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| The Province
Caitlin Pentifallo Gadd, the director of Innovation and Impact for Vancouver-based sport-inclusion organization viaSport, pointed to the rise of non-traditional sports like sport climbing, just added as an event in the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Its numbers grew by 130 per cent last year, an increase of more than 1,000 members.
| Vancouver Sun
Caitlin Pentifallo Gadd, the director of Innovation and Impact for Vancouver-based sport-inclusion organization viaSport, pointed to the rise of non-traditional sports like sport climbing, just added as an event in the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Its numbers grew by 130 per cent last year, an increase of more than 1,000 members.
| Ottawa Business Journal
The firm’s athletic work has also taken it outside the city as it delivered projects for Sport Manitoba and viaSport British Columbia, among others.
| Castanet
Each year, the B.C. government invests more than $50 million in sport funding. This includes more than $1.6 million in annual support to the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, and over $800,000 in 2017-18, through viaSport, for sport organizations for athletes with a disability.
| Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal
viaSport, in partnership with the West Vancouver Community Foundation, has launched a new “High Performance Athlete Assistance Grant” to assist B.C. amateur athletes of Indigenous ancestry in their pursuit of excellence in sport.
| TMTV BCTV Kootenays
“The incredible number of Team Canada athletes with a B.C. connection heading to PyeongChang for the Paralympics underscores B.C.’s commitment to ensuring that people living with disabilities have quality opportunities to participate in – and thrive in – sport,” said Sheila Bouman, viaSport CEO.
| Vancouver - Daily Hive
According to viaSport, a provincial agency responsible for supporting and developing athletes in British Columbia, the total number of athletes with a BC connection has doubled since the 2014 games in Sochi,
| Quesnel Cariboo Observer
The 2018 Gold Pan Invitational gymnastics meet took place Feb. 16-18 with funding from viaSport and Hosting B.C., with athletes competing in a number of events at Correlieu Senior Secondary (CSS) throughout the weekend.
| NationTalk
The West Vancouver Community Foundation has partnered with viaSport to launch a new athlete assistance grant aimed at helping First Nations athletes participate in high-performance sport.
| North Shore News
The West Vancouver Community Foundation has partnered with viaSport to launch a new athlete assistance grant aimed at helping First Nations athletes participate in high-performance sport.