29 April 2020
Today through May 3rd Alberta’s best would have been competing at the 2020 Artistic Western Canadian Championships that were set to take place in Richmond, BC. They would have been joined by athletes from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Yukon and Northwest Territories where all would vie for the title of Western Canadian Champion.Due to COVID-19 all events have been cancelled but prio...
24 April 2020
OTTAWA, ON (April 24, 2020) – Gymnastics Canada (GymCan) acknowledges and accepts the decision reached by an independent discipline panel on April 23rd regarding formal written complaints received by GymCan in January 2019 against two elite coaches - Ms. Valerie Oudin and Ms. Sara Stafford of Champions Gymnastics Club in Edmonton, AB. Click here to view the full statement from Gy...
23 April 2020
April 23, 2020
Effective Thursday, April 23, 2020 the Board of Directors for Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) wishes to advise that Mr. Scott Hayes employment as the Chief Executive Officer of AGF has come to a conclusion.
On behalf of the membership, we want to extend our deepest appreciation to Mr. Hayes for his years of leadership, and the positive impact he has had o...
22 April 2020
April 22, 2020
In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, many gymnastics clubs have found creative ways to continue engaging with their members and the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) commends your efforts. The positive impact our community makes in the lives of our athletes would not be possible without your commitment and passion, and the AGF is proud to have you as a part of our members...
09 April 2020
April 9, 2020
In response to the current COVID-19 situation, the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) has made temporary adjustments to its internal staffing structure.
Effective April 8, 2020, and until further notice, two positions have been placed on furlough while all remaining staff are working reduced hours. This allows AGF to continue providing essential services to the membership...
09 April 2020
April 9, 2020
Due to the current circumstances, AGF has cancelled all in-person NCCP courses until the end of May. However, as an alternative…
NCCP is Going Online!
GymCan and the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) are furiously working to have GF Theory and C1 Theory approved for webinar delivery; these courses are slated to be ready by mid-April. However, GymCan will need to tr...
30 March 2020
March 30, 2020
Today, the government announced that not-for-profits and charities will be eligible for wage subsidy supports if they meet the same criteria as eligible businesses.
While more details are forthcoming, the government has indicated the following:
If your business revenue has gone down by at least 30%, you will be eligible
The number of employees you have will not be...
27 March 2020
March 27, 2020
Earlier today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the Government of Canada will be dramatically boosting support for small businesses. The government will cover up to 75% of a small businesses’ payroll, offer interest-free loans, and waive GST remittances until June. This is a huge step up from the 10% wage subsidy announced last week.
25 March 2020
March 25, 2020
GymCan has announced the postponement of the 2020 Canadian Championships presented by Bell that were scheduled for May 19-24 in Gatineau, QC. View the full announcement.
22 March 2020
March 22, 2020
The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), backed by their Athletes’ Commissions, National Sports Organizations and the Government of Canada, have made the difficult decision to not send Canadian teams to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the summer of 2020.
View the full announcement at Olympic.ca.