• Talent added to 52° North Music + Cultural Festival

    Talent added to 52° North Music + Cultural Festival

    Wednesday, 16th January 2019

    (Red Deer, Alberta) - The 2019 Canada Winter Games is proud to announce the complete mainstage artist line-up for the 52° North Music + Cultural Festival. Presented by ATB and ATCO, the 52° North Music + Cultural Festival features Juno and Canadian Country Music Association award winners and is the first multi-cultural event to... Read More

  • 2019 Canada Winter Games Announce Red Deer Torchbearers

    2019 Canada Winter Games Announce Red Deer Torchbearers

    Tuesday, 15th January 2019

    Sixteen inspiring Albertans were named today as torchbearers in the Red Deer leg of the national MNP Canada Games Torch Relay. During a press conference this morning, the 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society unveiled the first round of Red Deer torchbearer names.

    “Congratulations to these outstanding leaders in sport, youth and... Read More

  • 2019 Canada Winter Games Declared a True Sport Event

    2019 Canada Winter Games Declared a True Sport Event

    Tuesday, 8th January 2019

    (Red Deer, Alberta) - In recognition of the belief that good sport can make a great difference, the 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society has declared the 2019 Canada Winter Games a True Sport event. This means that the values of fairness, excellence, inclusion and fun are at the heart of the Canada Games. Athletes, coaches, officials... Read More

  • 2019 Canada Games Holiday Store Opens at Bower Place

    2019 Canada Games Holiday Store Opens at Bower Place

    Friday, 23rd November 2018

    The 2019 Canada Winter Game Holiday Store is now open. Located in the Great Indoors Market in Bower Place, the 2019 Games Holiday Store is open from now until December 24, 2018.  

    The Holiday Store features clothing items for men, women and youth, pins, collectibles, and Waskasoo plush toys. The Holiday Store follows the regular... Read More

  • 2019 Canada Winter Games launch Games Gear Friday contest

    2019 Canada Winter Games launch Games Gear Friday contest

    Thursday, 22nd November 2018

    The 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society has launched Games Gear Friday, a contest encouraging citizens and businesses across central Alberta to show their Games spirit by wearing official 2019 Canada Winter Games merchandise every Friday from November 23 until February 15, 2019.   

    “We hope to see central Alberta... Read More

  • 2019 Canada Winter Games announce Community Spirit Program

    2019 Canada Winter Games announce Community Spirit Program

    Thursday, 22nd November 2018

    (Red Deer, Alberta) - With less than three months to go until Red Deer and central Alberta welcome the nation, the 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society have launched their Community Spirit Program starting with local business owners.

    “Through the Community Spirit Program, local businesses have the opportunity to spread the spirit of the... Read More

  • Canyon Ski Resort Upgrades Complete for 2019 Games

    Canyon Ski Resort Upgrades Complete for 2019 Games

    Thursday, 15th November 2018

    Today, the 2019 Canada Games Host Society announced an exciting milestone - the completion of the Canyon Ski Resort upgrades in preparation for the 2019 Canada Winter Games.

    “An important component of hosting the 2019 Canada Winter Games is the legacies that remain for the greater community,” said Lyn Radford, Board Chair of... Read More

  • 2019 Games Unveil Legacy Art Project

    2019 Games Unveil Legacy Art Project

    Friday, 9th November 2018

    (Red Deer, Alberta) - The 2019 Canada Winter Games are proud to announce Red Deer’s latest public art piece, Unity Through Sport - 2019. Created by Voyager Art & Tile Inc., the piece is featured on the south side of the revitalized Central Elementary School.

    “Unity Through Sport - 2019 is a legacy art project that... Read More

  • Eleven More Sponsors Announced as 2019 Games Mark 100 Days Out

    Eleven More Sponsors Announced as 2019 Games Mark 100 Days Out

    Wednesday, 7th November 2018

    (Red Deer, Alberta) - With 100 days until the Opening Ceremony of the 2019 Canada Winter Games, 11 sponsors were announced as the latest supporters of the 2019 Games.

    “We are thrilled to welcome these latest sponsors to our growing sponsor roster as we mark 100 days until the 2019 Games,” said Lyn Radford, Board Chair of the 2019 Canada... Read More

  • 100 Days Until the 2019 Games

    100 Days Until the 2019 Games

    Wednesday, 7th November 2018

    (Red Deer, Alberta) - In 100 days, the largest multi-sport and cultural event in the nation begins in Red Deer. From February 15 until March 3, 2019, the 2019 Canada Winter Games welcomes up to 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches and more than 100,000 spectators to Red Deer and central Alberta.

    “In 100 days, Red Deer and... Read More

  • Lancement d’une ressource pédagogique  par les Jeux d’hiver du Canada 2019

    2019 Canada Winter Games Launch Teaching Resource

    Tuesday, 6th November 2018

    (Red Deer, Alberta) - Today, the 2019 Canada Winter Games launched the Canada Games Catch the Spirit Program, a free, national teaching resource for educators. Catch the Spirit engages students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 using five overarching themes: Unifying Canada; Healthy Living and Sport; Official Languages; Arts and Culture; and Goals... Read More

  • Free Pancake Breakfast on November 10

    Free Pancake Breakfast on November 10

    Tuesday, 6th November 2018

    (Red Deer, Alberta) - Join the 2019 Canada Winter Games and Bronze Sponsor Kipp Scott GMC Cadillac Buick on Saturday, November 10, from 8 until 10 a.m. for a free pancake breakfast at Kipp Scott GMC Cadillac Buick located at 6841 50 Avenue, Red Deer.

    “In celebration of just over three months until the 2019 Games, we are... Read More

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