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List of independent wrestling promotions in Canada

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This is a list of independent wrestling promotions in Canada, sorted by regional area, and lists both active and defunct "indy promotions."

Alberta

Name Location Owner(s) Years active Notes
Hart Legacy Wrestling Calgary John Oniston 2013
Prairie Wrestling Alliance Edmonton Don Ferguson (2001–2011)
Kurt Sorochan
2001–present
Real Canadian Wrestling Edmonton Steven Ewaschuk 2003–present
Stampede Wrestling Calgary Stu Hart (1948–1984)
Vince McMahon (1984–1985)
Bruce Hart (1985–1989, 1999–2005)
Ross Hart (1999–2005)
Bill Bell (2005–2008)
1948–1989
1999–2008

British Columbia

K.C. Andrews with the Big West Wrestling Television championship belt
Name Location Owner(s) Years active Notes
All-Star Wrestling Vancouver Cliff Parker (1949–1968)
Rod Fenton (1950–1968)
Sandor Kovac (1968–1977)
Gene Kiniski (1968–1983)
Al Tomko (1977–1989)
1962–1989
All-Star Wrestling Vancouver Mark Vellios 2007–present Continuation of NWA: All-Star Wrestling.[1]
Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling Vancouver Dave Republic (1996–2010)
Michael Sweetser (2010–2012)
ECCW Entertainment, LTD (2010–)
1996–present Formerly Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling.

Manitoba

Name Location Owner(s) Years active Notes
International Wrestling Alliance Winnipeg Joan McGuire
Tony Condello
1974–2000 Originally known as the West Four Wrestling Alliance from 1974 to 1994.

New Brunswick

Name Location Owner(s) Years active Notes
Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling Shediac Emile Duprée (1977–1986, 2001– Present)
Paul Peller (1986–1992)
Mike Zinck (2001)
1977–1992
2001–present

Ontario

Cody Deaner posing with the Classic Championship Wrestling Heavyweight belt
Josh Alexander with Zero Gravity belt and the Alpha-1 Alpha Male championship belt
Cherry Bomb holding up the Tri-City Wrestling's Women's title
Name Location Owner(s) Years active Notes
Border City Wrestling Windsor Scott D'Amore 1993–present
BSE Pro Toronto Dave Blezzard 2005–2010 Merged with Border City Wrestling to form Maximum Pro Wrestling in 2010.
Great Canadian Wrestling Oshawa David Lorne 2005–present
Maple Leaf Wrestling Toronto Jack Corcoran (1930–1939)
John Tunney (1939)
Frank Tunney (1939–1983)
Jack Tunney (1983–1986)
Eddie Tunney (1983–1986)
1930–1986
Maximum Pro Wrestling Toronto
Windsor
Scott D'Amore
Arda Ocal
Jason Brown
Jeffrey Scott
James Trepanier
Dave Blezard
2010–2012

Quebec

Name Location Owner(s) Years active Notes
International Wrestling Syndicate Montreal Manny Eleftheriou 1998–2010
2014–present
Lutte Internationale Montreal Andre the Giant (1980–1984)
Gino Brito (1980–1987)
Frank Valois (1980–1987)
1980–1987
nCw Femmes Fatales Montreal François Poirier
Phil Bélanger
2009–present
Northern Championship Wrestling Montreal François Poirier
Phil Bélanger
1986–present

Saskatchewan

Name Location Owner(s) Years active Notes
High Impact Wrestling Canada Regina Charles Pichette (1996–2012)
Mike Roberts (2012–)
1998–present

See also

References

  1. ^ Wilson, Daniel (2012). "B.C.'s All-Star Wrestling reaches into the past". slam.canoe.ca. Retrieved 21 April 2012. Mark Vellios

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