Entries by Skate Canada

All-Event Tickets On Sale Now for 2023 Skate Canada International

All-event tickets for the 2023 Skate Canada International are on sale now! Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.ca for full access to competitions, as well as Thursday practices, and the highly coveted Exhibition Gala.  All-event tickets will be priced at: P1: $350, P2: $300, P3: $275, P4: $225. All prices are in Canadian dollars, plus […]

Calgary to Host 2024 Canadian National Skating Championships

OTTAWA, ON (April 26, 2023) – Skate Canada is pleased to announce that Calgary, Alta. will host the 2024 Canadian National Skating Championships from January 8-14, 2024. The week-long competition will take place at WinSport Arena at Canada Olympic Park, a world-class facility that has played host to multiple high-profile events in the past. The […]

Chicken Farmers of Canada become the official meat protein of Skate Canada

OTTAWA, ON (April 18, 2023) – Chicken Farmers of Canada and Skate Canada are proud to announce a new partnership. Beginning this year, Canadian chicken will be the official meat protein of Skate Canada. This partnership will support both Skate Canada’s recreational and competitive programing through the CanSkate program and assistance for high performance athletes. […]

All-Event Tickets: 2023 Skate Canada International

OTTAWA, ON: All-event tickets for the 2023 Skate Canada International will be available for pre-sale on Monday, April 24, 2023, at 10:00 AM ET, and on sale to the public on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at 10:00 AM ET. The 2023 Skate Canada International will be taking place at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, […]

ISU World Team Trophy a Unifying Experience for Team Canada

TOKYO, Japan (April 15, 2023) – Team Canada left it all on the ice at the ISU World Team Trophy in Tokyo, Japan. Wrapping up the 2022-2023 season, eight Canadian skaters competed across the three-day team competition, finishing in 6th place with a total of 68 points. Team USA secured the gold medal with 120 […]

Skate Canada saddened by the passing of Hall of Famer Bernard Ford

Skate Canada was saddened to learn of the passing of Bernard ‘Bernie’ Ford. Ford was an ice dance coach, choreographer, judge, consultant, and technical instructor. He passed away on April 6, 2023, in Calgary, Alberta. Instrumental in restructuring the Canadian Ice Dance Test system, Ford established the National Ice Dance Centre of Canada and various […]

Canada’s Les Suprêmes repeat as Synchronized Skating World Champions

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Les Suprêmes, from St-Léonard, Que., successfully defended its title on Saturday at the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships while Nexxice from Burlington, Ont., took fourth spot. There were no changes in the top-four after Friday’s short program, with Les Suprêmes taking top spot with a season best 240.98 points which was […]

Rachel Naylor – “My Disability Does Not Define Me”

This is a story about Rachel. Rachel is a 20-something nursing student, who grew up in a small town called Cameron, just outside Lindsay, Ontario, a place most people have never heard of. She has two older brothers, who taught her a lot about competition, what it means to be resilient and never let her […]