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2021 Alberta Summer Games cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – The difficult decision has been made to completely cancel the 2021 Alberta Summer Games.

The event was originally planned for July 2020 in Lethbridge. It was already postponed once last year.

Rick Blakeley, President of the Lethbridge Summer Games Society, commends the Board for its desire to plan a modified Games for this summer. However, he says it’s just not possible to stage a safe, responsible and meaningful event as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Mayor Chris Spearman says he also shares the disappointment this cancellation causes for all those involved, but he says he looks forward to the opportunity for Lethbridge to host the Alberta Summer Games again in the future.

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