Alberta: CBC/Radio-Canada coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to be made available at public viewing events in August

July 28, 2016

CBC/Radio-Canada is working with a number of public venues across the province to make coverage of Rio 2016 available to as many Canadians as possible in as many places as possible from August 5-21

July 28, 2016 – As Canada’s Olympic Network, CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to making its coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games accessible to all Canadians in as many ways as possible this August. The public broadcaster is working with venues across the country to provide free viewing spaces where Canadians can gather together to watch Team Canada compete against the best in the world.

Free public viewing events will take place in several public spaces across Alberta where Canadians can watch CBC/Radio-Canada’s coverage of Rio 2016 while out and about in their communities.

Public viewing events for CBC/Radio-Canada’s coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games across Alberta from August 5–21 include:

  • Bow Valley Square (205 5 Ave. S.W., Calgary) – Daily, Aug. 5–21, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • CF Chinook Centre (6455 Macleod Trail S.W., Calgary) – Daily, Aug. 5–21; Mon.–Sat.: 9:30 a.m.–9 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • CrossIron Mills (261055 CrossIron Blvd., Rocky View) – Daily, Aug. 5–21; Mon.–Sat.: 10 a.m.–9 p.m.; Sun.: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Downtown Calgary (Stephen Avenue Celebration Site)* – Daily, Aug. 5–21; Aug. 5: 4–8 p.m.; Weekdays: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sat.–Sun. 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Edmonton City Centre (10025 102A Ave., Edmonton) – Daily, Aug. 5–21, Mon.–Wed.: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Thu.–Fri.: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; Sat.: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun.: 12 noon–5 p.m.
  • Kingsway Mall (1a Kingsway Garden Mall N.W., Edmonton) – Daily, Aug. 5–21; Weekdays: 10 a.m.–9 p.m.; Sat.: 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun.: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Southcentre Mall (100 Anderson Rd. S.E., Calgary) – Daily, Aug. 5–21; Weekdays: 9:30 a.m.–9 p.m.; Sat.: 9:30 a.m.–8 p.m.; Sun.: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Southgate Shopping Centre (5015 111 St. N.W., Edmonton) – Daily, Aug. 5-21; Weekdays: 10 a.m.–9 p.m.; Sat.: 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun.: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

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