Canada Games Open Hall of Honour Nominations for 2015

Canada Games Open Hall of Honour Nominations for 2015 
 
Ottawa – The Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced that 
nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Canada Games Hall of Honour 
inductions. 
 
The goals of the Canada Games Hall of Honour are to recognize, honour and celebrate 
exceptional Canada Games alumni who have distinguished themselves as athletes, 
coaches, officials, volunteers or administrators and to celebrate individuals who have 
made outstanding contributions to the development and advancement of the Canada 
Games Property. 
 
Nominees are eligible for induction into one of the two following Hall of Honour 
categories: 
 
Athletes: the athlete’s category recognizes past Canada Games athletes who have now 
been retired for at least five (5) years and who have achieved significant success in 
national and/or international competition. Nominees must also have demonstrated 
support for the Canada Games and endorsed the property through promotional events, 
community engagement or other meaningful activities. 
 
Builders: nominees may also be inducted into the builder’s category, where the CGC 
aims to recognize past coaches, officials, administrators, volunteers, sponsors or 
members of the media who have made outstanding efforts and impact for over ten (10) 
years. Nominees may be either active or inactive. 
 
The Hall of Honour was implemented in 2007 as part of the 40th
 Anniversary of the 
Canada Games. A 40th
 Anniversary Steering Committee comprised of Canada Games 
alumni, Host Society representatives, and CGC staff collectively developed the Hall of 
Honour eligibility requirements and categories. 
 
The selection committee for the 2015 class will be comprised of members who have 
extensive knowledge of the Canada Games property. 
  
 
Conseil des Jeux du Canada 
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www.jeuxducanada.ca 
 
Canada Games Council 
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www.canadagames.ca 
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Since 2007, the Canada Games have had the honour of inducting 17 individuals. 
Honoured members include: Jack Pelech (2007), Cassie Campbell (2009), Catriona Le 
May Doan (2009), Annie Pelletier (2013) and Senator Larry Smith (2013). 
 
Inductions to the Hall of Honour take place every Games year. Nominations for the 2015 
class are due no later than September 19th, 2014. The inductees will be formally 
announced at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, British Columbia. 
 
More information about the Hall of Honour nomination process and the complete list of 
honoured members can be found at: 
http://www.canadagames.ca/content/CanadaGames/Hall-Of-Honour/home.asp 
 
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About the Canada Games 
The Canada Games are Canada’s largest multi‐sport Games. Held once every two years, 
alternating between winter and summer Games, the Canada Games represent the highest level 
of national competition for up and coming Provincial and Territorial athletes. The Games have 
been hosted in every province at least once since their inception in Quebec City during Canada’s 
Centennial in 1967. The Games are proud of their contribution to Canada’s sport development 
system in addition to their lasting legacy of sport facilities, community pride and national unity. 
 
The organization of the Canada Games is made possible thanks to the contribution and support 
of the Government of Canada, provincial/territory governments, the Host Societies, host 
municipalities our corporate partners and the Canada Games Council.