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Update on T & T athlete Brett Babcock

07 November 2012

During a routine training session in October, Age Group National team member Brett Babcock (formerly of Kingston Aeros) was injured while training Double Mini Trampoline at the Phoenix Gymnastics Centre in Edmonton, AB.  Brett suffered a spinal cord injury (C5 fracture) and had surgery several days later. He is undergoing physical and occupational therapy and has regained significant upper...

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GCG is pleased to announce the appointment of Mariève Millaire as Director of Events

06 November 2012

Mariève Millaire has been an event manager for over 5 years with Volleyball Canada and has been involved with sport events for over 10 years. During her term with Volleyball Canada, she has provided strong leadership and developed excellent organizational and communication skills. Mariève brings a broad range of knowledge and expertise to the position. With Volleyball Canada, she was involved w...

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Gymnastics Canada launches new strategic plan to build on Olympic success

06 November 2012

OTTAWA -- Gymnastics Canada, the national governing body for the sport of gymnastics, has launched a new strategy designed to build on the success of the last four Olympics Games and to solidify its identity as one of three foundation sports fundamental for participation in all other sports. All the Olympic disciplines of the sport -- artistic, rhythmic and trampoline gymnastics -- are oversee...

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Canadian Charities Targeted in International Scam - Beware of Advance Fee Fraud: MNP LLP

31 October 2012

(October 24, 2012) -- There is a new scam targeting Canadian not-for-profit organizations – in which they which they are contacted by purported donors claiming to want to make a large donation, according to Matt McGuire, National Leader of MNP’s Anti-Money Laundering practice.The fraudsters claim that in order for the donation to be processed, the charity must have an International Anti-Money L...

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Three Canadians elected to key leadership positions with International Gymnastics Federation

29 October 2012

OTTAWA -- Three Canadians have been re-elected to positions with the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG). 

Elected Friday at the 2012 FIG Congress in Cancun, Mexico, were Slava Corn of Toronto as first vice-president on the Executive Committee, Stephan Duchesne of Montreal as second vice president of the Trampoline Technical Committee and George Stewart of Calgary as a member of the App...

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Alberta Highlights from Indo Pacific Trampoline and Tumbling Championships:

22 October 2012

Kalena Soehn (Thunder Country) 13-14 Womens Trampoline - 8th, Womens DMT - 4th Connor Richardson (Airborne) 17 + Mens DMT - Bronze, Mens Trampoline - 8th Kirsten Brightman (CGC) 13-14 Womens DMT, Lauren Mackay (CGC) 15-16 Womens DMT, 7th Mark Armstrong (Airdrie) 17 + DMT, 5th Caitlin Brown (Airdrie) 17+ DMT, 5th Silver Arden Oh (CGC) 15-16 Womens Tumbling - 4thErin Templeton (CGC) 17 + Womens...

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Caitlin Brown wins silver in double mini at Indo Pacific Trampoline and Tumbling Championships

20 October 2012

SYDNEY, Australia -- Canada’s next generation of trampoline athletes has racked up 13   medals so far, including six gold, at the Indo Pacific Championships with a few more up for grabs Saturday on the final day of competition. Rising star Keevin Madigan of Toronto relied on consistency through prelims and the final to win Canada’s only individual trampoline medal after three days of...

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Good luck to the AB athletes at the 2012 Indo-Pacific Championships

17 October 2012

Good luck at the 2012 Indo-Pacific ChampionshipsAlberta has 13 athletes, 3 coaches and 1 judge currently at the 2012 Indo-Pacific Championships in Sydney Australia. They have almost finished their training and are looking forward to the start of the competition today.Good luck to the athletes Connor Richardson, Lauren Mackay,  Hannah Pederson, Tatum Sawa, Arden Oh, Erin Templeton, Kirstin...

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Rosie MacLennan named Female Athlete of the Year at Canadian Sport Awards

16 October 2012

OTTAWA -- Olympic gold medal trampolinist Rosie MacLennan of Toronto has won the Female Athlete of the Year and longtime Gymnastics Canada board member Slava Corn of Toronto earned the Volunt...

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Fall Congress continues and AGF Annual General Meeting, Assemblies and Awards Gala starts today

12 October 2012

The AGF Annual General Meeting, Assemblies and Awards Gala is on as the Fall Congress finishes all its sessions on Saturday, Oct 13.Total of 27 clubs have registered for the weekend's assembly meeting, and hundreds of guests are joining us at our annual Awards Gala at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino Saturday evening.We are thrilled to announce Roland’s Coin Toss has been sponsored by ...

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