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Governor General To Close Winter Games

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The Governor General will close the Canada Winter Games in Prince George as part of a three day trip to British Columbia.  David Johnston arrives in the city Sunday and is scheduled to attend the Men’s Gold Medal Hockey Game before taking part in the closing ceremonies at UNBC.  He is also scheduled to participate in a panel discussion Monday ... Read More »

Downtown Prince George Taking Lessons From Games

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Downtown Prince George officials say foot traffic during the Canada Winter Games may have fallen short of expectations but add there is something to build on. Executive director Carla Johnston says some businesses didn’t see as many people as they hoped for. “That big plaza really is quite far away from the clusters of our retail and restaurants,” Johnston says. ... Read More »

Minimizing the Winter Games Carbon Footprint

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The Games have been an amazing opportunity for our community, but have you ever wondered what the environmental effects are of the huge event? Since the planning stages, organizers have been keeping track of numbers, and are taking measures to achieve carbon neutrality. Read More »

Hospitality Funding Awarded

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BC’s Jobs Minister, Shirley Bond, was in town today with some funding for training, with Prince George-Mackenzie MLA, Mike Morris. A year ago, the provincial government provided funding to help put seven people through hospitality training. Since then, six of the seven are working in the industry. That kind of success that first round resonates with Jobs Minister, Shirley Bond. ... Read More »

Behind The Scenes of the Nightly Fireworks

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Whether it’s sports, concerts, or activities, the Winter Games has energized Prince George with energy and entertainment. To top it off every night, a fireworks show blasts off of Connaught Hill. We have a behind-the-scenes look, from the people who are making it happen. Read More »

Final Super Fans of the Winter Games

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Our final super fans travelled all the way across the country to be here for the Games. This super enthusiastic group was at the Prince George Golf and CUrling club today to cheer on their Team Newfoundland and Labrador! So great to see people really getting into the Games, so nice work and continue to show your team spirit. Read More »

CKPG Thanks Everybody Who Helped Make It Happen

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Tonight is our final show here at Canada Games Plaza, and I must say this show has been a tremendous experience for our news team and everyone at CKPG. Plenty of help was needed to pull it off, and we’d like to thank those who made it possible. First, we’d like to thank the Library for our location and also ... Read More »