• 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

  • Volunteer Centre Open House on November 3

    Volunteer Centre Open House on November 3

    Wednesday, 31st October 2018

    (Red Deer, Alberta) - To mark the relocation of the 2019 Canada Winter Games Volunteer Centre, the 2019 Games is hosting an open house on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 12 until 4 p.m in the previous Sears location at Bower Place (4900 Molly Banister Drive, Red Deer).

    “We invite all prospective and current volunteers to join us at our... Read More

  • First-Ever National MNP Canada Games Torch Relay Kicks Off

    First-Ever National MNP Canada Games Torch Relay Kicks Off

    Thursday, 4th October 2018

    (Ottawa, Ontario) - Today, the first-ever national MNP Canada Games Torch Relay kicked off on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, and the Canada Games flag was raised across the country in past Host Communities. As part of Canada Games tradition, the Canada Games Roly McLenahan Torch was lit from the Centennial Flame with guest of honour... Read More

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