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viaSport is thrilled to announce the selection of the Team Up
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VICTORIA – Competitive sport at any level involves travel: to different fields or arenas, cities or provinces; to tou
LSO Pride story
Happy Pride month! We are highlighting five local leagues and their work to further LGBTQI2S inclusion in sport.
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In the spring of 2020 amidst the uncertainty of a developing pandemic, viaSport initiated a year-long pilot project c
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As part of our commitment to promoting equitable sport practices in B.C., viaSport continues to celebrate Pride Month
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2022
On September 30, individuals and communities will be honouring Orange Shirt Day, as well as the second National Day f
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BC Ferries and viaSport are thrilled to announce the opening of the BC Ferries Disability Sport Experience grant.

Tanya Hanson - Camp Pass It On

News

Taya Hanson (Kelowna, BC), was one of three Canadians to attend Camp Pass It On in Turkey this August. Basketball BC was proud to be able to support her with this wonderful opportunity.

Taya took time to blog about the experience - read an excerpt here:

Tsawwassen twins are beach volleyball stars with single-minded ambition

Profiles

 

What’s a set of identical twins without a good story about mistaken identity? A prank? Trading places?

Nicole and Megan McNamara, the star beach volleyball siblings from Tsawwassen, probably have many a story to tell but they were asked for just one. Their favourite.

2014 BC Summer Games Comes to an End

News

The 2014 BC Summer Games in Nanaimo, BC came to a close on Sunday in what was an action packed four day competition between eight zones t

First ever live-stream for Special Olympics 2014 Summer Games, drawing viewers from 81 countries worldwide

Events

For the first time in their history, the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games were live-streamed to the world from the University of British Columbia (UBC) July 9 – 12, 2014 – a service proudly provided by viaSport British Columbia.

Port Alberni Wrestler wins W.R. Bennet Award

Profiles
Port Alberni wrestler, Nolan Badovinac was announced as the recipient of the W.R.

Spectacular Performance by Team BC 2014 at Home-Province Games

News

In the fantastic final day of competition at the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games, Team BC members displayed outstanding achievements and sportsmanship that led Chef de Mission Shawn Fevens to call July 12 “a spectacular day for B.C.”

Annie Smith appointed as Executive Director

News
 
On behalf of the Board and staff at Synchro BC, I am honoured to announce that effective July 2, 2014, Annie Smith will be fulfilling all duties and responsibilities related to the full-time position of EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

viaSport Coaches Retreat marks the first step toward building a stronger regional coach training network in B.C.

Coaching

Seventeen new regional Learning Facilitators trained at viaSport Coaches Retreat

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

News

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.

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