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Canada Co-Operative Championship Rugby League announce West Coast Division

At present it’s introduced that Canada Co-Operative Championship Rugby League (CCCRL) have confirmed that Vancouver, British Columbia; Calgary, Alberta; and Reginia, Saskatchewan are the three cities that can compete in and symbolize the Western Convention. These three locations will function each a males’s and girls’s competitors. The workforce names for all three West Coast cities for each the lads’s and girls’s Golf equipment will likely be determined at a later date. 

As voted by the followers together with the CCCRL’s Board of Administrators, these three West Coast cities had been chosen primarily based on their inhabitants and market dimension, potential progress for group participation, present sport panorama, accessibility, transportation, variety of instructional establishments comparable to; universities and schools, and cultural variety.

Sandy Domingos-Shipley, VP of Canada Co-Operative Championship Rugby League had this to say about at the moment’s announcement:

“At present represents one other step ahead for all of us at CCCRL and our followers as we proceed our efforts to develop and broaden the sport of Rugby League throughout Canada. We’re wanting ahead to growing a grassroots basis and set up Rugby League packages for each women and men in all of the cities that make up our league to extend the visibility of the game all through Canada and North America. Vancouver already has a wealthy and profitable historical past of Rugby League, and we’re extraordinarily excited to go with that and broaden on what has already been created in that market.”

Vancouver, BC:

  • Is essentially the most populated metropolis within the province of British Columbia.
  • Canada’s third most populated metropolis after Toronto, Montreal with an estimated inhabitants of over 2.26 million individuals.
  • Is Canada’s major port metropolis and main financial heart, in addition to the political, cultural, tourism and transportation heart of Western Canada.
  • Has been rated by the Economist Intelligence Unit as one of many world’s most habitable cities for a few years.
  • There are over 10 million people who go to the town yearly. Fellow Canadians make up the best share of tourists to the town, adopted by individuals from China, Australia, and the U.Okay., whose Tourism alone contributes to virtually $5 billion yearly, offering 70,000 full-time jobs for the residents of Vancouver.
  • House of the Vancouver Canucks (NHL), Vancouver Whitecaps (MLS), BC Lions (CFL), Vancouver Canadians (MILB) and Vancouver Giants (WHL).

*Courtesy of Stats Canada

Calgary, AB

  • Canada’s 4th most populated metropolis after Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver with an estimated inhabitants of over 1.5 million individuals.
  • Is Alberta’s financial, monetary, political, and cultural heart, and the province’s largest metropolis.
  • Canada’s largest vitality heart and the second largest vitality heart in North America.
  • Has one of many youngest populations for a significant Canadian metropolis. Simply over 70% of the town’s inhabitants are between the ages of 15 and 64, and the typical age in Calgary is 37.
  • The world’s largest oil companies have places of work in Calgary (PetroChina, Sinopec, CNOOC, Chevron, BP, ExxonMobil, and so on.), and several other Main petroleum firms are primarily based right here.
  • Greater than 100 languages are spoken on this space. About 25 per cent are foreign-born Calgarians.
  • Calgary hosted the primary Winter Olympics on Canadian soil in 1988.
  • The Calgary Stampede employs greater than a 100 individuals year-round and 3200 persons are employed throughout the precise occasion. The stampede can be a preferred TV occasion, with over 2 million Canadians watching parts of the Calgary Stampede on tv.
  • The house of the Calgary Flames (NHL), Calgary Stampeders (CFL), Calvary FC (MLS), Calgary Hitmen (WHL), and Calgary Roughnecks (NLL)

*Courtesy of Stats Canada

Regina, SK

  • The second-largest metropolis within the province of Saskatchewan after Saskatoon.
  • Named top-of-the-line mid-sized Canadian cities during which to reside.
  • Has an estimated inhabitants of 236,481 which is 18th largest metropolis in Canada.
  • Has the seventh highest inhabitants of Indigenous individuals in Canada at 8.3% of the town’s inhabitants, comprising of 9,200 First Nations and 6,000 Metis individuals.
  • House of the Regina Pats (WHL), Regina Thunder (PFC), Regina Purple Sox (WCBL) and Regina Riot (WWCFL).  

*Courtesy of Stats Canada


Shaped by a gaggle of administrators, the world’s first co-operatively owned skilled Rugby League competitors. Primarily based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the co-operative with the assist of the Ontario Co-Operative Affiliation will make use of over 100 workers from gamers to backroom workers, to broadcasting and manufacturing. Based in 2020, its major mission is to ship skilled Rugby League in Canada and in-turn assist the nationwide progress of the game by direct re-investment of a portion of income again into the Canadian Rugby League. As a co-operative league it is going to be publicly owned with dividends going again to its members. The CCCRL is positioning itself as one of the modern sporting organizations within the nation and on this planet of Rugby League.

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