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April Skater in Residence Blog – Meagan Duhamel

April 07, 2020

Recently, uncertain times have taken over the World as we know it. Ours lives have been turned upside down and so many of us are grasping at straws to find something to keep us afloat. Lives are lost, jobs are lost, freedom is lost and it’s (understandably) becoming increasingly difficult to stay positive and inspired […]

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CanSkate Excellence Club – Two New Clubs Added!

April 03, 2020

We are proud to announce we have added two clubs to our CanSkate Excellence Club during the month of March. Congratulations to the following clubs for their hard work to meet and exceed the Skate Canada delivery standards for the CanSkate program. ⭐Advanced: Elite Edges SS Valley East SC Congratulations and welcome to the club! […]

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COVID-19 – Skate Ontario Summer Events Update

April 03, 2020

Strength in Unity We are saddened to announce that the 2020 Strength in Unity community event scheduled to take place June 13-14, 2020 at the Delta Conference Centre in Toronto has been cancelled. During this time of uncertainty, our members safety and well being are of the upmost importance to us. With the cancellation of […]

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Skate Ontario Worlds Celebration – Nexxice

April 03, 2020

Nexxice Our final Worlds celebration goes to Nexxice! They were to be skating their Short Program at the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships in Lake Placid, NY today. They are coming off of a silver medal at the 2020 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships in Calgary, AB and a bronze medal at the ISU Spring […]

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Skate Ontario Worlds Celebration – Kirsten Moore-Towers & Michael Marinaro

April 02, 2020

Kirsten Moore-Towers & Michael Marinaro Today we are celebrating two-time National Pair Champions, Kirsten and Mike, who would have been competing at their fourth World Championships together. They are a pair team who exemplify both athleticism and grace on the ice. Their strong elements and beautiful artistry earned them two silver medals on the Grand […]

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Skate Ontario Provincials 2020 – Commemorative Pin

April 02, 2020

Stirling FSC and Trenton FSC are offering commemorative pins to all qualified Provincial skaters!  All proceeds go towards supporting the Local Organizing Committee and host club. We want to thank them for all of their hard work and dedication in planning the 2020 Skate Ontario Provincial Championships! Please see the flyer below for more information. […]

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Skate Ontario Worlds Celebration – Piper Gilles & Paul Poirier

April 01, 2020

Piper Gilles & Paul Poirier Today we celebrate the 2020 Canadian National Ice Dance Champions, Piper and Paul! Their breathtaking Free Dance to Canadian artist Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now” would have been one of the highlights at this year’s World Championships in Montreal. Their podium finishes this season at their Grand Prix events, Skate […]

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COVID-19 Assessment Days Cancellations

April 01, 2020

Upcoming Assessment Days Given the ongoing state of emergency in Ontario and suspension of activities announced by Skate Canada on March 17, 2020, Skate Ontario is unfortunately cancelling all scheduled Assessment Days planned to take place before May 15, 2020.    We understand that Assessment Days are an important part of a skater’s season. We will continue […]

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Webinar – Financial Support for Sports Organizations During COVID-19

April 01, 2020

During these uncertain times, sports organizations and clubs across Canada are trying to cope with funding and employment issues in wake of COVID-19. There is a loss of programming and an unexpected decline in revenues during a pandemic that has closed facilities nation-wide. To learn more about financial support and assistance to sports organizations from […]

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Skate Ontario Worlds Celebration – Nam Nguyen

March 31, 2020

Nam Nguyen The next Skate Ontario athlete we are celebrating who would have competed at the World Championships a few weeks ago is Nam Nguyen! Nam is the 2020 Canadian Tire Silver medallist. We were really looking forward to Nam entertaining the home crowd again at the World Championships in Montreal. His performance at Skate […]

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