Press releases

2017

August

  • Boccia becomes 1st paralympic-only sport and 9th high-performance training group to take up residence at INS Québec

Montréal, August 15, 2017 – The Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) enthusiastically welcomes the National Boccia Training Squad as a high-performance training group. This is the first Paralympic-only sport to take up residence at the INS Québec Complex in the Olympic Park. With its own training facility, this new sport will benefit from support by INS Québec’s medical and scientific experts, in addition to daily access to the world-class facilities of the INS Québec Complex. Boccia is the 9th sport to take up residence at the INS Québec Complex, along with fencing, gymnastics, judo, synchronized swimming, swimming, short track speed skating, diving and water polo. Read more.

 

June

  • The Institut national du sport du Québec presents its 2016-2017 annual report and Claude Rousseau is elected to the board of directors

Montreal, June 19, 2017 – The annual general meeting of the Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) held on Thursday (June 15) in Montreal presented its 2016-2017 annual report and strategic directions for the coming years. The meeting was also marked by the election of Claude Rousseau to the board of directors of the organization. Read more.

 

  • INS Québec and Université Laval launch a new training program for high-performance coaches

Montreal, June 7, 2017 – The Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) and Université Laval are announcing the launch of a joint microprogram focused on the professional development of high-performance coaches, a unique initiative in Francophone Canada. This graduate-level microprogram in athletic coaching will be available starting in August 2017 and is aimed at people who work with athletes and want to gain skills in various fields dealing with sports intervention. Read more.

 

April

  • RELÈVE ACTIVE / FOOT IN THE DOOR: Montréal Relève and the Institut national du sport du Québec sign a new agreement to support preparation for the post-sports career of high-performance athletes

Montréal, April 12, 2017— The two organizations behind the creation and implementation of the innovative program for high-performance athletes, Relève Active / Foot in the Door, have signed a third agreement to enable two new cohorts to engage in an internship experience to prepare for their post-sports career. Since 2015, nearly twenty athletes have participated in the program and engaged in exploratory internships in a wide range of environments corresponding to their education or their interests. Montréal Relève makes the internships possible through a network of over 1000 partner organizations, representing more than fifteen major economic sectors available in Montréal. Read more.

 

  • Alain Delorme joins INS Québec as integrated support team coordinator along with two new strength and conditioning coaches

Montréal, April 11, 2017 – Marc Schryburt, Vice-President, Performance Services of Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) is pleased to announce that Alain Delorme joined INS Québec’s Sports Sciences team as Integrated Support Team Coordinator. A strength and conditioning coach recognized in the high-performance sports community, Mr. Delorme started in his position on April 1st, and is attached primarily to the high-performance training group in short-track speed skating. “Alain Delorme’s arrival is directly in line with INS Québec’s approach of being an essential performance partner,” Marc Schryburt mentions… Read more…

 

  • Physical activity, Sports and Recreation Policy: Concrete and realistic measures to support high-performance athletes, coaches and sports

Québec City, April 3, 2017 – The Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) considers that the Physical Activity, Sports and Recreation Policy, “Au Québec, on bouge!”, unveiled on Monday by the Québec Government, proposes concrete, ambitious but realistic measures for the development of sports activity, especially for high-performance athletes, coaches and sports. “The measures announced in the new Physical Activity, Sports and Recreation Policy will enable INS Québec to pursue the development of its project to offer guidance comparable to the world’s best practices… Read more…

March

  • 2017-2018 Québec Government budget: A stimulating investment for the Québec sports community and high-performance sports

Québec City, March 28, 2017 – The Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) welcomes the latest Québec Government budget with interest. The budget provides for increases of $3 million for the development of sports and $50 million for the Sports and Physical Activity Development Fund. Attending the presentation of the budget, the President and Chief Executive Officer of INS Québec, Gaëtan Robitaille, declared: “This is a stimulating investment that should benefit the entire sports community, regardless of the level of practice.” Read more…

 

  • INS Québec enthusiastically welcomes participating Quebec universities to the network of teaching institutions for “Game Plan” for high-level athletes

Montreal, March 1, 2017 – L’Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) enthusiastically welcomes the involvement of Quebec universities in the “Game Plan” program. Developed in partnership with Alliance Sport-Études and The Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence in cooperation with the Canadian Olympic Committee, the goal of this initiative is for top athletes to pursue and obtain academic success. This group of Quebec universities is unique in the country and will provide athletes with personalized monitoring adapted to their own realities, such as the possibility of configuring their often complex schedules. Read more…

 

January

  • Guy Thibault appointed INS Québec’s Sports Science Director

Montreal, January 25, 2017 – The Institut national du sport du Québec’s (INS Québec) Vice-President, Performance Services, Marc Schryburt, is pleased to announce the appointment of Guy Thibault as Director, Sport Science. With a PhD in exercise physiology and known for the extensive research he has carried out at the Direction du sport, du loisir et de l’activité physique of the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur du Québec, Mr. Thibault will start his new position on February 1, with an initial mandate of overseeing the redeployment of INS Québec’s sports sciences service.  Read more…

 

 


2016

November

  • Business community raises $180, 000 to support both high-performance and next generation athletes

Montreal, November 24, 2016 – On Wednesday evening (November 23), more than 150 representatives of the business community joined forces at the Cabaret du Casino de Montréal for the inaugural benefit event which helped raise $180,000 in support of the Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec). The money raised will allow INS Québec to continue to provide world-class support and integrated services to all high-performance Olympic and Paralympic athletes and their coaches. Read more…

October

  • Two new appointements as part of INS Québec’s mission to be a performance partner

Montreal, October 11, 2016 – The Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) is pleased to announce two new appointments to its team. These appointments are fundamental to INS Québec accomplishing its mission to be a key performance partner. Read more…

September

  • INS Québec supported more than 90% of Quebec athletes participating in the Rio Paralympic Games

Montreal, September 7, 2016 – With the opening today of the XVth summer Paralympic Games, the Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) is proud to support 35 Team Canada athletes as they prepare to compete. These athletes represent 92% of Quebec athletes who are members of the 164-athlete delegation. Read more…

August

  • Isabelle Rousseau appointed vice-president, administration at Ins Québec

Montreal, August 30, 2016 – The President and CEO of the Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec), Gaëtan Robitaille, is pleased to announce that Isabelle Rousseau has been appointed Vice-President, Administration. Holding a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s in Management Sciences, management option, Ms. Rousseau will be primarily responsible for ensuring that all financial, human and material resources are optimized. Read more…

  • INS Québec supported more than 80% of Quebec athletes participating in the Rio Olympic Games

Montreal, August 3, 2016 – The Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) is proud to have supported 45 athletes from 16 different sports in their preparation for the Rio Olympic Games, accounting for 83% of the Quebec athletes who are part of the 314-member Canadian delegation. Read more…

July

  • World-Renowned physiologist François Bieuzen joins INS Québec

Montreal, July 7, 2016 – The Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) is proud to announce that world-renowned physiologist François Bieuzen will be joining its scientific team on September 1st. This appointment is…read more.

June

  • Institut national du sport du Québec experts available for media interviews

Montreal, June 28, 2016 – Thanks to the skills and experience of dozens of experts, the Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) provides world-class support to all Olympic and Paralympic athletes and high-performance coaches in Quebec. The majority of Quebec athletes who will be representing Canada at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio have benefited from INS Québec’s services…read more.

  • INS Quebec – A reference in athlete development

Montreal, June 17, 2016 – The Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) underwent significant organizational changes during the first full year in its new facilities. Read more…

 


2015

  • New appointments at the Institut national du sport du Québec

Montréal, March 30, 2015 – The Institut national du sport du Québec is proud to announce new appointments to its team. Marie-Pier Charest is promoted to the position of Director, Training and Development Programs, while Aurore Monin becomes Supervisor…Read more.

 


2014

December

Josée Grand’Maître quittera l’Institut National du Sport du Québec, mais poursuivera sont engagement en sport de haut niveau

Artisan des premiers pas de l’INS Québec et pilier de la formation des entraîneurs

September

Un complexe dédié au sport de haut niveau au coeur du Parc olympique

L’institut National du Sport peut compter sur des partenaires du secteur privé de haut niveau

July

Une assemblée annuelle de l’INS Québec qui préfigure une nouvelle ère pour le sport de haut niveau au Québec

May

L’INS Québec accroît sa capacité de services

April

Changements au sein de L’INS Québec

March

L’INS Québec accroît sa capacité de services

L’institut National du Sport du Québec interpelle les partis politiques sur le soutien aux athètes et entraîneurs de haut niveau


2013

June

Tom Quinn prend le relais de Guylaine Bernier