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viaSport news releases cover a variety of important amateur sport announcements that have been shared with local and province-wide media.

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Kamloops to Host Sledge Hockey Open House in Celebration of the 10-Year Anniversary of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Games

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Kamloops, BC – PacificSport Interior BC, the Kamloops Adapted Sports Association (KASA), and the City of Kamloops are ho

Basketball BC announces it's Hall of Fame Inductees

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Basketball BC President, Stu Graham and Chair of the Hall of Fame Selection Committee, John Buis are pleased to announce the foll

Winter Spirit grant encourages more British Columbians to get active

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A new one-time grant helps more people try winter sport activities in their communities. 

Canadian Paralympic Committee Paralympian Search

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Paralympian Search to look for aspiring Para athletes in Kelowna on November 30

BC Games Coach Mentorship Program partners with Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

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(Vancouver, B.C.) – As part of a mutual commitment to developing sport leaders in British Columbia, viaSport BC and the BC Games Society

viaSport and the Government of British Columbia Celebrate coaches in B.C.

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viaSport appoints new CEO to continue to grow sport participation in B.C.

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viaSport is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlene Krepiakevich as Chief Executive Officer.

Celebrate coaches in B.C. during National Coaches Week

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viaSport joins the Province of British Columbia in proclaiming September 22 – 30, 2018 as British Columbia Coaches Week.

B.C. is taking the lead in establishing a Safe Sport Movement

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B.C. is taking its efforts further by establishing a Safe Sport working group to address sexual abuse in sport.

New LeadForward Grant tackles much-needed gender representation in sport

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The new LeadForward Grant will fund up to $2,000 to local, multi or provincial sport organizations to support training, education or policy development activities to advance female leadership opportunities in sport.