Two-Time Olympic Medalist Charle Cournoyer Announces Retirement from Short Track Speed Skating

Cournoyer won Olympic bronze at Sochi 2014 and PyeongChang 2018

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Double Olympic medalist Charle Cournoyer of Boucherville, Que., who has been a fixture on Canada’s short track speed skating team for nearly a decade, has made the decision to hang up his skates and retire from competition. 

Keri Morrison Retires from Competitive Speed Skating

Burlington, Ontario native earned a fourth and twelfth place finish at Olympic debut in PyeongChang

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Veteran national team speed skater Keri Morrison, who has represented Canada in both short track and long track, is officially retiring from competitive skating.

British Columbia’s Jamie Macdonald Retiring from Short Track Speed Skating

Fort St. James native made her Olympic and World Championships debut in 2018

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Olympian Jamie Macdonald has officially announced her retirement from short track speed skating. The native of Fort St. James, B.C., represented Canada on the international stage for five seasons, most notably at the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang.

Job Posting: Head Coach, Short Track

Speed Skating Canada (SSC), the national governing body for the sport of speed skating in Canada, is looking to fill the newly created position of Head Coach, Short Track.

Speed Skating Canada's 2018-19 Annual Report

Speed Skating Canada’s 2018-19 Annual Report highlights some of our key accomplishments as a speed skating community over the past year.

Montreal Awarded 2022 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

World Championships will take place less than a month after 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – The world’s best short track speed skaters will converge on Montreal following the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing, after Canada was provisionally awarded hosting duties for the 2022 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships by the International Skating Union (ISU).

Job Posting: Coordinator, High Performance and Competitions (East)

Speed Skating Canada (SSC), the national governing body for the sport of speed skating in Canada, is looking for an inspired individual for the position of Coordinator, High Performance and Competitions ‐ East.

Dozens Honoured at Speed Skating Canada’s 2019 Awards Banquet

Three new awards presented on Saturday including the Intact Insurance Club Excellence Award 

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – On Saturday evening, Speed Skating Canada honoured over 20 of the sport’s dedicated stakeholders – including athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and partners – during its 2019 Awards Banquet, which was held in conjunction with the organization’s Annual General Meeting and Congress in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Winnipeg’s Pat Leech, Williamson Derraugh Family Honoured at Speed Skating Canada Awards Banquet

Leech (née Durnin) represented Canada at the 1980 Olympics and has been involved with Westman Speed Skating Club and Team Manitoba for over three decades

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA –  Olympian Pat Leech (née Durnin) was inducted into Speed Skating Canada’s Hall of Fame as a builder, while the Williamson Derraugh Family were presented with the Gagné Family Award, which honours the family legacies that run through the Canadian speed skating community.

Finalists Named for 2019 Intact Insurance Club Excellence Award

Five speed skating clubs in contention for $10,000 grand prize to help grow the sport locally 

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Speed Skating Canada today revealed the five finalists in contention for this year’s Intact Insurance Club Excellence Award, a new annual award that provides funding to speed skating clubs undertaking initiatives that will help grow the sport in their communities.