Sports and Leisure

Published on Wed, 05/31/2017 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Canadian Environment Week: Volunteers make a huge impact

Canadian Environment Week: Volunteers make a huge impact

By Kailey Setter, Nature Conservancy of Canada

Each spring and early summer, as Canada’s migratory species start arriving at their breeding and nesting grounds, the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Conservation Volunteers also emerge from their wintering grounds.

Published on Fri, 07/03/2015 by RBC Canadian Open

RBC Canadian Open a family-friendly event

RBC Canadian Open a family-friendly event

Free junior tickets, product giveaways and gourmet food sampling highlight off-course activities

The world’s best golfers are set to compete at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville this July 20-26 for the 2015 RBC Canadian Open. And while the focus will undoubtedly be on the week’s best drives, chips and putts, Golf Canada is creating an off-course spectator environment to ensure everyone in your family can enjoy the championship.  

Published on Tue, 06/16/2015 by RBC Insurance

Olympian offers water safety tips

Olympian offers water safety tips

Martha McCabe spends hundreds of hours in the water each year.

She is one of the world's fastest swimmers.

Yet despite international success in the pool, the Canadian Olympian still respects the danger water can bring.

Published on Thu, 02/26/2015 by Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport

Doping in sport: why should you care?

Doping in sport: why should you care?

Few things bring Canadians together like sport. As a public asset, sport has the power to produce enormous benefits for those who participate, for the communities that support it, and for our country as a whole. It promotes an active lifestyle, teaches the value of team work, and inspires our children to dream big.

Published on Mon, 03/10/2014 by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities and the Toronto Rock Partner to Help Get More Kids in Canada’s National Game

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities and the Toronto Rock Partner to Help Get More Kids in Canada’s National Game

This support will give Toronto-area children the chance to develop the confidence, social skills and discipline that comes through participation in organized sport.

TORONTO, March 10, 2014 – The Toronto Rock are pleased to announce Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities as the official partner of the 2014 Toronto Rock charity game on Sunday, March 30th at 3:00pm when the Rock host the Edmonton Rush at Air Canada Centre. As the official charity game beneficiary, Jumpstart will distribute all funds raised to help financially disadvantaged kids ages four to 18 participate in local lacrosse programs.

Published on Mon, 03/03/2014 by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities

5th Annual Lindsay Unites for Jumpstart

5th Annual Lindsay Unites for Jumpstart

They created a non-profit group called Lindsay Unites with a goal of hosting an annual hockey game to raise money to help their local kids.

Nothing brings a community together like an old fashioned high school rivalry. This couldn’t be truer for the community in Lindsay, Ontario where a 5 year rivalry has brought the community together to help their local kids win.

Published on Mon, 03/03/2014 by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities

Jumpstart 2014 Mount Kilimanjaro – Journey to the Summit

Jumpstart 2014 Mount Kilimanjaro – Journey to the Summit

The 2014 Mount Kilimanjaro team collectively raised over $115,000, which will give 1,100 kids the chance to develop the confidence, social skills and discipline that comes from organized sport and recreation.

On January 11, after months of mental and physical preparation, a team of 16 Jumpstart supporters from across Canada made their way to Tanzania to begin what would become the journey of a lifetime. The team, made up of Canadian Tire Staff, Dealers, family and friends came together to raise money for Jumpstart through a pledge to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak.

Published on Mon, 03/03/2014 by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities

Newspapers Canada and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities congratulate the winners of the first annual Jumpstart Awards

Newspapers Canada and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities congratulate the winners of the first annual Jumpstart Awards

Launched in 2013, the bilingual writing competition aims to promote the charitable mission of Canadian Tire Jumpstart and showcase the strength of Canadian newspapers in communities across the country.

Toronto, March 3, 2014 – Newspapers Canada and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Canadian Tire Jumpstart Awards, a writing competition for published articles that educate Canadians about the impact that Jumpstart is making in their communities. Twelve newspapers from across Canada have been awarded this year.

Published on Fri, 02/28/2014 by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities

Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities Partner to Help Kids with a Disability Get Involved in Sport

Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities Partner to Help Kids with a Disability Get Involved in Sport

The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities Partner for Second Year to Help Kids with a Disability Get Involved in Sport and Recreation

The Parasport Jumpstart Fund will assist with the costs associated with registration, equipment and/or transportation for children between the ages of four and 18.

OTTAWA, February 28, 2014 –The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities today announced the second year of their commitment to the Parasport Jumpstart Fund, an initiative which helps kids with disabilities from financially disadvantaged families participate in organized sports and recreational programs.

Published on Tue, 11/26/2013 by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities

The Kitchener Rangers Partner with Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities on Annual Teddy Bear Toss

The Kitchener Rangers Partner with Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities on Annual Teddy Bear Toss

This new partnership gives Rangers' fans new opportunities to join in on the Teddy Bear Toss fun, including purchasing bears at the game and in-store and donating stuffed animals before the game at Canadian Tire stores around the region.

Kitchener , ON, November 25, 2013 –   The Kitchener Rangers Hockey Club is pleased to introduce Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities as the official charitable partner of the Annual Teddy Bear Toss Game, an initiative where fans are invited to throw new or gently-used bears on the ice, following the first home team goal of the game.

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