2019 Canada Winter Games

Winter Games legacy celebrated one year later

Winter Games legacy celebrated one year later

Games brought community together like never before, says mayor

 

Athletes paraded into the Centrium for the closing ceremonies of the 2019 Canada Winter Games on Saturday. (File photo by Advocate Staff)                                Athletes paraded into the Centrium for the closing ceremonies of the 2019 Canada Winter Games. (File photo by Advocate Staff)

2019 Canada Winter Games is a finalists for sport tourism awards

2020 Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance PRESTIGE Awards to be held March 25

 

Catriona Le May Doan of the Canada Games Council, with Scott Robinson, president of the 2019 Canada Winter Games, and Lyn Radford, chair of the 2019 Games board. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/ADVOCATE staff).

WATCH: 2019 Canada Winter Games will leave a lasting legacy, say organizers

It leaves Red Deer with the infrastructure and confidence to host future such events

 

Everybody loves a sale, judging by the long line-up that formed at the former Sears, where left-over merchandise from the 2019 Canada Winter Games was put on sale Tuesday. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN).

PHOTO: Everybody Loves a Sale

Dozens of people wanted a chance to scoop up some discounted Canada Winter Games merchandise

Everybody loves a sale, judging by the long line-up that formed at the former Sears, where left-over merchandise from the 2019 Canada Winter Games was put on sale Tuesday. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN).
Everything from coffee makers to coats in latest Canada Games sale

Everything from coffee makers to coats in latest Canada Games sale

Sale runs 1 to 7 p.m. at Games office at Bower Place mall

Everything from coffee makers to coats in latest Canada Games sale
Photo by Andre Harms/2019 Canada Winter Games

Red Deer deserves gold medal for Canada Games

Online readers vote on the city’s hosting ability

Photo by Andre Harms/2019 Canada Winter Games
Team Alberta ski cross women pick up two medals

Team Alberta ski cross women pick up two medals

Two Canmore won silver and bronze for Team Alberta

Team Alberta ski cross women pick up two medals
Team Ontario men’s curling team ended up with the silver medal after a tense game with Team B.C., which won the gold at the Canda Winter Games in Red Deer. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Team Ontario men’s curling team ended up with the silver medal after a tense game with Team B.C., which won the gold at the Canda Winter Games in Red Deer. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Team Alberta’s judo competitors set records

Team Alberta’s judo competitors set records

Women win first Canada Games team gold outside of Quebec or Ontario

Team Alberta’s judo competitors set records
Canada Winter Games to finish in style

Canada Winter Games to finish in style

Closing Ceremonies starts at 6:30 p.m. at Enmax Centrium Saturday

Canada Winter Games to finish in style
B.C. para-nordic men sweep podium for third time

B.C. para-nordic men sweep podium for third time

B.C. skiers have remarkable week at River Bend Recreation Area

B.C. para-nordic men sweep podium for third time
Quebec’s Victor Gougeon-Gaze (in white) took down Alberta’s Nicholas Gagnon during the gold medal -73 kg judo competition Wednesday at Westerner Park during the 2019 Canada Winter Games. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Five more medals for Alberta’s judo team at the 2019 Canada Winter Games

A gold, silver and three bronzes were won at Westerner Park

Quebec’s Victor Gougeon-Gaze (in white) took down Alberta’s Nicholas Gagnon during the gold medal -73 kg judo competition Wednesday at Westerner Park during the 2019 Canada Winter Games. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Trooper’s lead singer, Ra McGuire, leans against long-time bandmate Brian Smith. (Advocate file photo.)

Trooper, Kim Mitchell will rock the 2019 Canada Winter Games with a free concert on Thursday

The show will go on in large heated tent off Celebration Plaza in downtown Red Deer

Trooper’s lead singer, Ra McGuire, leans against long-time bandmate Brian Smith. (Advocate file photo.)
A near wipe-out or just a cool move? Snowboard giant slalom competitors often pushed the envelope while racing at Canyon Ski Resort on Tuesday during the 2019 Canada Winter Games. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

A days of highs and lows in snowboard giant slalom at 2019 Canada Winter Games

Team Alberta is shut out, an Ontario snowboarder is injured, but Team Quebec wins two gold medals

A near wipe-out or just a cool move? Snowboard giant slalom competitors often pushed the envelope while racing at Canyon Ski Resort on Tuesday during the 2019 Canada Winter Games. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Photo from Facebook                                Bif Naked performs Feb. 27 at the 52° North Music and Cultural Festival.
Photo from Facebook                                Bif Naked performs Feb. 27 at the 52° North Music and Cultural Festival.
Snowboard cross competitors take the final jump during the quarterfinals at Canyon Ski Resort during the 2019 Canada Winter Games. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Alberta earns a bronze medal for snowboardcross, while Quebec basks in two golds

Rori Wulff, of Canmore, was thrilled to place third in the women’s event

Snowboard cross competitors take the final jump during the quarterfinals at Canyon Ski Resort during the 2019 Canada Winter Games. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Silver and bronze for Team Alberta in cross-country skiing

Silver and bronze for Team Alberta in cross-country skiing

Race at River Bend delayed for three hours because of the cold

Silver and bronze for Team Alberta in cross-country skiing
An extreme cold warning was issued again for the Red Deer area on Monday. Entertainment in the downtown during the 2019 Canada Winter Games continues despite the cold by using tents. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deer Winter Games activities continue despite extreme cold

Dome tents have been used for downtown entertainment

An extreme cold warning was issued again for the Red Deer area on Monday. Entertainment in the downtown during the 2019 Canada Winter Games continues despite the cold by using tents. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Music lovers Melissa Loeppky and her daughter Isabella, 3, danced to a pops concert by the Red Deer Symphony Sunday night in a heated tent off Celebration Plaza. It was part of the 2019 Canada Winter Games music series. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

PHOTO: Music for all ages performed by RDSO at free concert

The Red Deer Symphony Orchestra and the Orontes Guitar Quartet from Syria…

Music lovers Melissa Loeppky and her daughter Isabella, 3, danced to a pops concert by the Red Deer Symphony Sunday night in a heated tent off Celebration Plaza. It was part of the 2019 Canada Winter Games music series. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Team Alberta slope-style skier Jake Sandstrom rode the rails to a second-place finish in the men’s event at the 2019 Canada Winter Games. (Photos by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

PHOTOS: First week of Games action

The first week of the Games provided numerous sporting highlights. Here are…

  • Feb 24, 2019
Team Alberta slope-style skier Jake Sandstrom rode the rails to a second-place finish in the men’s event at the 2019 Canada Winter Games. (Photos by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).