As Canada’s only national museum of sport, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame has achieved a momentous transformation, redefining our purpose to new heights of inspiration and celebration.

We remain committed to our mission – educating all Canadians on the value, history, and culture of sport in this country – and are proud to expand the ways in which we are doing so, in the classroom, in the community, and in recognizing role models.

We continue to inspire Canadians every year from coast-to-coast-to-coast by focusing on curating experiences, content, and stories that are reaching far beyond our walls and providing us with the opportunity to reach millions across this nation.

The success story of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame lies in its audacious reimagining of purpose. By preserving sports legacy, inspiring future generations, and showcasing the very best of Canadian sporting heritage, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame has secured a prominent place in the hearts of sports enthusiasts nationwide.

To learn more about the tremendous momentum forward review our 2022-2023 Impact Report HERE or watch our Impact Video HERE.  

We are thrilled to offer an exciting opportunity to showcase the remarkable Play Hard, Fight Hard: Sport & The Canadian Military bilingual pop-up travelling exhibit. Displaying fourteen sports played by civilian and military teams that represent athletes from the 1880s to the present day, this exhibit takes you back in time to meet outstanding individuals who left an indelible mark in Canadian sport history.

Allow visitors to explore the transformative impact of the Soldier On program, delve into the origins of the Paralympic Games, and witness the resilience and courage of athletes who participated in the Invictus Games. The exhibit also houses 20 captivating videos, featuring engaging oral histories and remarkable Second World War newsreel footage.

We are pleased to offer you the opportunity to host this exciting exhibit at 3 week intervals at your sport hall of fame or museum from January to August 2024. With the exhibit’s bilingual nature, visitors from diverse backgrounds can immerse themselves in the compelling stories of courage and dedication.

We understand the logistical challenges museums might face in hosting exhibits, and we’ve got you covered! Take advantage of possible complimentary transportation offered to most Canadian locations by our major transportation partner, making it easier for you to share this exceptional experience with your community.

Honour the legacy of extraordinary athletes and the impact of sports on Canadian military history. Reserve your spot today and let these captivating stories inspire generations to come! Contact us to discuss hosting opportunities or visit | Play Hard, Fight Hard Travelling Exhibits ( to learn more.

[Photo: (L-R) Joe DiPenta, John Kehoe, Sara-Lynne Knockwood, and Bill Robinson at the 2023 NSSHF Inductee media conference.]

The Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame was pleased to announce its 2023 inductee class on June 5th. Four athletes, one team and two builders will be celebrated for their outstanding contributions to Nova Scotia sport.

The athletes who will be enshrined are Stanley Cup and Calder Cup winner Joe DiPenta, 3-time North American Indigenous Games Gold Medalist and 2006 Open World Taekwondo champion Sara-Lynne Knockwood, former Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team member Suzanne Gerrior, and 3-time AUS MVP and 1973 Vanier Cup Champion Bill Robinson. The Hall will also welcome the 1993 Acadia Axemen CIAU Championship-winning men’s hockey team. In the builder category, legendary women’s soccer coach John Kehoe and long-time sport journalist/promoter/volunteer Joel Jacobson will be inducted.

Sara-Lynne Knockwood was just inducted as the first athlete in the North American Indigenous Games Hall of Honours, and she is also the first woman to be enshrined in the Mi’kmaq Sports Hall of Fa

ame’s former CEO, beginning as the NSSHF’s first paid employee and leading the organization for 34 years before retiring in 2017.

Induction Night 2023 will take place on Saturday, November 25 at 7pm, at the Lighthouse Arts Centre in Halifax.

For the 23rd consecutive year, the ceremony will be hosted by Hall of Fame CEO and CBC broadcaster Bruce Rainnie, and, thanks to a continuing partnership with Eastlink Community TV, this will be the fourth year that the ceremony will be broadcast live and streamed online.

Tickets are available for purchase online through Eventbrite and