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The Whitehorse 2007 Canada Winter Games

The Whitehorse 2007 Canada Winter Games are a major undertaking. In fact, these games will be the biggest event ever staged in Canada north of the 60th parallel.

The Games will run for two weeks from February 24th to March 10th, 2007. Over 3,600 athletes, coaches and managers will gather in Whitehorse to compete for a total of 1,122 medals in 22 sports. Whitehorse will also host several non-sporting venues including the Athletes Village, Mission Centre, the Media Centre, the Volunteer Centre and venues for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. It is anticipated that Canada's national broadcasters will provide over 100 hours of television coverage.

Games Facts

  • 13 Teams
  • 3,600 Athletes, Coaches and Managers
  • 120-150 Mission Staff
  • 400 Major Officials
  • 200+ Media
  • 150 Host Broadcast Staff
  • 600-800 VIPs and Corporate Sponsors
  • 100,000 day visits to venues
  • 14,000 lbs of pasta served
  • 210,000 meals in total served

Whitehorse 2000 Arctic Winter Games Whitehorse 2007 Canada Winter Games Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games
19 Sports 22 Sports 14 Sports
2,000 Athletes 2,700 Athletes 2,500 Athletes
$4 Million Budget $18 Million Budget $1.2 Billion Budget
6 Days 14 Days 16 Days
3,000 Volunteers 4,500 Volunteers 22,000 Volunteers
9 Contingents 13 Provinces and Territories 72 Nations