Wikipedia:WikiProject Canadian sport

This WikiProject was formed to foster better articles about Sport in Canada with a spirit of cooperation. This page and its subpages contain suggestions on formatting and layout of articles as well as to do lists regarding Canadian sport pages.



This project covers the creation and editing of articles related to Sport in Canada, including athletes, teams, sport venues and competitions. It aims to expand Wikipedia's resources on Canadian athletics in a fair and accurate manner.


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Until this Project develops its own awards, I believe that we can refer to WikiProject Canada Awards

To do

  1. The discussion page should be archived as most items are a few years old.  Done
  2. Make a userbox for the project.  Done
  3. Reassess organization of these articles. Sport in Canada should be our main page with organizational structure clearly laid out. Structure needs to be kept up to date and accurate so as to ensure completeness and prevent duplication of effort.  Doing...
  4. Update Sport Canada with various governing bodies/federations, most of which will require pages to be created and/or tagged.  Doing...
    • see Template:Infobox_Sport_governing_body
  5. Tag related article talk pages with {{WikiProject Canada|sport=yes|[province]=yes|class=???|importance=???}} {{Canadian English}}, complete article assessment. There are still many untagged pages that we need to bring into the fold.  Doing...
    • Firstly we need to tag all articles that could be in the scope of this project.
    • Then to go through each level of importance from top-down and confirm what we should focus on.
    • As there are thousands of articles here I want to make sure we don't get caught into micromanagement
  6. Find or establish a list of applicable categories for this project and again start tagging articles as needed with these categories; Expand articles listed in each category (examples listed):
  7. I have tagged all current Canadian NHL teams as High importance (half of them were already.) We should try to get all High importance articles up to GA or FA status. Other articles listed as High are Stanley Cup, Grey Cup.
  8. Expand and improve articles listed in:
  9. Establish collaborations and improvements for Canadian sport related articles these project look to be inactive. I would suggest as we work on various sections we try to involve appropriate projects.
  10. Update the Pearson Cup article to meet good quality standards.


  • Beers, William George (1869), Lacrosse: the national game of Canada, Dawson Brothers
  • Culin, Stewart (1975). Games of the North American Indians. Courier Dover Publications. pp. 846 pages. ISBN 0486231259.
  • Hall, M. Ann (2002), The girl and the game : a history of women's sport in Canada, Broadview Press ISBN 155111268X
  • Hart, Cantelon; Jean Harvey (1988), Not just a game: essays in Canadian sport sociology, University of Ottawa Press, ISBN 0776601156
  • Mooney, Maggie (2010), Canada's Top 100: The Greatest Athletes of All Time, Greystone Books, ISBN 9781553655572
  • O'Brien, Steve (2005), The Canadian Football League: The Phoenix of Professional Sports Leagues, Lulu Press, ISBN 1411658604
  • Podnieks, Andrew (2006), A Canadian Saturday Night: Hockey and the Culture of a Country, Greystone Books, ISBN 9781553652014
  • Wieting, Stephen G (2001). Sport and memory in North America. Frank Cass. ISBN 0-7146-8205-5.
  • Zawadzki, Edward (2004), The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book, Volume 2, Dundurn Group, ISBN 1550025295


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