February 23 to March 10, 2021 ribbon Canada Winter Games 2007
Whitehorse 2007 a Great Success!
2007, March 30th:

What began as the dream of a few turned into the success of all Canada’s North. The 2007

Canada Winter Games in Whitehorse, which ran from February 23 to March 10, 2007, proved that

the North can put on one heck of a show.

The Whitehorse Canada Winter Games, which are being hailed as the best ever, were a great

opportunity for not only the Yukon, but for all three territories to promote the beauty and

culture of Canada’s North.  A combination of world class venues, dedicated volunteers and

the natural beauty of Canada’s northern territories provided Canada’s athletes, media and

other Games time visitors with a stunning look at the cultural riches and the vast beauty of

the north.

The sport competitions themselves were worth the trip as the nation’s top amateur athletes

competed in 22 sports, many of them in below average competition temperatures. Spectators

were wowed by the hard hitting action of the hockey competitions, the speed and grace of the

cross-country skiing races and the precision and poise exhibited by the biathletes and the


In all, 3600 athletes, coaches and managers who had worked and trained for years to get to

Whitehorse lived their dreams over two weeks of exciting and intense competition. Records

were broken, heroes crowned and Canada’s next wave of international champions emerged.

The 2007 Canada Winter Games will go down in history as one of the biggest and best events

ever to take place north of the 60th parallel. The North played proud host to the rest of

the nation and hopes the Games will inspire others to host their events in Canada’s


For detailed results from the 2007 Canada Winter Games, please click here.