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2017 Canada Summer Games – Events to watch on August 3, 2017

1. Rowing (Kenora Rowing Club)


  • Single Scull (M) – 9:30

  • Quadruple Sculls (F) – 10:10

  • Quadruple Sculls (M) – 11:30

  • Pair (F) – 9:50

  • Pair (M) – 11:10

  • Lightweight Four (M) – 9:10

  • Eight with Coxswain (F) – 11:50

2. Athletics (University of Manitoba Stadium)

Special Olympics 100m (F) 

  • Final B – 13:20

  • Final A – 14:00

Special Olympics 100m (M) 

  • Final B – 13:40

  • Final A – 14:20

3. Diving (Pan Am Pool)

Platform 10m (F)

  • Preliminary – 10:00

  • Final – 17:00

Platform 10m (M)

  • Preliminary – 12:30

  • Final – 19:15

4. Baseball (Shaw Park)

  • Semi-Final (M) – 16:00

5. Soccer (Ralph Cantafio Soccer Complex) 

  • Gold Medal Match (F) – 19:00

6. Prince Edward Island Night (Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Canada Games Festival)

The Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Canada Games Festival runs for five straight nights!. Head to The Forks for a night of FREE music, culture and family fun from 4:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. every night. 

17:00 JP Hoe
18:00 Paper Lions
19:05 Rose Cousins
20:20 The East Pointers
21:25 Jenn Grant
22:30 Fireworks

16:30 DJ Mama Cutsworth
17:35 The Red Nose Diaries
18:35 National Film Board of Canada Short Film – Prince Edward Island
19:45 Traditional Games of the NWT
21:00 DJ Mama Cutsworth

Festival Interview Opportunities

Main Stage

The East Pointers: please contact: Tim de Islets, Artist Manager, Noisemaker Management, 647-233-7824 or, Website:

Jenn Grant, please contact: Stephanie Hardman, Director, Media Relations, Outside Music, 416-461-0655 x323  or, Website:

MacDon Family Zone at Parks Canada Place

In case you missed it yesterday… Museum curator and Chair will be in Winnipeg Aug. 3 and 4. Interview opportunities available by contacting Laura Rathgaber at:

“Voices from Nunavut” Exhibit (Canada 150 Signature project!) at the Canada Games Festival as of August 2 to 12! Curator and Museum Chair visiting Winnipeg August 3 and 4.
Iqaluit’s Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum invites you to discover “Voices from Nunavut”, an exhibition of a 27 channel video installation. Using an iPad and recording tools, youth from each community in Nunavut set out to create a video montage of their community. 

Date:                   Exhibit open from August 2 to 12*, 2017 (*closed August 8 & 9)
Time:                   4:30pm- 9:00pm** (**1:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Monday, August 7)
Location:             MacDon Family Zone at Parks Canada Place

Other Stories to consider

Did you know… there are 12 sets of twins competing at the 2017 Canada Summer Games? 

Do you want to speak to a basketball mom who goes the distance? Super fan Sherri Hogan from Prince Edward Island travels with a “tickle trunk” full of noisemakers, signs and her signature green and white blinking wig? Great photo opps, and a bubbly personality that truly embodies the Canada Games spirit!

Several Canada Games alumni and other former professional athletes are in Winnipeg cheering on a second generation of elite athletes. 

Call 204-451-1202 or e-mail to follow these stories or to get ideas for your next interview, live hit or story.

Looking for photos of 2017 Canada Summer Games action?

Covering the Games from a distance? Visit the 2017 Canada Summer Games’ Flickr page. You are welcome to download and post the photos or use them in your publication. All we ask is that you credit the photographer (whose name is in the photo’s file name) and 2017 Canada Summer Games. 

Looking for a photo of an athlete from your region in an upcoming competition? Send an e-mail to our lead photographer and we’ll do our best to accommodate you! 

Special thanks to all of our volunteer photographers who make this service possible!

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For media inquiries, please contact:

Monique LaCoste
Media Relations Consultant
2017 Canada Summer Games
Mobile: 204-451-1202