducted into Speed Skating Canada’s Hall of Fame

Lacroix coached Canada to Olympic medals in both short track and long track; Mathieu was one of Canada’s premier skaters in the 1920’s

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Marcel Lacroix and Wilfrid Mathieu were announced today as this year’s inductees into the Speed Skating Canada Hall of Fame.

Dartmouth Crossing Speed Skating Club Wins $10,000 Intact Insurance Club Excellence Award

Intact Insurance’s long-time contribution to grassroots speed skating initiatives surpasses $400,000 mark 

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – The Dartmouth Crossing Speed Skating Club are the proud winners of this year’s Intact Insurance Club Excellence Award. The Nova Scotia based club will receive a $10,000 grand prize to support a grassroots development project that aims to increase inclusion and diversity within their club, as well a visit from a pair of national team athletes during the 2021-2022 season.

Female Leadership Project: Q&A with Marianne St. Gelais

Read the Q&A below to find out why Marianne St.Gelais wanted to get involved with the Female Leadership Pilot Project, the importance of female coaches and role models, and her transition from high performance athlete to coach.

Female Leadership Project: Q&A with Cindy Klassen

Read the Q&A below to find out why Cindy Klassen wanted to get involved with the Female Leadership Pilot Project, the importance of female coaches and role models, and her transition from high performance athlete to coach.

Speed Skating Canada Names Provisional Short Track Teams for 2021-2022 Season

Twelve skaters named to World Cup racing pool and remain in contention to represent Canada at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Speed Skating Canada announces today the provisional composition of its short track high performance teams for the 2021-2022 season, which includes the National Team, NextGen Team and the Racing Pool for the Special Olympic Qualification Competitions (SOQC).

Kim Boutin and Steven Dubois Crowned 2021 Canadian Short Track Champions

Boutin, Sarault, Brunelle, Dubois, Dion and Pierre-Gilles qualify for this season’s World Cup racing pool

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Kim Boutin and Steven Dubois were crowned national champions following an exciting final day of racing at the 2021 Canadian Short Track Championships presented by Intact Insurance in Montreal.

Pascal Dion and Kim Boutin Win Saturday’s 1000m at Canadian Short Track Championships

Boutin and Dubois take home the season’s 1000m crown with two victories in three races

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Pascal Dion and Kim Boutin were victorious in the third and final 1000m of the 2021 Canadian Short Track Championships presented by Intact Insurance in Montreal on Saturday.

Two Victories for Kim Boutin and Steven Dubois on Third Day of Canadian Short Track Championships

Boutin and Dubois take the top spots in both the 500m (2) and 1000m (2)

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – The country’s top skaters returned to the ice for the third day of the 2021 Canadian Short Track Championships presented by Intact Insurance in Montreal on Wednesday, where Kim Boutin and Steven Dubois were victorious in both distances.

Florence Brunelle Shines During Second Day of Canadian Short Track Championships

Brunelle earns the top spot in the women’s 1000m and 1500m; Steven Dubois and Nicolas Perreault top finishers on men’s side

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Florence Brunelle reached the top of the podium twice on the second day of the 2021 Canadian Short Track Championships presented by Intact Insurance in Montreal, earning a first-place finish in both the women’s 1000m (1) and 1500m (2).

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