Over the last 70 years, RBC has championed the growth of the Olympic Movement in Canada, by supporting grassroots initiatives that give youth access to sport and by providing the country’s top athletes with the added help they need to reach the Olympic podium.

Canada’s largest financial institution has become a leader in developing the next generation of Olympians, most notably with the launch of RBC Training Ground, an RBC-led program that will travel to communities to uncover some of the country’s most promising young athletes and put them on their path to the Olympic Games. RBC is working in partnership with the COC, the Canadian Olympic Foundation, national sport federations, the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network and CBC Sports. In its inaugural year, 25 young athletes, out of the 400 who took part in four regional qualifying events across the country, were selected to enter national development programs and received RBC funding to train and compete