Prince George, B.C.- The medals that will be awarded at the 2015 Canada Winter Games have been unveiled.
Designed by Lheidli T`enneh Councillor Jennifer Pighin, the medals were produced by Teck .
Teck is the exclusive metals supplier for the 2015 Games and for the next three Canada Games over the next 6 years.
Mark Edward, Teck spokesperson delivered a message from his company, “These Games represent the dreams of all Canadians” said Mark Edward, spokesperson, “All of us at Teck are proud to be the official metals supplier and producer of the medals for the Games.”
Medal designer Jennifer Pighin said in designing the medal , there is a wolf print which signifies that like a wolf, athletes require a pack made of team members, coaches and supporters. Below the paw print is the image of a dugout canoe, which is representative of the many First Nations. The medal also features mountains and trees which are indicative of the region and B.C.
More than one thousand medals will be awarded during the 2015 Canada Winter Games.
The medals will be on display at the two Rivers Gallery as of Saturday.