2017 Bell Athletes Connect Program: List of Eligible Athletes

Bell Canada "Connect" Program - 2017  -  Updated March 6, 2017

Bell Canada changed their eligibility criteria for the Bell Connect program in 2016.  Under the new parameters for this program, eligible sports and disciplines are defined as follows:

  • Must be part of the sport program for any of the following events:
    • Olympic Games
    • Paralympic Games
    • Olympic Winter Games
    • Paralympic Winter Games
    • Pan Am Games
    • Para Pan Am Games
  • Archery Canada specific eligible categories are
    • Sport Canada Carded athletes
    • Senior Gold and Red Squad (recurve and/or para) athletes in 2016
    • Member of the 2016 Olympic/Paralympic Games team

Eligible athletes can apply on line http://www.bell.ca/Bell-Athletes-Connect-Program  They will be provided with a plan that includes:

  • Phone
    • First year in the program, a Samsung S6 phone
  • Voice
    • Unlimited National Wide minutes
    • 1000 US Roaming minutes (Outgoing/Incoming)
    • US Long distance rate ($0.50/min)
  • Data
    • 3GB of non-sharable Canada-Wide data
    • 1 GB of non-sharable US Roaming data
    • Additional data rate:  $15/GB Canadian data (Data service pass for additional US data roaming)
  • Text
    • Unlimited nationwide text, pic and video messaging
    • 1000 non-sharable outgoing US roaming text messages
    • Unlimited non-sharable incoming US roaming text messages

The following Canadian athletes are eligible for this program in 2017:

  • Denys, Alec, Douro-Dummer, ON
  • Duenas, Crispin, Toronto, ON
  • Evans, Kevin, Jaffray, BC
  • Hudson, Bob, Leoville, SK
  • Maxwell, Brian, Vancouver, BC
  • Nguyen, Hamilton, Toronto, ON
  • Serdynski, Adam, Toronto, ON
  • Sorley, Conner, Saskatoon, SK
  • Thiffeault Picard, Georcy, Montreal, QC
  • Tremblay, Kyle, Deep River, ON
  • Van Nest, Karen, South Bruce Peninsula, ON
  • Xuereb, Brandon, Toronto, ON