Christina Lake held their official Launch of their Canada 150 Event: Homecoming / Retrouvailles Summer Festival (which happens in the summer). The Launch drew a crowd of dozens and was held in the Welcome Centre. Present were MP Richard Cannings, Director McGregor and Mayor Konrad members of the media, tourism staff and the public.
In solidarity with women around the world the women of Grand Forks held a Women’s March at 10AM on January 21st. The local march was organized by Kelly Davison and Shara Cooper.
Dec 2 is the day Santa came to town.
You can see him riding the last float in the parade video below.
The weather cooperated – Grand Forks got its first snowfall of the season just in time for the parade.
After the parade was the official switching on of the ‘tree’ and light display in Gyro Park. This year there are 3 trees.
A lot of people came out and enjoyed the events. Many are giving congratulations to the people who put all this on.
The weather cooperated and hundreds came out to Remember and honour those who fought and died in the service of their country.