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TONIGHT: TALKING ABOUT RACE IN SKATING PANEL

Dear members and registrants, Recognizing the need to have open dialogues about race, to listen to the voices of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), and to keep our community engaged. Join us tonight, Tuesday, January 19, 2021, for Skate Canada’s first Talking About Race in Skating Panel at 7pm ET. This virtual panel […]

Canadian champions Sadovsky, Gilles & Poirier golden on final day of 2021 Skate Canada Challenge

A pair of reigning national champions struck gold Sunday as the curtain closed on the 2021 Skate Canada Challenge virtual competition. Roman Sadovsky of Vaughan, Ont. captured the gold medal in the senior men’s competition, while Piper Gilles (Toronto, Ont.) and Paul Poirier (Unionville, Ont.) capped off the competition by taking top honours in ice […]

Madeline Schizas claims second straight Skate Canada Challenge senior women’s crown

Gilles and Poirier, D’Alessandro and Waddell lead after rhythm dance events Madeline Schizas managed to send a text message halfway through her free program Saturday during the 2021 Skate Canada Challenge. Well, sort of. Sitting in fourth spot after the short program, the 17-year-old from Oakville, Ont. was simply dazzling in her free program, scoring […]

Skate Canada Education for Anti-Racism and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Skate Canada has committed to addressing systemic racism and to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all to embrace the joy of skating. This commitment requires educating ourselves and listening to the voices of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC). Through education, we learn to be uncomfortable and vulnerable, and learn to see […]

CANCELLED: 2021 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships & 2021 Skate Canada Cup

OTTAWA, ON: With growing concern for the health and safety of all participants involved in the 2021 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships and the 2021 Skate Canada Cup given the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic across Canada, Skate Canada has made the difficult decision to cancel these events.  The championships were to occur from February […]

Junior women’s, men’s champions unveiled as Skate Canada Challenge wraps up opening weekend

A pair of junior champions were crowned Sunday as the opening weekend of the 2021 Skate Canada Challenge virtual competition came to a close. In the opening event of the day, Sara-Maude Dupuis of Montréal, Que. laid down a near-flawless free program to win junior women’s gold. Sitting in seventh spot after the short program, […]

First champions crowned at 2021 Skate Canada Challenge virtual competition

For Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro, the result was quite familiar. The journey to get there was anything but. The two-time Canadian pair champions captured the senior pair gold medal Saturday at the 2021 Skate Canada Challenge event, a virtual competition featuring the top junior and senior figure skaters in the country. The competition, a […]

Skate Canada Challenge Headed to Regina in 2022

Ottawa, ON: Skate Canada announced today that Regina, Saskatchewan, will host the 2022 Skate Canada Challenge. The event will take place at Evraz Place from December 1 – 5, 2021. The 2021 Skate Canada Challenge was held virtually due to the global pandemic, but Skate Canada looks forward to hosting the 2022 Skate Canada Challenge event in […]

Unique format, engaging broadcast highlight 2021 Skate Canada Challenge virtual competition

OTTAWA, ON: The nation’s premier junior and senior figure skaters return to the competitive circle for the first time in months later this week at the 2021 Skate Canada Challenge. Due to the pandemic, the 2021 Skate Canada Challenge event will be held as a virtual competition that will determine berths for the Canadian Tire […]