About Us

Who we are

Major Games Canada (MGC) is a collective bringing together the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Paralympic Committee  (CPC), Commonwealth Games Canada, U SPORTS,  Canadian Heritage (for the Games of La Francophonie) and the Canada Games Council. The partners are responsible for the management and coordination of multi-sport Games in Canada and  internationally. MGC receives funding from the Government of Canada through the Sport Canada contribution to the Canadian Paralympic Committee.

What we do

Major Games Canada is a platform for alignment, engagement, and finding efficiencies for Team Canada’s participation in multi-sport Games. Its mandate is to develop an optimal sport delivery model, providing athletes, coaches, health services team and support staff an enriching experience and the opportunity to perform at their optimal level in a multi-sport games environment. MGC is also responsible for the management and coordination of Health Services Team for the Olympic and Paralympics Games, the Commonwealth Games, the Games of La Francophonie, the Pan American and Parapan American Games, the Universiades, and the Canada Games. 

The Team

Antoine Atallah

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 General Manager, Major Games Integration & Health Services

 Antoine has a background in Athletic Therapy from Concordia University and a Graduate Degree in Sport Administration from John Molson School of Business. Antoine has been working for the collective since 2000 and has participated in 27 Games Medical Missions so far!  

Laurence Lafrenière

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 Coordinator, Major Games Integration

 Laurence has been practising Athletic Therapy since 2016, most recently at the McGill University Sports Medicine Clinic where she was also responsible for supervising Athletic Therapy and Physiotherapy interns. In 2018, she obtained her Graduate Degree in Business administration from Concordia University.