(Winnipeg, MB Feb 21, 2017…) Jeff Hnatiuk, President and CEO of the 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society recently announced Maxim Truck & Trailer as a new official supporter of the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg. Maxim will be providing free rental of a fleet of commercial delivery trucks from March through to September 2017 in support of the Games.
Held once every two years, alternating between winter and summer, the Canada Games represent the highest level of national competition for up and coming Canadian athletes. The Games have been hosted in every province at least once since their inception in Quebec City during Canada's Centennial in 1967.
Winnipeg, Manitoba will host the Canada Summer Games July 28 - August 13, 2017. Featuring 16 sports, over 250 events and a major cultural festival, the 2017 Canada Games will welcome over 4,000 athletes and coaches and more than 20,000 visitors. Celebrating the Games' 50th anniversary and Canada's 150th birthday, the Canada Games are this country's largest multisport event for young athletes.
Some notable Canada Games alumni include: Sidney Crosby, Steven Stamkos, Eugenie Bouchard, Andre De Grasse, Russell Martin, Lennox Lewis and Steve Nash.