Canada Games Torch in Bulkley Valley Tuesday and Wednesday

The Canada Games Roly McLenahan Torch will be in the Bulkley Valley on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Illuminate the North Tour is coming to the Bulkley Valley Tuesday and Wednesday.

During the first week of this December, 2015 Canada Winter Games Illumination Events highlighting IMAGINE: Legacy Grants, in partnership with Northern Health, will be hosted in Burns Lake, Granisle, Houston, Telkwa, Smithers, New Hazelton, Prince Rupert, Kitimat, Fraser Lake, Fort St. James and Vanderhoof.

The torch comes to Telkwa first on Tuesday. It will be at Telkwa Elementary School from 2-3 p.m. with Games mascot Nanguz.

It will then be in Smithers on Tuesday from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The location has yet to be determined.

Schools in New Hazelton will see the torch on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Specific location times have yet to be determined.

On Saturday, Dec. 6, a Regional Community Torch Celebration will be hosted in Terrace. The celebration features a leg of the 2015 Games Torch Relay with local torchbearers; performance by indie rock band Bright City Heights; Canada Games alumni and representatives; activities for all ages; and coverage of the event by Global BC.


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