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Voice of the Commonwealth - The Global Influencer

Voice of the Commonwealth - The Global Influencer

Canada at the commonwealth Games

Canada has participated in every Commonwealth Games since the first ever British Empire Games held in Hamilton, Ontario in 1930, one of only six countries to have done so. The others are AustraliaEnglandNew ZealandScotland, and Wales.

Newfoundland competed separately at the 1930 and 1934 Games (although not winning any medals), but since 1950 has competed as part of Canada.

The Canadian team won 54 medals in the first (1930) Games, and 51 gold medals at Edinburgh (1986). Canada’s biggest total medal tally was 129 medals in Victoria (1994).

Canada came third in the medal count at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne after Australia and England, and is third on the all-time medal tally of Commonwealth Games, with an overall total of 1318 medals (413 Gold, 443 Silver and 462 Bronze). Canada was top of the medal tally once, at the 1978 games at Edmonton, Alberta

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