2019 Canada Winter Games

A new Volunteer Centre for the 2019 Canada Winter Games has moved to the former Sears location at Bower Place in Red Deer. It was previously located at the Ing & McKee Insurance office on nearby Bremner Avenue for the past six months.
A new Volunteer Centre for the 2019 Canada Winter Games has moved to the former Sears location at Bower Place in Red Deer. It was previously located at the Ing & McKee Insurance office on nearby Bremner Avenue for the past six months. Sheldon Spackman

2019 Canada Winter Games Volunteer Centre moves to Bower Place

By Sheldon Spackman and Troy Gillard
October 26, 2018 - 3:36pm Updated: October 31, 2018 - 10:06am

A new Volunteer Centre for the 2019 Canada Winter Games is now up and running in the former Sears location at Bower Place.

2019 Canada Games and Red Deer social agencies working hand in hand

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
October 19, 2018 - 9:31am Updated: October 19, 2018 - 11:43am

There’s no disputing that Red Deer, a city of 100,000 with so much going for it, is facing a number of difficult challenges.

No other community in Alberta has a higher rate of deaths from opioid overdoses, and homelessness continues to be something the city grapples with.

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National Torch Relay for 2019 Games launches Thursday in Ottawa

By rdnewsNOW staff
October 3, 2018 - 2:21pm Updated: October 4, 2018 - 11:08am

The 2019 Canada Winter Games is celebrating the launch of the first ever national MNP Canada Games Torch Relay.

The 48-stop torch relay travels across Canada, beginning with the lighting of the Roly McLenahan Canada Games Torch in Ottawa on Parliament Hill on Thursday, October 4.

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Auditions held at RDC for Winter Games opening ceremony

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
September 29, 2018 - 3:50pm Updated: October 1, 2018 - 8:48am

In less than 140 days, the Opening Ceremony of the 2019 Canada Winter Games will welcome more than 3000 athletes and their coaches from across the country at the Enmax Centrium.

On Saturday dancers auditioned at Red Deer College to be a part of the show.

Six new sponsors were announced Tuesday night for the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer. The announcements were made from the former Sears location at Bower Place which will now serve as the Games new Volunteer Distribution Centre.
Six new sponsors were announced Tuesday night for the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer. The announcements were made from the former Sears location at Bower Place which will now serve as the Games new Volunteer Distribution Centre. Sheldon Spackman

Six new sponsors announced for 2019 Canada Winter Games

By Sheldon Spackman
September 25, 2018 - 8:05pm Updated: September 25, 2018 - 9:26pm

The latest round of sponsors supporting the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer has been unveiled.

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