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Call for Nominations - Premier's Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

News

Nominate an outstanding athlete who excels in performance sport and is using their experience to shape the future.

Indigenous athletes in B.C. continue to benefit from Vancouver 2010's Olympic legacy

News Release

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.

Vancouver 2010’s Olympic legacy lives on to fund Indigenous athletes in B.C.

News

Although long over, the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games left lasting legacies that have lived on, including the Aboriginal Sport Youth Legacy Fund. 

Fuelling Youth Performance for Indigenous Athletes

News

PISE and Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union, are proud to announce Fuelling Youth Performance, a new program supporting Indigenous youth.

Now Open! 2019 Canada Games Mentorship Applications

Coaching

The Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program and Women in Coaching Canada Games Apprentice Program are both accepting applications for mentorship opportunitites at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta. Both programs are national initatives, but provide the opportunity for each province and territory to send two coaches in each program to the next Canada Games.

I·SPARC unveils new Team BC theme song

News

After launching a province-wide competition, the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (I·SPARC) has unveiled Team BC’s new theme song set to premiere at the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG). The song will be used to inspire Team BC during competitions and to create a unique presence at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

 

Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway Workshop

News

The Sport for Life Society invites you to attend the Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway workshop on November 2 and 3, prior to the 2016 Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif Conference. The workshop is designed to help sport and physical activity organizations across Canada enhance their understanding about how to support Aboriginal participants and athletes in their programming.

Province recognizes Aboriginal youth athletes

News

On Monday evening Premier Christy Clark gave out awards to six men and six women whose athletic accomplishments were as extraordinary as their commitment to their community and future aspirations.

Free Aboriginal Coaching Module course offered by Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council and viaSport

Coaching

The Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council and viaSport are pleased to offer the Aboriginal Coaching Module course offered for free on March 19, 2016. This course is part of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) and is provided through a grant opportunity from the Coaches Association of Canada.

Sport for Life Society and the Aboriginal Sport Circle Launch the Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway

News

Sport for Life Society and the Aboriginal Sport Circle are proud to launch the Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway – a culturally sensitive resource that directly speaks to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report: Calls to Action around sport and physical activity.

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