Arctic Sports could be included in the 2027 Canada Winter Games

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The Canada Winter Games could include Arctic Sports like the high kick and the knuckle hop — that’s if Whitehorse is chosen as the Games’ next host city.

Members of the Canada Games Council’s bid evaluation committee were in Yukon’s capital assessing the territory’s bid to host the games in 2027.

The bid, launched in Sep. 2021 by the City of Whitehorse and the Government of Yukon, proposed including Arctic Sports and Dene Games in the Games lineup. 

Eric Porter from the Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle demonstrates the one-foot high kick to members of the Canada Games Council’s bid evaluation committee on Wednesday. (Sissi De Flaviis/CBC)

This would be the first

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