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Canada Games 2011

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Don and Louise celebrated the opening of the Canada Games with a live broadcast on location from the new Canada Games Centre on Friday, February 11th.


Canada Games Legacy
Hear from Sports Nova Scotia CEO Jamie Ferguson as they take on the reigns of power from the Canada Games organization.

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Canada Games wrap-up
Looking at the legacy these games will leave for years to come.

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Lessons to learn, friends to meet, and successes to savour
Curler Laura Kennedy gives her thoughts on her matches, and the games overall.

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Gold medal for judo
Hear from one of two judo competitors who won gold metals Wednesday

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Wheelchair basketball
Meet a young Cape Breton woman who's breaking ground and grinding metal in wheelchair basketball

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It's a family affair
Meet a mother-daughter team volunteering at the Canada Games

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Syncronized Swimming
Information Morning's Diane Paquette drops by the Centennial Pool to watch the Nova Scotia team practice. She speaks with swimmer Victoria Boyle and coach Colleen Aird.

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Hockey Announcer
Meet the woman behind the voice of Canada Games hockey

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Nova Scotia's Judo Team
Information Morning's Phlis McGregor dropped by the Bedford Judo Club to speak with judo athletes competing in the Canada Games

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Tweeting the games, Part II
Anatoliy Gruzd and a team of students in Dalhousie University's social media lab are tracking tweets.

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The lowdown on table tennis
Katie Jolimore, competing for Nova Scotia, explains why the sport requires quick reflexes and strong concentration.

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Canada Games Re-cap
CBC's Brendan Elliot brings us a re-cap of the first week of the Canada Games

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Para Skiing at the Canada Games
Nicole Durand of Eastern Passage will compete in cross country para ski events, at Martock, in week two of the Canada Games

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An expert opinion
Hear how Olympic Gold medalist Kyle Shewfelt scores the Canada Games gymnastics competition

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A Family of Fighters
Meet three generations of boxers: an Olympic coach, an Olympian, and the youngest is on Nova Scotia's boxing team at the Canada Games.

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Upset volunteers in Tatamagouche
Hear how bedbugs have taken a bite out of the Canada Games Spirit in Tatamagouche

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Sportsland - the mural
Information Morning's Phlis McGregor speaks with students from Maitland School who caught Canada Games fever.

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The British Columbia Ringette Team
CBC's Stephen Puddicombe explains why Elizabeth Dagg is a unique ringette player

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What's it like being compared to the best hockey player in the world?
We'll tell you about the expectations on Team Nova Scotia's Nathan MacKinnon.

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Canada Games Volunteers: Part VI
Meet Dave Westwood, sports leader for squash and Suzanne Boudreau, a Canada Games language service representative

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Focus, Aim, Fire
Information Morning's Phlis McGregor speaks with Team Nova Scotia Target shooter Nicole Marshall

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Individual competition versus team sports
Hear from Colin, a freestyle skier, and Laura, the lead on Nova Scotia's women's curling team.

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Ryan Falkenham - A young man on a mission
Meet Nova Scotia's flag-bearer for the opening ceremonies of the Canada Games

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Canada Games Volunteers: Part V
Don and Louise chat it up with the youngest and oldest Canada Games volunteers: meet Heather Warren and David Youle

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Making a mogul out of a ski hill
Hear from the man who's transforming Wentworth for the Canada Games

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Canada Games Volunteers Part IV
Meet Katelyn Rice, the "go-to" person for spectators and athletes

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
As the Canada Games ramp up, is Halifax pretty enough for a party?

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Canada Games Volunteers Part III
It's not just the athletes who are gettiing ready for the Canada Games. Meet volunteers Doug Mosher and Laura Lewis.

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Team Nova Scotia's artistic gymnasts
Pommels, rings, beam, vault, high bar and more.

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Canada Games Volunteers Part II
It's going to take thousands of volunteers in order to have a successful Canada Games. Meet two more of them: Bruce Snow and Ellen MacKinnon.

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Canada Games Spin-offs
Nova Scotian's are already banking on spin-offs, is it realistic?

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Canada Games Wentworth
Where's the economic spinoff? Wentworth has a problem with the way the Canada Games are organized.

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The ABC's of the Game
Information Morning's Phlis McGregor will fill you in on all you need to know about the Canada Games.

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Lighting the way
We'll hear about the Canada Games torch, which was designed and made close to home

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Managing Canada Games Injuries
Taking care of the medical needs of close to three-thousand athletes. Hear from the doctor with the plan.

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Canada Games Volunteers Part I
Take a walk in the shoes of the Canada Games volunteers. Meet Patty Dow and Andrew MacDonnell

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Helping Athletes Cope With The Pressure
Danielle Puoulos and Paige Mattie are mental health consultants, on tap to help hundreds of young athletes deal with the stress of competing at the national level.

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