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THE ARCTIC WINTER GAMES RECOGNIZE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY WITH LAUNCH OF LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT VIDEO

(Fort McMurray, AB – June 21, 2021) – Today marks the 25th anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The Wood Buffalo 2023 Arctic Winter Games Host Society recognizes this day with the launch of its official Land Acknowledgement video. “In

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Wood Buffalo 2022 Arctic Winter Games Annual General Meeting

(Fort McMurray, March 10, 2021) – The Wood Buffalo 2022 Arctic Winter Games (AWG) is pleased to invite the public to the Annual General Meeting on March 31, 2021, at 3 p.m. through a virtual conference. Those wishing to attend can do so at the time of the meeting through the following methods: Join on

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AWG INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES POSTPONEMENT OF THE 2022 ARCTIC WINTER GAMES IN PROACTIVE RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

March 3, 2021 (Whitehorse, YT) – The Arctic Winter Games International Committee (AWGIC), following discussions with Wood Buffalo 2022 Arctic Winter Games Host Society, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) and the Government of Alberta, has made the decision to postpone the Wood Buffalo 2022 Arctic Winter Games in a planned and proactive response

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AWG hosting community scavenger hunts for residents across Wood Buffalo

(Fort McMurray, AB – February 24, 2021) – The Wood Buffalo 2022 Arctic Winter Games Host Society is excited to launch Your Time to Shine Community Scavenger Hunts for Wood Buffalo residents from March 6-12, 2021. The Urban Service Area (Fort McMurray) event will include puzzles to solve at seven different 2022 AWG venue locations

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AWG seeking local artists to design Games Torch wrap

(Fort McMurray, AB – February 16, 2021) – The Wood Buffalo 2022 Arctic Winter Games Host Society is looking for local artists to design the official Games Torch. The torch wrap design should reflect travelling and connections, the interconnectedness of the communities in the Wood Buffalo region and celebrate everyone’s time to shine. The winning

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AWG seeking local artists to design cultural medallion and pin

(Fort McMurray, AB – February 1, 2021) – The Wood Buffalo 2022 Arctic Winter Games Host Society is inviting artists, designers and creative individuals living in the Wood Buffalo region to participate in a design competition to create a cultural medallion and culture pin. The pin design should be inspired by the diversity of cultures

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AWG Merchandise Store launches Rural Delivery Program

(Fort McMurray, AB – December 17, 2020) – The Wood Buffalo 2022 Arctic Winter Games Merchandise Store is excited to launch the Rural Delivery Program – allowing rural hamlet residents to shop online and have their items dropped off through contactless delivery. Our rural hamlets play a major role in hosting the Arctic Winter Games with

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