1948 – 2017
Bruce was a lifelong athlete with a
deep passion and dedication to the Commonwealth sport movement and
the Commonwealth Games. His commitment was demonstrated by his
involvement in revenue generation and financial legacies for five
Commonwealth Games between 1998 and 2014, and his role as
Commonwealth Games – Director, Marketing from 2014 to 2016.
Bruce was an ardent supporter of the
power of Commonwealth sport to empower Canadian youth. Partnered
strongly with sport, Bruce believed in higher education to develop
the life long skills of young Canadian athletes to compete in
Not all athletes will be gold medal
winners, but to help build Canada’s next generation on and off the
field of play, your donation to the Bruce Wilkie Next Generation
Athletic Award will ensure Bruce’s legacy of supporting Commonwealth
sport lives on.
WHERE YOUR DONATION GOES
Like many of Canada’s Commonwealth
athletes, Bruce stared down and overcame great adversity. Your
donation will help ‘NextGen’ Canadian student runners with bursaries
of $2,500 to assist them achieve a higher sport level, compete at
the next Commonwealth Games and make all Canadians proud of the next
generation of athletes and citizens.
Commonwealth Sport Has The Power To Transform Lives!