CSHoF has been involved in the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference in PEI by installing an exhibit featuring our Maritime Honored Members as well as showcasing some of our Special Treasures. Special artifacts featured are the Olympic relay torches used in each of the Olympic Games Canada has hosted, miniature replica Grey Cup belonging to Wayne Gretzky, 1887 shotput trophy from the World’s Fair won by George Gray, and a Gold Medal from the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam won by the Women’s 4x100m team. This exhibit is located on the Waterfront in Charlottetown until Sept. 7, 2014. A special thank you to PEI 2014 for their support of the creation of this major off-site exhibition.
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame’s (CSHoF) 2014 Induction will be held in Toronto on Oct. 22, 2014 at the Mattamy Centre. The Athletes who will be recognized with Canada’s highest sporting honor are Ski Jumping champion, Horst Bulau, pioneer of the Superpipe event, Sarah Burke, dual sport champion, Pierre Harvey, Women’s hockey pioneer, Geraldine Heaney, Figure Skating superstar, Elizabeth Manley and Canada’s gift to rugby, Gareth Rees. The Builders who who will be honored are wheelchair basketball pioneer, Tim Frick and renowned basketball coach, Kathy Shields.