The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and the Canadian Sport Institute Network (CSIN) have announced a substantial partnership and high performance sport funding agreement.

The new multi-year, $3 million direct investment will be provided by the COC and the Canadian Olympic Foundation (COF), along with additional funds from the CPC, to the CSIN in order to enhance and assist its mandate of delivering world-class, multi-sport daily training environments. This partnership will also align all seven CSIN members under the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network.

Olympics Podborski 1Steve Podborski (alpine skiing) leads athlete discussion panel. From left: Josh Vander Vies (doubles boccia), Brent Hayden (swimming), John Moonlight (rugby sevens), Darcy Marquardt (rowing), Christine Girard (weightlifting), Richard Hortness (swimming) and Trevor Hirschfield (wheelchair rugby).

Photo: Richard Lam, Canadian Olympic Committee

Olympics Mckeown 2

Monica McKeown of the Canadian Sport Institute demonstrates the first bike to measure the neuromechanical (NM) and physiological measurement techniques of high performance athletes at the CSIN lab. From left: Steve Podborski (alpine skiing), Trent Stellingwerff (Canadian Sport Institute), Marcel Aubut (President, Canadian Olympic Committee), Hon. Bal Gosal (Minister of State, Sport), Hon. Alice Wong (Minister of State, Seniors), Karen O'Neill (CEO, Canadian Paralympic Committee).

Photo: Richard Lam, Canadian Olympic Committee

Olympics Group 3

Group photo from left: Steve Podborski (alpine skiing), Hon. Bal Gosal (Minister of State, Sport), John Moonlight (rugby sevens), Hon. Alice Wong, (Minister of State, Seniors), Brent Hayden (swimming), Marcel Aubut (President, Canadian Olympic Committee), Josh Vander Vies (doubles boccia), Karen O'Neill (CEO, Canadian Paralympic Committee), Ken Bagnell (Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network Liaison), Trevor Hirschfield (wheelchair rugby), Darcy Marquardt (rowing), Christine Girard (weightlifting), Canadian National Field Hockey Team members and Wheelchair Rugby Team members.

Photo: Richard Lam, Canadian Olympic Committee

Olympics Aubert 4

Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut greets Canadian Paralympic Committee CEO Karen O'Neill.

Photo: Richard Lam, Canadian Olympic Committee

Image with caption: "Monica McKeown of the Canadian Sport Institute demonstrates the first bike to measure the neuromechanical (NM) and physiological measurement techniques of high performance athletes at the CSIN lab. From left: Steve Podborski (alpine skiing), Trent Stellingwerff (Canadian Sport Institute), Marcel Aubut (President, Canadian Olympic Committee), Hon. Bal Gosal (Minister of State, Sport), Hon. Alice Wong (Minister of State, Seniors), Karen O’Neill (CEO, Canadian Paralympic Committee). Photo: Richard Lam, Canadian Olympic Committee (CNW Group/Canadian Olympic Committee)". 

Image with caption: "Group photo from left: Steve Podborski (alpine skiing), Hon. Bal Gosal (Minister of State, Sport), John Moonlight (rugby sevens), Hon. Alice Wong, (Minister of State, Seniors), Brent Hayden (swimming), Marcel Aubut (President, Canadian Olympic Committee), Josh Vander Vies (doubles boccia), Karen O’Neill (CEO, Canadian Paralympic Committee), Ken Bagnell (Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network Liaison), Trevor Hirschfield (wheelchair rugby), Darcy Marquardt (rowing), Christine Girard (weightlifting), Canadian National Field Hockey Team members and Wheelchair Rugby Team members. Photo: Richard Lam, Canadian Olympic Committee (CNW Group/Canadian Olympic Committee)". 

 

Destinations

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The Middens of Galiano Island

By Catherine Dook

We motored our way into Montague Harbour along a twisted channel with our engine muffled by the leaning trees.

“This is peaceful,” I told my husband, John.

“Look,” I pointed to an eagle sitting on the top of a tree overlooking the channel entrance like a sentinel giving permission for us to pass. Dignified, unruffled, his impassioned gaze noted and then dismissed us, as uninteresting and perhaps unworthy. I was tired. We’d pulled up anchor at Portland Island that morning, and the grind of the diesel engine had worn me down.

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Lifestyle

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Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50By: John Armstrong and Andy Adams
Photos: Cruisers Yachts Inc.

Almost a decade ago, Cruisers Yachts Inc., launched an entire line of express cruisers called “Cantius” (named after company owner KC Stock’s grandfather) that began with the 48Cantius then came the 54, the 60 and now the Cantius 50. In the fall of 2017, we will be at the debut of the 42 Cantius at the Fort Lauderdale International boat show.

These designs have a strong family resemblance withhandsome and distinctive linesand with a design philosophy that you could say, pioneered the new version of the express cruiser. 

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