Entries by Skate Canada

All-Event Tickets on Sale Now for the 2022 Skate Canada International

All event tickets for the 2022 Skate Canada International are on sale now! Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.ca.   All-event tickets are priced at: P1: $300, P2: $200, P3: $160, P4: $125. All prices are in Canadian dollars, plus, applicable taxes and fees.  For more information about tickets click here.  The 2022 Skate Canada International will […]

Canadian Joseph Phan Retires from Competitive Skating

OTTAWA, ON: Former junior national champion Joseph Phan, 20, Laval, Que., has decided to retire from competitive skating. Phan won two Canadian championships, novice in 2014 and junior in 2016. Phan competed on the senior circuit beginning in 2017 and most recently place fourth at the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships just missing the […]

Skate Canada Statement: National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. For generations, many Indigenous peoples and communities have celebrated their culture and heritage on or near this day due to the significance of the […]

Canadian Benoît Lavoie elected as ISU Vice President – Figure Skating

OTTAWA, ON: Canadian Benoît Lavoie has been elected as Vice President – Figure Skating of the International Skating Union (ISU). Since 2016, Lavoie has served as an ISU Council member. The elections took place at the ISU Congress in Phuket, Thailand. “Skate Canada is extremely proud of the contributions Benoît has given to the sport […]

Olympians Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro Retire from Competitive Skating

OTTAWA, ON: Three-time Canadian pair champions Kirsten Moore-Towers, 29, St. Catharines, Ont., and Michael Marinaro, 30, Sarnia, Ont., have retired from competitive skating. The team began skating together in June 2014. Moore-Towers and Marinaro won their first of five national championship medals in 2017 and would land on the podium at that event every year […]


OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada is proud to announce the 2022-2023 NextGen Team. The team is made up of 52 athletes, which includes 10 men, 14 women, four pair teams and 10 ice dance teams.  The Skate Canada NextGen program was established in 2016 to support the operations of Skate Canada’s high-performance development system. The purpose […]

Skating Delegates Travel to Quebec City for 2022 Ice Summit

OTTAWA, ON: The Canadian skating community will be in Québec City, Que., this week for the 2022 Ice Summit. Skating leaders from across the country will meet up in Québec City for the three-day conference that will take place from May 25-28, 2022. The conference will consist of a wide range of opportunities for members […]

Two-time National Champion Nam Nguyen Retires from Competitive Skating

OTTAWA, ON: Two-time national champion Nam Nguyen, 24, Richmond Hill, Ont., has announced his retirement from competitive skating. Nguyen has been a staple on the Canadian skating scene since he won the juvenile title in 2007. He would go on to win the national title at all levels – juvenile (2007), pre-novice (2008), novice (2009), […]

Sportswriter Neil Stevens Remembered for his Contribution to Skating

Neil Stevens was a beacon in the sport of figure skating. Not to be remembered for his twizzles, fast feet, or incredible jumping ability – Stevens will be remembered for his words. A wire reporter with Canadian Press for over 34 years, he covered every national and international figure skating event through the better part […]