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13 Jan 2021

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.

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11 Jan 2021

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.

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22 Dec 2020

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.

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21 Dec 2020

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").

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16 Dec 2020

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. 

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30 Nov 2020

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.

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