Another local company has signed on financial support for the 2015 Canada Winter Games.
Dunkley Lumber was announced Monday as the latest official sponsor for the event.
Dunkley Lumber has a long history in the region and support of the community of Prince George. We welcome them to join the journey as an we share our northern story with over 15,000 Canadians during the 2015 Games, said Stuart Ballantyne, 2015 Canada Winter Games CEO. Their commitment ... will help ensure that we host a successful Canada Games event.
Dunkley Lumber Ltd. is a family-owned sawmill business located south of Prince George. With a capacity of approximately 500 million board feet of lumber annually, Dunkley operates one of the largest sawmills in North America.
"We are proud to be a partner in the 2015 Canada Winter Games, said Rob Novak, president of Dunkley Lumber. The 2015 Canada Winter Games are a once-in-a-lifetime event for our region but the legacy of the games will go beyond 2015. Partnering with the games was important to our team. We felt it was the right thing to do."
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Prince George will become B.C.'s first host of the Canada Winter Games from Feb. 15-March 1, 2015.