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Dawson Creek is a Finalist to Host the Canada Winter Games Torch Celebration

For Immediate Release
August 27, 2014

Subject:  Dawson Creek a finalist in Illuminate the North, contest to host the 2015 Canada Winter Games Torch Celebration 

Dawson Creek, BC – Tourism Dawson Creek and the City of Dawson Creek are proud to announce that Dawson Creek is a 2015 Canada Winter Games Torch Celebration finalist! Dawson Creek is competing against other northeastern communities including Pouce Coupe, Chetwynd and Fort St. John to host the exciting Torch Celebration. There are two other competitions being held to determine the community host for the northwest and central interior areas.

Voting commences August 27 and runs through to September 12th. Voting exclusively takes place at:

The winning community receives:

  • The 2015 Games Torch Relay, including local torchbearers
  • A visit from Nanguz, the 2015 Games mascot
  • Canada Games alumni
  • A 2015 Games DJ
  • Fireworks display
  • Global BC-TV coverage


Media Contact

Samantha Gibeault, Tourism Development Coordinator

Phone:  250-782-4714