The Rt. Hon. David Johnston, Gov. General of Canada, during his opening address at the 2015 Canada Winter Games Closing Ceremonies held at the Agora at the University of Northern British Columbia. Teresa MALLAM/Free Press
Canada Winter Games council chair Tom Quinn addresses the crowd during the Closing Ceremonies held at the Agora at UNBC.
Some of the thousands of “green jacket” volunteers – 4,500 in total – who worked tirelessly for two weeks get some photos in and a visit with 2015 Canada Winter Games Mascot Naguz just before official Closing Ceremonies commence at the Agora at UNBC. Teresa MALLAM/Free Press
Team Manitoba coaches and athletes show off their team spirit Sunday, rounding the circle of UNBC’s Agora with a steady stream of photo taking and selfies to mark the occasion – the Closing Ceremonies of the 2015 Canada Winter Games. Teresa MALLAM/Free Press
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Teresa Mallam is community editor and award winning columnist for the Prince George Free Press. She's won the Jack Webster Award of Distinction, Canadian Authors Association Award for Best Investigative Journalism (B.C. Report Magazine story on the murder of Mary Jane Jimmie,) B.C. Law Society Award for Excellence in Legal Reporting, Cariboo Mining Association (CMA) Award for Best Mining Reporting of the Year and Jerry MacDonald Award for community reporting for a story on homelessness.