Entries by Skate Canada

Wesley Chiu of Canada Scores a Gold Medal at ISU Junior Grand Prix

COURCHEVEL, France – An exciting final day of competition for Wesley Chiu of Richmond, B.C., as the second stop on the ISU Grand Prix circuit comes to a close. Chiu captured a gold medal in the men’s discipline on Saturday with a score of 199.89 points. This is Canada’s second medal of the competition. Friday, Kaiya Ruiter of Calgary, Alta won a bronze […]

Canada’s NextGen Skaters Return to Courchevel, France as  Junior Grand Prix Continues 

OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada’s junior skaters are heading back to Courchevel, France for the second stop on this year’s Junior Grand Prix circuit. As the circuit continues, Canada’s top junior skaters will compete against the world for a coveted spot at the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final. Skate Canada will have four entries, for a total of six skaters, competing at the event. There will be one entry in men, one […]

Media Accreditation: 2021 Autumn Classic International

OTTAWA, ON: The media accreditation application for the 2021 Autumn Classic International is now open. The 2021 Autumn Classic International will be held in person, but due to the pandemic and health regulations, without spectators or media on site. Skate Canada looks forward to hosting media in a virtual setting for this year’s event. The […]

Canada’s NextGen Skaters Head to France to kick off 2021-2022 ISU Junior Grand Prix 

OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada’s junior skaters are excited to get back to competition, kicking off the 2021–2022 skating season with the ISU Junior Grand Prix Series. The first stop of seven, on this year’s circuit will be in Courchevel, France. Along the way, Canada’s top junior skaters will compete against the world for a coveted spot at the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final. Skate Canada will have four entries, for a total of six skaters, competing at the event. […]

Transgender Athletes and Synchronized Skating: A Conversation

Skate Canada has done and is continuing to do substantive work in relation to LGBTQI2S+ inclusion but we know there remains critical inclusion work to be done moving forward. Skate Canada’s Pride Profile Community Story series is an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the LGBTQI2S+ community all year long. To support an inclusive environment, we […]

Skate Canada Announces 2021-22 National Team

OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada is pleased to announce the 2021-22 National Team. The National team is consisted of 24 members, which includes three men, three women, four pair teams and five ice dance teams. To be named to the National Team, a skater must finish in the top three in senior men, women, pair and […]

Pride Profile: “I believe the world is changing but I know there is still more work to be done”

June is Pride Month and an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the LGBTQI2S+ community. Skate Canada has done and is continuing to do substantive work in relation to LGBTQI2S+ inclusion but we know there remains critical inclusion work to be done moving forward. To support an inclusive environment this Pride Month we are sharing personal […]

2021 ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Canada cancelled

OTTAWA, ON: With the ongoing uncertainty surrounding international travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Skate Canada has cancelled the 2021 ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Canada. The event was scheduled to take place from August 25-28, 2021, at Meadows Arena in Edmonton, AB. For the past 18 months, Skate Canada has closely monitored […]