Squash Canada

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Squash Canada
Logo Squash Canada.jpg
Sport Squash
Founded1915
Regional affiliation Federation of Panamerica
Location Ottawa, Ontario
PresidentSteve Wren
Official website
www.squash.ca
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Squash Canada is the national sport association responsible for the development of athletes, coaches and officials in Canada. Founded in 1915, Squash Canada sets the Canadian standards for Squash and works with partners to promote the growth and development of the sport across the country. [1]

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Organization

Squash Canada (108075714rr0001) was registered with Canadian Revenue Agency as a Canadian amateur athletic association (RCAAA); therefore, they can issue official donation receipts and are eligible to receive gifts from registered charities since 1983-01-01. [2]

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