MAPEI Canada carries the proud legacy of the MAPEI Group globally, in supporting local sport and culture through the organizations below.

Andretti Global

Marco Andretti, a seasoned driver and member of the iconic Andretti racing dynasty and grandson of Mario Andretti, commands the No. 98 MAPEI / CURB Honda for Andretti Global at the NTT IndyCar Series in 2024 and 2025, including the Indianapolis 500. Simultaneously, Kyle Kirkwood, a rising star in the racing world, showcases MAPEI’s colors on the No. 27 AutoNation Honda throughout the 2024 season. In total, the legendary Andretti team has won the Indianapolis 500 six times, in 1995, 2005, 2007, 2014, 2016, 2017, the CART championship in 1995 and the IndyCar Series championship four times (2004, 2005, 2007, 2012).


Kitchener Rangers

The Rangers have represented the three cities of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge in southern Ontario since 1963. The not-for-profit organization is the property of its season ticket holders, who attend Rangers home games at the nearly 8,000-capacity Auditorium, owned by the city of Kitchener, and known locally as “The Aud.” In its storied 62-year history, the organization has been a beacon of excellence, winning four Ontario Hockey League (OHL) titles and two Memorial Cup Championships (2003 and 1982). In addition, five of their alumni have gone on to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame: Scott Stevens, Bill Barber, Paul Coffey, Larry Robinson and Al MacInnis.

Gatineau Olympiques

Since 1973, the Gatineau Olympiques have played in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), whose mission is to develop hockey by supporting its elite male players between the ages of 16 and 21, both academically and athletically within a safe and enriching environment to prepare them for their adult life. With its storied history, including a Memorial Cup win in 2008, the Olympiques have cultivated notable National Hockey League (NHL) players such as José Théodore, Luc Robitaille, Claude Giroux, Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Paul Byron.

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Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)

From 1993 to 2002, MAPEI was sponsoring a professional cycling team which reached the top of all international rankings and maintained this position for many years, tallying over 650 wins, including four Road World Race Championships and four individual World Championships. Since 2008, MAPEI has been a Main Sponsor of the UCI Road World Championships, a flagship event on the international cycling calendar broadcasted by major TV stations all around the world. The 2026 UCI Road World Championships will be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Cycling Canada

Founded in 1882, with headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Cycling Canada is one of Canada’s oldest National Sport Organizations. Its one simple purpose: to inspire Canadians to cycle. The Canadian Cycling Association (branded as Cycling Canada) has received a Certificate of Continuance from Industry Canada and is in compliance with the new Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act. Cycling Canada also manages the Canadian National Cycling Team, comprised of athletes from all disciplines that represent Canada at international competitions, World Championships and Major Games.

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Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF)

The ICFF based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, was established in 2012 as a non-profit festival. Today, the ICFF has grown into a nine-day annual celebration of cinematic excellence, becoming the largest Italian film festival outside of Italy. The Festival presents numerous films and special events featuring the incredible work of Italian-Canadians, as well as collaborations between the two great nations, and international films with Italian content; continually striving to bridge the path between Europe and North America.

Kelowna Rockets

The Rockets have represented Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, since 1995. The team competes in the Western Hockey League (WHL), which enables top young prospects in Western Canada and the U.S. the opportunity to reach their full potential both on and off the ice. The league provides an ideal environment for players to develop hockey skills while not compromising their academic goals. The Rockets have 17 banners hanging in their home arena, Prospera Place, including a Memorial Cup win in 2004 and four WHL championships. The family-run team has developed some notable stars in the National Hockey League (NHL) in recent years, including Jamie Benn, Leon Draisaitl, Sheldon Souray, Kyle McLaren, and Shea Weber.


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