Entries by Skate Canada

Over 40 Canadians Competing at ISU Adult Competition

Oberstdorf, Germany (May 17, 2023) – Over 40 Canadian skaters plus one synchro team will be competing at the 17th International Adult Figure Skating Competition, taking place from May 15-20, 2023 in Oberstdorf, Germany.   Skaters will be competing in the following categories:  Women and Men Free Skating  Women and Men Artistic Free Skating  Pair […]

Skate Canada Unveils 2023-2024 Domestic Events Calendar

OTTAWA, ON (May 16, 2023) – Skate Canada is excited to announce the seven events that will make up its domestic events calendar for the 2023-2024 season. Events will be held across five provinces, culminating with the long-awaited ISU World Figure Skating Championships® 2024 in Montreal.   The season will kick off with the 2023 Autumn […]

Davey Howes: Staying Connected and Pushing for Change

The echoes of the path forward come from the youth of today and they reverberate the same messages we have heard from their role models; the path to better representation lies in visibility. We spoke to 16-year-old David Howes (who prefers to be referred to as Davey), who is the current Canadian novice champion and […]

This month is Asian Heritage Month!

In May 2002, the Government of Canada signed an official declaration to announce May as Asian Heritage Month as proposed by Senator Vivienne Poy. During this month, let us amplify the voices of our fellow Asian members by listening to their diverse stories, by joining our discussion panel and by learning from our upcoming workshop […]

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 […]