Entries by Liz Inkila

Nordiq Canada launches Annual Club Fundraiser Ski Local/Support Local

The Nordiq Canada Annual Club Fundraiser is your chance to raise funds to support projects at the club level. The goal of this year’s campaign is to raise $250,000 in support of cross-country skiing across Canada by the close of March 19, 2021. The campaign aims to bring all Nordiq Canada clubs together to fundraise […]

Ontario Stay at Home Orders

The Government of Ontario has issued a Stay at Home Order (news release & regulation).  At this time, cross country ski facilities (page 26) can remain open for exercise and mental health.  Please note that in person team training, club programming, coaching courses continue to be prohibited.  It is imperative that all members access their local trails […]

All Ontario Continues in Lockdown

All of Ontario continues in lockdown.  Read the official regulation. The good news continues to be that cross country ski facilities are able to remain open during the province wide lockdown announced yesterday by the Government of Ontario.  Please note that team training, club programming, coaching courses etc are not allowed under the lockdown regulations. […]

Ontario Goes Into Lockdown

Ontario goes into lockdown.  Read the official Gov’t of ON Lockdown Slide deck. The good news is that cross country ski facilities are able to remain open during the province wide lockdown announced yesterday by the Government of Ontario.  Unfortunately, team training, club programming, coaching courses etc are not allowed under the lockdown regulations. Lockdown […]

XCSO Holiday Hours

Please note that the XCSO offices will be closed from noon, December 24 to 9am, January 4.  Staff will be monitoring emails and will respond to urgent emails as needed.  The staff and Board of Directors wish our ski community a healthy, safe and snowy holiday season!

Nordiq Canada/FIS Racing License Renewal

FIS and Nordiq Canada race licenses must be active for athletes to retain their points on both the FIS points and Canada Point lists this season even if athletes are unable to attend an FIS or Nordiq Canada sanctioned competitions. The points systems will recognize active (paid for 2020/2021) race licenses only.  If the license […]

XCSO announces Financial Support for Youth, High Performance & Competition

On May 8, 2020, the Canadian Government announced $500 million providing temporary relief to support cultural, heritage and sport organizations.  Cross Country Ski Ontario recently received our allocation of the funding through the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism & Culture Industries.  XCSO will be investing the funds in 3 key areas of our sport: Youth, […]