COS History
1966- 1967

1966 - 1967

Canadian Championships
      Senior Women: 1st Valerie Jones; 3rd Roberta   Laurent
      Senior Men: 1st Donald Knight; 2nd Jay Humphry; 3rd Charles Snelling
      Senior Dance: 2nd Judy Henderson and John Bailey; 3rd Maureen Peever and            Wayne Palmer; 3rd Anna Porter and Richard Stevens
      Senior Pair: 2nd Alexis and Chris Shields
      Junior Pair: 1st Mary Oke and Victor Irving;
           Maureen Walker and Dick Shedlowski
      Junior Women: 2nd Diana Williams
      Junior Men: 1st Robert Emerson; 3rd John McWilliams
      Junior Dance: 1st Donna Taylor and Bruce Lennie;2nd Mary Church and
           Tom  Falls
      Novice Men: 2nd Kenneth Polk
      Novice Women: 3rd Diana Hall
      Novice Pair: 1st Sandra and Val Bezic; 2nd Anne O’Neil and Fred Peddie
      Novice Dance: 2nd Beth Ann Ralbosky and Rick Dowding

Cathy Lee Irwin, David McGillivray and Doug Leigh represent COS at the inaugural Canadian Winter Games, each winning gold.

The COS executive decided to tour all of the Section’s 54 clubs in order to ensure that they are being run properly.

Dr. Sidney Soanes retires from the COS Executive. He was the last remaining charter member of the board.

Canadian and North American Champion Donald Knight represents COS at the 1967 World Championships in Vienna.

Videotape is used for the first time in COS as Sheldon
Galbraith taped TCS skaters to act as a visual aid for ice dancers.

The Chinguacousy Figure Skating Club begins operation.
COS considers running only centralized test days due to the availability of judges.

COS unveils centralized test days during the winter season.

COS holds Regional training Clinics in preparation for the debut of National Skating Tests.

The Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club announces that its summer skating school will not operate.

The 1967 Canadian Championships are held at the University of Toronto’s Varsity Arena.

The Oshawa Skating Club moves into its new home – the Civic Auditorium.

In the World …

The Toronto Maple Leafs capture their fourth Stanley Cup of the decade winning the final Cup prior to the NHL expanding to 12 teams in June, 1966.

The Cultural Revolution begins in China.

Willie Mays moves into second place on the all-time list with his 645 HR on August 17, 1966.

Roland Michener is sworn is as Canada’s Governor-General on April 19, 1967.

July 1, 1967:  Happy Centennial Canada!

Trudeaumania sweeps Canada.


Sheldon Galbraith
Captain Video—Sheldon Galbraith





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