Entries by Skate Canada

Joannie Rochette named Athlete Ambassador for 100th anniversary 2014 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships

OTTAWA, ON: Olympic Bronze Medalist  and six-time Canadian Champion Joannie Rochette has been named the Athlete Ambassador for the upcoming 2014 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships in Ottawa, Ontario. The event will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Championships at the Canadian Tire Centre from January 9-15, 2014.  The very first event was also […]

Skate Canada plans for the future in Saint John

Dan Thompson once climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, with a storied peak or two known to have felled many an intrepid mountaineer. Now he’s climbing another. “I like challenges,” he said. He’s the new chief executive officer of Skate Canada, charged with bringing the organization into the new world, through at least the next couple of quadrennials. […]

Barbara Ann Scott honoured in Canada Post’s 2014 stamp program

From celebrating some of this nation’s most prominent country music stars and female athletes to recognizing significant moments in our history, Canada Post’s 2014 stamp program will demonstrate the diverse combination of achievement, progress, culture and tragedy that helps define Canada. In a new series to be issued in July, country music stars Tommy Hunter, […]

Osmond withdraws from Skate Canada International; Julia Lipnitskaia of Russia takes gold in Saint John

SAINT JOHN, N.B. – Canadian champion Kaetlyn Osmond bore a quiet, somber mien Saturday afternoon, when she withdrew from the women’s event at the Skate Canada International, after having been fifth in the short program. She had battled bravely back from a “stress reaction” injury to make miracles, just to be here, but a new […]

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford win bronze at Skate Canada International

SAINT JOHN, N.B. – With their enchanting Alice in Wonderland routine, Meagan  Duhamel and Eric Radford peered through a looking glass and found themselves with a bronze medal, with scores they didn’t expect. Their tally? 190.62. Duhamel and Radford feel their exquisite Alice in Wonderful routine is Olympic medal potential, but errors in Saint John […]