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GymCan Postpones Canadian Championships

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.

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Team Canada Issues Statement Regarding Olympic Games

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.

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COVID-19 Update

19 March 2020

March 19, 2020  Further AGF Event Cancellations Effective Today In response to Alberta declaring a state of emergency, the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) in partnership with our local organizing committees (LOCs) and host venues, have made the difficult decision to cancel the remainder of our provincial events as follows: Artistic Provincial Championships | April 17 – 19...

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Alberta Declares State of Emergency

17 March 2020

March 17, 2020  Alberta declared a state of emergency under the Public Health Act this afternoon. New public health measures are now recommended to limit the time Albertans spend in large crowds and crowded spaces. Effective immediately: all events over 50 people to be cancelled no attendance at rec centres, casinos, bingo halls, bars, theatres and other facilities...

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COVID-19 Update

16 March 2020

March 16, 2020  The Government of Alberta announced yesterday afternoon that, effective immediately, it is taking new measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 after cases indicating community spread were identified. These measures include the indefinite closure of all licensed childcare facilities, out-of-school programs and preschool programs. Students are prohibited from attending K...

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Important Update from the Government of Alberta

15 March 2020

March 15, 2020  Update on COVID-19 in Alberta from the Chief Medical Officer:   Aggressive public health measures are being implemented across the province to help limit the spread of COVID-19 in Alberta. These new measures include:   SCHOOLS, POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS • Effective immediately, student attendance at Alberta schools is prohibited. • Post-secondary classes are ca...

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COVID-19 Update

13 March 2020

March 13, 2020   Due to the Government of Alberta’s ban on all events exceeding 250 people, the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is cancelling all AGF sanctioned events between now and April 6th. AGF will continue to monitor the situation daily to determine if events after April 6th need to be cancelled or if alternate arrangements can be made without compromising the safety of ou...

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Alberta Bans All Public Gatherings Exceeding 250 People

12 March 2020

March 12, 2020  Alberta's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced this afternoon that effective immediately all large gatherings of more than 250 people, or international events in the province, are to be cancelled. This includes large sporting events, conferences and community events. It does not extend to places of worship, grocery stores, airports or shopping...

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GymCan COVID-19 Updates Webpage Created

12 March 2020

March 12, 2020  GymCan has created a COVID-19 webpage that they are updating anytime there is a change to an international or national event, or when other news of note to our community comes up. The page also includes helpful resources. 

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Team Excel Captures 11 Medals at Dare to Soar in Texas

11 March 2020

This past weekend the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) sent a team of 9 athletes, 2 coaches and a team manager to the Dare to Soar Trampoline & Tumbling (T&T) Invitational in Frisco...

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