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Celebrate the power of sport with the anniversary of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic games.
Accessibility
As part of viaSport’s ongoing commitment to reducing barriers to participation and enhancing the quality of sport exp
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Read BC Games coach mentor Simon Cass's profile.
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From our recent conversations together, it is evident that there is a common desire for greater resource sharing.
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In 2010, the Vancouver Olympics and Paralympics united and inspired the world in celebration of the power of sport.
Jennifer Birch Jones
In Part 1, Jennifer shares her experiences of LGBTQI2S inclusion and how it has has evolved over the years.
Access Sport Hub
As part of an ongoing project to help British Columbians access high-quality adaptive and inclusive sport experiences
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For disability sport organizations to increase participation in their programs, they should look to the community.
BC Games Mentorship Program
(Vancouver, B.C.) – As part of a mutual commitment to developing sport leaders in British Columbia, viaSport BC and t
viaSport presents: a series on the power of sport in British Columbia.
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The BC Games Coach Mentorship Program builds capacity through connecting seasoned coaches with up and comers.
Para skiing
For true inclusion to happen, Persons with a Disability need to know what programs are available for them.
Winter skating
A new one-time grant helps more people try winter sport activities in their communities. 
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Looking beyond going viral to understand social media's capacity to expand your network and reach new audiences.
BC Summer Games
Applications are now open for the BC Summer Games Coach Mentorship Program.
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Coaches play a crucial role in the sport system through encouragement and inspiration to participants at every stage

Community of Iskut uses grant funding to increase sport opportunities for local Aboriginal youth

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Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy grant supports purchase of new sport equipment for use at local arena.

Honouring Bob Bearpark's legacy through Coaches viaSport

Coaching

Eighteen years ago, British Columbia lost an influential coach, mentor and friend in Bob Bearpark. Today, the legacy of Bob’s accomplishments are carried on through the Bearpark Foundation, recognizing and honouring his many contributions to sport in British Columbia and across Canada.

Judo BC Celebrates 50 years in 2014!

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Judo BC celebrated 50 years as a registered society, June 6, 2014 at the Executive Airport Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre in Richmond, BC. The evening’s master of ceremonies was Al Sakai who spoke to the importance of the people who give Judo BC its identity and character. During the course of the night, guests were treated to a buffet dinner, slide show, trivia contest, storytelling and more than a few good laughs.

Thirty-one countries to compete in Kamloops for international Athletics Championships

Events

This summer, from August 6 - 10, the city of Kamloops will be a hosting 31 countries for the 2014 North America, Central America, and Caribbean (NACAC) U-23 Athletics Championships. The  competition is held every two years in different host countries and will see over 400 athletes from countries such as Anguilla all the way to Trinidad and Tobago in fierce competition for the podium.

Girls Kayak Club develops female leaders in sport

Profiles

Girls Only grant supports Lax Kw’alaams Band in effort to get youth girls more active in their community.

Comox Valley curling centre’s specialized league for women offers opportunities to play and socialize

Profiles

Afternoon Social Curling League for ladies aged 55 + receives grant funding to support another successful season.

Congratulations to Ryder Gillis!

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Congratulations to Ryder Gillis from Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks; he is the winner of our Mountain Lover Facebook photo contest! Runner up is Avalene Manchester.

Shuttlesport North Central Badminton Academy: Grant Recipient Profile Video

Profiles

In mid-January, Eric Sinker, viaSport's coaching and leadership development manager, had the opportunity to travel up to Prince George, B.C. and meet some of our past grant recipients in the region.

Coaching and officiating grant helps turn spectators into trained, qualified role models

Coaching

Eight new freestyle ski coaches to be trained in Prince George in preparation for 2015 Canada Games

Experience the BC Winter Games

Events

Since 1978, the BC Games have been bringing British Columbia's best emerging high performance athletes, trained coaches, and certified officials together for four days of exhilarating multi-sport competition.

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