Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:15 PM

Canada Games Flag Relay at City Hall

Canada Games athletes attend a Proclamation at City Hall

Today, the City will host a Canada Games 50th Anniversary Flag Relay and flag raising event at 4 p.m. in front of City Hall. Over 90 athletes, coaches, managers and Canada Games mission staff will be in attendance.
 
As a Canada 150 Signature project, a unique 50th anniversary Canada Games flag is travelling across Canada celebrating each of the past host communities. Its ultimate destination will be the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg on July 28.
 
The 2017 Canada Games Flag Relay officially launched on February 11 in Quebec City, host of the very first Canada Games. The City of St. John's last hosted the Canada Games in 1977. To find out where the flag will travel next, visit canadagames.ca/events-calendar.  
 
Good luck to all athletes, coaches and mission staff representing Newfoundland and Labrador this summer in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the 2017 Canada Games.