IG Wealth Management, a national leader in delivering personalized financial solutions, annually awards twenty $5,000 bursaries to assist Canada’s elite amateur athletes with the costs of training and competition. Selection criteria includes: athletic achievement, financial need and community involvement. AthletesCAN administers the bursary program on behalf of IG Wealth Management.

The 2019 bursaries announcement represents the 20th anniversary of the partnership. Since its inception in 2000, the IG Wealth Management Amateur Athletes Fund has provided $2 million to assist Canadian amateur athletes.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients who will continue to leave their mark on the Canadian sport landscape and inspire the next generation of champions across the country.

2019 IG Wealth Management Amateur Athletes Fund Bursary Recipients

Ellie Black (Halifax, NS) – Artistic Gymnastics
Laurie Blouin (Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury, QC) – Snowboard (Slopestyle / Big Air)
Ivanie Blondin (Ottawa, ON) – Speed Skating
Joanna Brown (Carp, ON) – Triathlon
Jaimee Bull (North Bay, ON) – Water Ski
Sophie Crane (North York, ON) – Rhythmic Gymnastics
Haley Daniels (Calgary, AB) – Canoe Slalom
Annie Foreman-Mackey (Kingston, ON) – Cycling (Track)
Korey Jarvis (Elliot Lake, ON) – Wrestling
Mollie Jepsen (West Vancouver, BC) – Para-alpine
Alison Levine (Côte Saint Luc, QC) – Boccia
Elisabeth Maier (Calgary, AB) – Skeleton
Valérie Maltais (La Baie, QC) – Speed Skating
Marie-Claude Molnar (Longueuil, QC) – Para-cycling
Christabel Nettey (Surrey, British Columbia) – Athletics (Long-Jump)
Melissa Pagnotta (Toronto, ON) – Taekwondo
Sam Schachter (Richmond Hill, ON) – Beach Volleyball
Tristan Smyth (Maple Ridge, BC) – Para-athletics (Wheelchair Racing)
Andrew Todd (Dartmouth, NS) – Para-rowing
Mike Whitehead (Windsor, ON) – Wheelchair Rugby

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Georgina Truman
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