Valemount Community TV To Air Daily Canada Games TV Series

Jan 31, 2015

For Immediate Release
January 30, 2015

VALEMOUNT – Valemount Community TV (VCTV), Valemount, BC, is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with viaSport British Columbia to broadcast a 30-minute online show, Canada Games TV TODAY.  The show is being produced by viaSport with creative and technical support from students from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), for the duration of the upcoming 2015 Canada Winter Games, being held February 13 – March 1, 2015, in Prince George, BC.

Canada Games TV TODAY, a partnership between the 2015 Canada Winter Games, viaSport British Columbia, BCIT and Destination BC, will air daily online during the 2015 Games in both of Canada’s official languages. The show will provide viewers across Canada with daily Games highlights and behind-the-scenes athlete profiles.  VCTV Valemount, will also carry the show daily on local channel 7, and on channel 653 on the Bell and Telus satellite networks across Canada in both official languages.

“VCTV is very excited to participate in broadcasting the 2015 Canada Games from Prince George,” VCTV Station Manager Gord Peters said.  “We’re pleased to be able to provide Canada Games TV TODAY a Canada-wide broadcast tv outlet for their daily shows to accompany their online product.  We’re thrilled to help profile the host community of Prince George, just 3 hours from Valemount, and hope that the extended Games coverage will allow potential future visitors to the area to see all the great things the Prince George-Valemount region has to offer.”

“This is the first time in history that all Canadians will be able to witness the excitement of the Canada Winter Games,” says viaSport CEO and Canada Games alumna Cathy Priestner Allinger. “viaSport means through sport, and this show is one of the ways that we are helping to inspire people and energize communities via sport. We are thrilled that Valemount Community TV has offered to extend the reach of this show through its broadcast channels.”


Media Contact:
Gord Peters
Station Manager, VCTV