Badminton Canada

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Badminton Canada
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TypeNational Sport Association
Anil Kaul [1]
Affiliations BPA, BWF

Badminton Canada is the national governing body for the sport of badminton in Canada. The association is composed of 13 member associations representing all of the provinces and territories of Canada. [2]



The association was founded as Canadian Badminton Association in 1921 by representatives from badminton clubs across Canada. [3] The next year, the first ever national championships was held in Montreal. [4] It changed its name to Badminton Canada in 1989. [5]


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