Nominations Open for viaSport’s Coach of the Year Awards

Nominations Open for viaSport’s Coach of the Year Awards

It’s that time of year to nominate an exceptional coach for viaSport’s Coach of the Year Awards! Founded by the Coaches Association of BC, the Coach of the Year Awards recognize outstanding coaches in British Columbia for their dedication and contribution to sport. The awards celebrate community leaders who continually inspire athletes to realize and reach their potential, qualities we have seen in many BC Games coaches.

Friday, January 29, 2021/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (331)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Anna Huber named Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award winner

Anna Huber named Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award winner

The BC Games Society is pleased to announce that Anna Huber, a Thomas Haney Secondary Student, is the inaugural recipient of the Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award. Named after hometown hero Karina LeBlanc, retired Olympic bronze medalist and one of the longest serving soccer players for Canada, the award recognizes and celebrates young individuals who have created opportunities for underrepresented youth in their community to participate more fully in sport.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (992)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fort St. John 2020 BC Winter Games Legacy Distribution Announced

Fort St. John 2020 BC Winter Games Legacy Distribution Announced

The Fort St. John 2020 BC Winter Games Board of Directors announced that $242,811 in legacy funds have been distributed to support sport development opportunities in the community.

Monday, January 11, 2021/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (827)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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BC Games Alumnus Josh Dueck Named Chef de Mission for Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

BC Games Alumnus Josh Dueck Named Chef de Mission for Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

The Canadian Paralympic Committee has named BC Games alumnus and retired Para alpine skier Josh Dueck as Canada's chef de mission for the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. As chef de mission, Dueck will promote the Canadian Paralympic Team and mentor athletes, coaches, and staff.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (387)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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BC Games Official Appointed to Order of Canada

BC Games Official Appointed to Order of Canada

On November 27, 2020, the governor general announced the newest members of the Order of Canada, one of our country’s highest civilian honours. Among the 114 new appointees is former BC Games official Tim Frick. Frick has been appointed for his expertise in coaching and his contributions to the advancement of parasports in Canada, exemplifying the Order’s motto: “DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM” ("They desire a better country").

Monday, December 21, 2020/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (391)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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