Interview with Greg Mathieu

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Title

Interview with Greg Mathieu

Description

Greg Mathieu has spent his life as a sport administrator, and was involved in the Canada Games from 2007-2019. Greg was the CEO of Cycling Canada at this time, while also a member of the Canada Games Council. In this interview he shares his experiences with the Canada Games, including how he chaired the CGC Sport Committee, navigated government relations, conducted site reviews, and passed on knowledge to new host societies.

Subject

Government Relations
Women & Gender Equity
Inclusivity in Sport
Health & Healthcare
Unity Through Sport
Organizing the Canada Games
Industry / post-industrialization
Built Legacy
Bidding
Friendships at the Canada Games
(Dis)ability

Date

2020-09-02

Format

video

Identifier

CGOH-008

Interviewer

Vlossak, Elizabeth
Linzel, Jessica

Interviewee

Mathieu, Greg

Location

Recorded over Microsoft Teams in St. Catharines (Ontario, Canada) , Grimsby (Ontario, Canada) and Ottawa (Ontario, Canada).

Language

English

Temporal Coverage

2007-2019

Spatial Coverage

Canada -- Yukon -- Whitehorse
Canada - British Columbia -- Prince George
Canada -- Alberta -- Red Deer
Canada -- Manitoba -- Winnipeg
Canada -- Ontario -- Niagara

Rights

Permission from the SOHA is required for publication or reproduction.

Conversion

This oral history interview was conducted digitally via Microsoft Teams. The video was edited in Adobe Premiere Pro, at which point an introduction sequence and question slides were added, and the interviewer's video and audio removed.00

Duration

00:59:45

Interview Keyword

Olympic(s)
Capacity
Sport Committee
Own the Podium
Meaningful Competition
Sport Selection
Chef de Mission
Compromise
Site Review
Transfer of Knowledge
Jurisdiction(s)
Organizing
Athletes


Citation

“Interview with Greg Mathieu,” Sport Oral History Archive, accessed May 28, 2022, https://sportoralhistory.ca/items/show/51.