Chef de Mission Stephen Gallant and athletes Hannah Wilkie and Ryan Munro visited Global Morning News on July 7. Host Paul Brothers chatted with Stephen, Hannah, and Ryan about the 2017 Canada Summer Games.
Hannah is a member of the women's volleyball team, competing in Week 2 in Winnipeg. Ryan is a member of the men's basketball team, competing in Week 1.
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Team Nova Scotia is sending its largest contingent since 2001 to the Games, July 27 to Aug. 13.
The Canada Games are held every two years, alternating between summer and winter. This year is the 50th anniversary of the first Canada Games, held in Quebec City in 1967. Nova Scotia hosted the first Summer Games in Halifax and Dartmouth in 1969. Nova Scotia has earned 482 medals at the Canada Games.
The games are key in developing the country's young athletes, producing the next generation of national, international and Olympic champions.
The 2017 Canada Games will see more than 4,000 athletes and coaches complete in 16 sports.