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PHOTOS: CP Holiday Train comes to Ponoka

A full crowd came out for the live concert event
(Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train rolled into town for a live concert Dec. 8.

The concert featured musicians Tenille Townes and Indigenous artist Aysanabee.

Ponoka Mayor Kevin Ferguson said a few words as the CP Holiday Train donated $4,000 to the Ponoka Food Bank.

The CP Holiday Train is free to attend and supports food banks across Canada. Attendees were encouraged to bring a cash or non-perishable food donation for the Ponoka Food Bank.

Hand warming stations were be available during the event, courtesy of the Ponoka County Regional Fire Services East District Fire Department.

The fireworks display, sponsored by the Town of Ponoka and Ponoka County, is kicking off at approximately 5:30 p.m.


Emily Jaycox

About the Author: Emily Jaycox

I’m Emily Jaycox, the editor of Ponoka News and the Bashaw Star. I’ve lived in Ponoka since 2015 and have over seven years of experience working as a journalist in central Alberta communities.
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