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SKATE CANADA ANNOUNCES BID TO HOST THE ISU WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS® 2024 IN MONTREAL, QUEBEC

OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada will formally submit a bid in April of 2021 to host the ISU World Figure Skating Championships® 2024 in Montreal, Quebec. If successful, this will be Canada’s 11th time hosting the championships. Montreal was set to host the ISU World Figure Skating Championships® 2020 but was cancelled a week prior due to […]

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR THE 2021 ANNUAL ICE SUMMIT

Dear members and registrants, Registration for the 2021 Skate Canada Ice Summit is now open. Join community leaders from across the country and meet online for this interactive, exciting conference. Registration will include all pre-conference and conference activities, including Skate Canada’s Annual General Meeting. “This past year has been difficult for all due to the […]

Gilles & Poirier claim bronze medal, Canada adds two more top-eight finishes on final day in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Consider it mission accomplished for Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier. Arriving in Sweden with their sights clearly set on a podium finish at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships, the reigning Canadian ice dance champions delivered when it mattered most Saturday, and now they’ll return to Canada with bronze medals draped around […]

Canadian ice dance teams open strong, Madeline Schizas caps off impressive debut at ISU World Figure Skating Championships

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Canadian ice dance champions Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier arrived in Sweden targeting a podium finish at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships. That goal is well within reach. Stepping onto international ice for the first time in over a year, the duo from Toronto, Ont. performed an elegant rhythm dance to […]

Moore-Towers, Marinaro bounce back to match best career finish at ISU World Figure Skating Championships

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – For Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro, what a difference a day makes. Less than 24 hours after a shaky short program to open the ISU World Figure Skating Championships, the two-time Canadian pair champions bounced back with an exceptional free program Thursday, scoring 131.84 for a 195.29 total, vaulting them from 10th […]

Messing leaving chainsaws, car batteries behind as he embraces Team Canada reunion at World Figure Skating Championships

Keegan Messing’s definition of “reining it in a bit” is probably quite different than that of the average person. As the skating world gets set to gather in Stockholm for the 2021 ISU World Figure Skating Championships, Messing, the charismatic Alaskan who holds Canadian and American citizenship, will proudly represent Canada as the lone entry […]

Canadian pair champions Moore-Towers, Marinaro hoping for a chance at redemption in Sweden

Given the circumstances, Michael Marinaro could be forgiven for the faux pas. On a conference call with reporters prior to departing for this week’s ISU World Figure Skating championships in Sweden, Marinaro and partner Kirsten Moore-Towers, the two-time Canadian pair champions, discussed preparations as the tandem gets ready to step onto international ice for the […]

Save the Date: 2021 Skate Canada Ice Summit

Dear members and registrants, Skate Canada is pleased to announce that the annual Skate Canada Ice Summit is back and will be held in a virtual format! Mark your calendars and get ready to take part in educational and engaging workshops and sessions with leading experts, including our 2021 Ice Summit keynote speaker, Henry Burris. […]