Winnipeg will host the opening ceremony for the Canada Summer Games tonight.
A lot of people with connections to the Peace are part of Team Alberta.
Aaron Charchuk of Hines Creek and Josh Kinee of Fairview are teammates on the men’s softball team.
Abiel Tabofor of Grande Prairie is on the men’s basketball team.
Both start their competitions Saturday.
Softball will play B.C. while basketball will take on New Brunswick in their opening contests.
Sexsmith’s Kinley Link is on the wrestling team. She will compete during week two.
Matt Bain and Caitlin Baker, both of Grande Prairie, are part of the mission staff.
A couple former GPRC Wolves coaches are also with Team Alberta.
Chris Spaidel is the manager of the men’s soccer team.
Dave Waknuk will coach women’s basketball.
(photo from the 2017 Canada Games Facebook page)