The 2015 Canada Winter Games relied heavily on volunteers, readily identifiable by their green jackets. Three of the 4,500 volunteers Carmen Wildeman, left, who volunteered in planning, Tammy LeDuke, security, and Faye Jarabek, finance and administration, take in the closing ceremonies at Canada Games Plaza. Bill PHILLIPS/Free Press
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Bill Phillips is the editor of the Prince George Free Press. He was the winner of the 2007 Best Columnist award at the British Columbia/Yukon Community Newspaper Association?s Ma Murray awards. In 2004, he placed third in the Canadian Community Newspaper best columnist awards and, in 2003, placed second.