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 (803)/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 (948)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games Sport Partner Fund Announced

Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games Sport Partner Fund Announced

The Province of B.C. and the BC Games Society are pleased to announce $130,000 in funding for the Provincial Sport Organizations (PSOs) and Disability Sport Organizations (DSOs) affected by the cancellation of the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games. 

Wednesday, December 16, 2020/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (1425)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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President and Vice President Announced for Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games

President and Vice President Announced for Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games

In the winter of 2022, Greater Vernon will welcome over 2,000 athletes, coaches, and officials from communities across B.C. as it hosts the 2022 BC Winter Games.  Leading a volunteer board as it prepares for the Games will be Val Trevis, who has been appointed as its President, and Teresa Durning, who will take on the Vice President role.

Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (1989)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Buddy Check for Jesse

Buddy Check for Jesse

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, mental health awareness is more important than ever. The Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE) and viaSport have recently partnered with the Buddy Check for Jesse Society, a program bringing awareness to mental health in sport. 

Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (1486)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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