2015 Canada Winter Games Announces Official Fuel Supplier

Prince George, BC - The 2015 Canada Winter Games Host Society welcomes Husky Energy as its Official Fuel Supplier.

“The 2015 Canada Winter Games is proud to be fueled by Husky,” said Stuart Ballantyne, CEO of the 2015 Canada Winter Games. “Its contribution will assist us in delivering the best Canada Games this region can host, ensuring an excellent athlete and participant experience.”

Husky will provide fuel for the fleet of vehicles participating in the 2015 Canada Winter Games Torch Relay and those needed throughout the event.

“These Games will showcase some of Canada’s most talented young athletes, driven by a desire to be the best,“ said Ed Debevc, Manager of Husky’s Prince George Refinery. “We look forward to watching them pursue their dreams in Prince George.”

“I am excited to see yet another business with operations in Prince George joining the team that will make the 2015 Canada Winter Games a huge success for our region,” says Mayor Shari Green of Prince George. “Given the volume of vehicles transporting athletes and staff during the 2015 Games, and the Roly McLenahan Torch during the relay, Husky Energy’s contribution as Official Fuel Supplier is a welcome addition.”

About 2015 Canada Winter Games:
The 2015 Canada Winter Games will be the largest multi-sport and cultural event to ever be held in Prince George and northern British Columbia and is forecasted to generate an economic impact of over $90 million while building champions and inspiring dreams amongst Canadian youth. Athletes from 10 provinces and three territories will compete in 19 sports with the dream of becoming Canada’s next champions. In 2015, choose your path, leave your tracks, and journey with the 2015 Canada Winter Games as we host the nation and share a northern story with all of Canada.

About the Official Host First Nation:
The traditional territory of the Lheidli T’enneh stretches 4.3 million hectares from the Rocky Mountains to the Interior Plains, and includes the City of Prince George. The word, Lheidli, means, “Where the two rivers flow together,“ referring to the Nechako and Fraser Rivers, and T’enneh means, “the people”. Downtown Prince George and the surrounding neighborhoods now sit on the site that was originally the Fort George Indian reserve, established in 1892. The history of the Lheidli T’enneh is a big part of the history of the City of Prince George and the entire region.

Media Contact:
Alyson Gourley-Cramer
Manager, Communications & Community Relations
2015 Canada Winter Games
Call or txt: 250-961-5366
e: agourley-cramer@canadagames2015.ca
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