Torchbearer and former Alberta premier Peter Lougheed crosses into British Columbia from Alberta with the Vancouver 2010 Olympic flame


RBC has been involved with the Canadian Olympic Movement since 1947 and is proud to be the longest-standing corporate supporter of Canada’s Olympic Team.

RBC was a National Partner of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, a presenting partner of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relays, and is committed to supporting the Canadian Olympic Team through the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

Supporting amateur sport in Canada from playground to podium, RBC helps in the development of athletes who compete at home and abroad. RBC has become a leader in developing the next generation of Olympians through RBC Training Ground, launched in 2016 in cooperation with the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Olympic Foundation. Athletes between the ages of 14 and 25 are tested in speed, strength, power and endurance by National Sport Organizations and the Canadian Olympic Paralympic Sports Institute Network to help partnering sports uncover athletes with Olympic potential.

In addition, RBC provides elite-level amateur athletes with flexible career experiences to complement their training regimes through the RBC Olympians program.