2019 Canada Winter Games

MNP Senior VP Marketing Randy Mowat and 2019 Canada Winter Games Board Chair Lyn Radford unveil the 20 major stops for the upcoming national torch relay.
MNP Senior VP Marketing Randy Mowat and 2019 Canada Winter Games Board Chair Lyn Radford unveil the 20 major stops for the upcoming national torch relay. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

2019 Canada Winter Games torch relay to be largest ever

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
March 27, 2018 - 3:09pm Updated: March 27, 2018 - 4:18pm

The torch relay for the 2019 Canada Winter Games will be the largest in Games history.

The 40-stop tour sponsored by new national partner MNP was announced Tuesday at the Enmax Centrium.

Canada's Commissioner of Official Languages, Raymond Theberge stopped in Red Deer recently to meet with 2019 Canada Winter Games officials to help ensure the event will reflect the country's linguistic duality.
Canada's Commissioner of Official Languages, Raymond Theberge stopped in Red Deer recently to meet with 2019 Canada Winter Games officials to help ensure the event will reflect the country's linguistic duality. Sheldon Spackman

Ensuring linguistic duality at the 2019 Canada Winter Games

By Sheldon Spackman
March 26, 2018 - 9:58am

Canada’s Commissioner of Official Languages stopped in Red Deer last week to help ensure the 2019 Canada Winter Games are still on track for being a fully bilingual event.

Raymond Theberge says it’s important the event reflects the country’s linguistic duality.

(L-R) Lyn Radford, 2019 Games Board Chair, David Patterson, Canada Games President/CEO, Cari MacLean, 2019 Games Honourary Co-chair, Serge Gingras, 2019 Games Languages Committee Co-chair, Tara Veer, Mayor of Red Deer, and Ricardo Miranda, Minister of Culture and Tourism
(L-R) Lyn Radford, 2019 Games Board Chair, David Patterson, Canada Games President/CEO, Cari MacLean, 2019 Games Honourary Co-chair, Serge Gingras, 2019 Games Languages Committee Co-chair, Tara Veer, Mayor of Red Deer, and Ricardo Miranda, Minister of Culture and Tourism rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

2019 Canada Winter Games just one year away

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
February 15, 2018 - 4:25pm Updated: February 18, 2018 - 8:28pm

One year from today, Red Deer will welcome more than 20,000 athletes, coaches and visitors from across the nation for the 2019 Canada Winter Games.

The milestone was celebrated during an event at Great Chief Park Thursday afternoon.

The new Setters Place at Great Chief Park in Red Deer officially opened to the public with grand opening celebrations on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Activities included skating, broomball, snow shoeing, crafts, games, live entertainment and free food.
The new Setters Place at Great Chief Park in Red Deer officially opened to the public with grand opening celebrations on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Activities included skating, broomball, snow shoeing, crafts, games, live entertainment and free food. Sheldon Spackman

Setters Place at Great Chief Park celebrates grand opening

By Sheldon Spackman
January 20, 2018 - 3:27pm Updated: February 18, 2018 - 8:33pm

Saturday marked the official opening of Setters Place at Great Chief Park in Red Deer.

It was the City’s latest ribbon cutting of a major recreational facility upgrade in the community in the past two weeks, with the Servus Arena opening its doors to the public just last Saturday.

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