Saturday, 2nd March 2019
Two weeks of sport excellence and cultural celebrations wrap up tonight with the Closing Ceremony of the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta. Since February 15, over 3,600 participants, 5,000 volunteers and 20,000 visitors enjoyed 19 sports and 10 nights of cultural entertainment as part of Canada’s largest multi-sport and cultural...Read More
Friday, 1st March 2019
(Red Deer, Alberta) - The Nossack Community Stage of the 52° North Music + Cultural Festival is moving inside the Canada House at Gary W. Harris Celebration Plaza for Friday, March 1, 2019, starting at 4 p.m.
In addition to the Nossack Community Stage line-up, the Canada House features a number of activities to kick off...Read More
Saturday, 16th February 2019
(Red Deer, Alberta) - The 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society is pleased to announce the public launch of the Mitts for Many Program, in support of The Mustard Seed. A social legacy of the 2019 Games, Mitts for Many encourages all 2019 Games’ participants and spectators to donate a new or gently used pair of mittens in a donation bin located...Read More
Friday, 15th February 2019
The 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society is ready to host the nation for the largest multi-sport and cultural event for youth in Canada. Featuring over 150 events in 19 sports and a major arts and cultural festival, the 2019 Canada Winter Games welcomes up to 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches from today until March 3 for the 27th...Read More
Wednesday, 13th February 2019
The final capital project of the 2019 Canada Winter Games, the Gary W. Harris Celebration Plaza, officially opened today. Also during today’s opening of the Plaza, local philanthropists Jack and Joan Donald were announced as the donors of the 2019 Canada Winter Games legacy art project, Unity Through Sport - 2019, which is featured at...Read More
Tuesday, 12th February 2019
(Red Deer, Alberta) - Announced today, the 2019 Canada Winter Games and Patrick Roberge Productions unveiled the line-up for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2019 Games. Featuring musical stars, athletes, performers, dignitaries and a national television audience coming together, the Opening and Closing Ceremonies celebrate...Read More
Friday, 8th February 2019
(Red Deer, Alberta) - The 2019 Canada Winter Games, along with TSN, RDS and SportsCanada.TV, have announced the official national broadcast and webcast schedules for the 2019 Games.
TSN’s comprehensive schedule includes 40 hours of English coverage while RDS features 40 hours of French coverage. All broadcast footage is available for...Read More
Friday, 1st February 2019
(Red Deer, Alberta) - With the addition of nine new sponsors, a successful volunteer program and strong contingencies in place, the 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society announced earlier today that it is ready to host the 2019 Games.
“We are thrilled to announce that thanks to the ongoing, generous support of our Funding Parties,...Read More
Tuesday, 22nd January 2019
Earlier today, Athletes Jennifer Heil, Cindy Klassen and Bruny Surin, along with Builder Clare Drake and Distinguished Alumna Dr. Elizabeth Cannon were announced as the Canada Games Hall of Honour Class of 2019.
“The Canada Games Hall of Honor recognizes, honours and celebrates exceptional Canada Games alumni and individuals who have,...Read More
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
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
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