OTTAWA – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, made the following statement regarding the two big wins by the 2015 Canada Winter Games at the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance PRESTIGE Awards.
The 2015 Canada Winter Games won both the Canadian Sport Event of the Year and the Sustainable Sport Event of the Year at the gala luncheon in Ottawa today.
“Congratulations to Games Host Society Chair Anthony Everett, Mayor Lyn Hall, and the many volunteers of the Games on today’s two big wins.
“Not only are these awards recognition of the hard work and dedication of those who made the Games the great success that it was, it is also representative of the importance of continuing to promote and encourage sports tourism in Northern BC.
“It was an honour to attend the Games last winter and to be at the awards ceremony today to support Prince George and the 2015 Canada Winter Games and celebrate its success once again.”
For more information on the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance’s PRESTIGE Awards: http://canadiansporttourism.com/prestige-awards/prestige-awards.html.
More information: 613-947-4524