Photos: 2019 Ponoka CP Holiday Train stop

Madeline Merlo starts off the CP Rail Holiday Train concert on Dec. 6 in Ponoka.
Worth the wait: The CP Rail Holiday Train pulls into Ponoka around 5:15 p.m. on Dec. 6 to a record crowd. The train travels across Canada raising awareness about food insecurity and generating food bank donations in the communities it visits. Photos by Emily Jaycox
Mayor Rick Bonnett accepts a cheque on behalf of the Ponoka Food Bank from CP Rail for $4,000.
Ponoka Lions Club members collect donations for the Ponoka Food Bank in front of the Lions community bus. L-R: Elgin Grant, Rob Taylor, Don Bergsma, Mike Smith and Ineke Derks.
Santa Claus made a special appearance Dec. 6, handing out candy to the children waiting to see the Holiday Train.
A fire that helped keep people warm was tended by members of the fire department.
While they were waiting, the kids had a blast rolling down the incline in front of the train tracks.
The Holiday Train arrives.
Scott Helman takes the second set, proving to be an energetic performer.

READ MORE: CP Holiday Train pulling into Ponoka Dec. 6

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Mobile mammography service coming to Breton

Women ages 50 to 74 can get tested July 15-17 by appointment

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Canada to the test

How much do you know about our country?

Ponoka native leaping big time into Esports

Jesse Chick joining the full time broadcast crew for Rainbow 6 Siege

‘This year is unlike any other’: Trudeau delivers Canada day address

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and the Prime Minister release video celebrating the national holiday

Canada Day tractor incident kills three children, injures seven in Quebec

The tractor driver has been arrested following the accident

Social media companies face revenue hit from boycotts

#StopHateforProfit campaign continues

Studies show no consistent evidence body cameras reduce police violence

Calgary police say cameras hold police and the public accountable

Movement for Black Lives plans virtual national convention

Movement for Black Lives plans virtual national convention

Trump, top officials defend response to Russia bounty threat

Trump, top officials defend response to Russia bounty threat

Legal battle concludes for journalist charged after covering Labrador protest

Legal battle concludes for journalist charged after covering Labrador protest

Most Read