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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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Wood Buffalo 2022 Arctic Winter Games unveils official mascot

(Fort McMurray, AB – October 6, 2020) – The Wood Buffalo 2022 Arctic Winter Games Host Society is pleased to unveil the official Games mascot, Nitotem the Lynx. Nitotem, which means “my friend” in the Cree language, was originally illustrated by Sadie Antoine of Fort McMurray. Her design was the winning submission chosen out of

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