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British Columbia’s Jamie Macdonald Retiring from Short Track Speed Skating

Fort St. James native made her Olympic and World Championships debut in 2018

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Olympian Jamie Macdonald has officially announced her retirement from short track speed skating. The native of Fort St. James, B.C., represented Canada on the international stage for five seasons, most notably at the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang.

Job Posting: Head Coach, Short Track

Speed Skating Canada (SSC), the national governing body for the sport of speed skating in Canada, is looking to fill the newly created position of Head Coach, Short Track.

Speed Skating Canada's 2018-19 Annual Report

Speed Skating Canada’s 2018-19 Annual Report highlights some of our key accomplishments as a speed skating community over the past year.

Montreal Awarded 2022 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

World Championships will take place less than a month after 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – The world’s best short track speed skaters will converge on Montreal following the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing, after Canada was provisionally awarded hosting duties for the 2022 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships by the International Skating Union (ISU).

Job Posting: Coordinator, High Performance and Competitions (East)

Speed Skating Canada (SSC), the national governing body for the sport of speed skating in Canada, is looking for an inspired individual for the position of Coordinator, High Performance and Competitions ‐ East.

Dozens Honoured at Speed Skating Canada’s 2019 Awards Banquet

Three new awards presented on Saturday including the Intact Insurance Club Excellence Award 

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – On Saturday evening, Speed Skating Canada honoured over 20 of the sport’s dedicated stakeholders – including athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and partners – during its 2019 Awards Banquet, which was held in conjunction with the organization’s Annual General Meeting and Congress in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Winnipeg’s Pat Leech, Williamson Derraugh Family Honoured at Speed Skating Canada Awards Banquet

Leech (née Durnin) represented Canada at the 1980 Olympics and has been involved with Westman Speed Skating Club and Team Manitoba for over three decades

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA –  Olympian Pat Leech (née Durnin) was inducted into Speed Skating Canada’s Hall of Fame as a builder, while the Williamson Derraugh Family were presented with the Gagné Family Award, which honours the family legacies that run through the Canadian speed skating community.

Finalists Named for 2019 Intact Insurance Club Excellence Award

Five speed skating clubs in contention for $10,000 grand prize to help grow the sport locally 

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Speed Skating Canada today revealed the five finalists in contention for this year’s Intact Insurance Club Excellence Award, a new annual award that provides funding to speed skating clubs undertaking initiatives that will help grow the sport in their communities.

Langelaar and Heeney Named Canada Games Council's 2019 Roland Michener Award Winners

Langelaar and Heeney bring home award and bursary for exemplifying leadership, cooperation and excellence during 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer

OTTAWA, ON – The Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced that Team Manitoba long track skater Tyson Langelaar and Team Ontario short track skater Claudia Heeney have been named the two recipients of the 2019 Canada Winter Games Roland Michener Award.

Olympians Samuel Girard and Kasandra Bradette Announce Retirement from Short Track Speed Skating

Girard won 1000m gold and 5000m relay bronze at 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang

SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – Canadian Olympic short track speed skaters Samuel Girard and Kasandra Bradette officially announced their retirement from competitive skating this afternoon.