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The first Canada Games took place in February 1967 in Quebec City. This event saw 1,800 athletes from 10 provinces and two territories gathering to compete in 15 sporting events. Featuring 16 sports, over 250 events and a major cultural festival, the 2017 Canada Games will welcome over 4,000 athletes and coaches.
The Canada Games are held every two years, alternating between summer and winter.
The 2017 Games are the 50th anniversary of the first Games and are taking place in Canada’s 150th year of confederation.
Niibin is the official mascot for the 2017 Games.