Winnipeg: 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

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.

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

  • Lyric Theatre at Assiniboine Park (55 Pavilion Cres., Winnipeg) – Aug. 7, 14 and 21, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • CF Polo Park (1485 Portage Ave., Winnipeg) – Daily, Aug. 5–21; Weekdays: 10 a.m.–9 p.m.; Sat.: 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun.: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

About CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. We are Canada’s trusted source of news, information and Canadian entertainment. Deeply rooted in communities all across the country, CBC/Radio-Canada offers diverse content in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages. We also provide international news and information from a uniquely Canadian perspective.

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