The following is from the blog of GM Kevin Spraggett and is reposted by permission. Apparently the Canadian Chess Federation is changing its mission away from serving adult players, the same as the USCF and the Marshall Chess Club are. The yellow highlights were added by me, all else is from GM Spraggett:
CFC KILLS CHESS TRADITION
For my readers (Canadian and international) who were wondering about the 2015 edition of Canada’s most PRESTIGIOUS tournament, I have sad news. Not only has the 2015 Canadian Open been cancelled, but it is unlikely to be resurrected in coming years. The present mind-set of the CFC executive is to concentrate on junior chess and slowly (quickly!) phase out adult chess.
CFC president Vladimir Drkulec