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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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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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22 Oct 2020

ProMOTION Plus Honors Kim Eagle with Leadership Award

ProMOTION Plus Honors Kim Eagle with Leadership Award

On July 20th at the Surrey BC Summer Games Civic Luncheon, ProMOTION Plus, the City of Surrey and the Surrey BC Summer Games Society honored Kim Eagle with the Leadership Award for her outstanding contribution to girls and women in sport.

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10 Aug 2020

Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award Nominations Now Open

Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award Nominations Now Open

Named after Karina LeBlanc, retired Olympic bronze medalist and one of the longest serving soccer players for Canada, the Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award was developed to recognize the achievement of a young individual who has created opportunities for underrepresented youth in their community to participate more fully in sport.

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24 Jul 2020

Maple Ridge receives legacy funding for community initiatives

Maple Ridge receives legacy funding for community initiatives

The BC Games Society is rallying behind the City of Maple Ridge following cancellation of this year’s summer games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Province, through the society, is providing $125,000 to support local sport and community development projects and ensure people will still benefit from the city being chosen to host the BC Summer Games.

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15 Jul 2020

2016 BC Summer Games Spirit of Inclusivity Lives On at Grant Park

2016 BC Summer Games Spirit of Inclusivity Lives On at Grant Park

The spirit of the BC Games is to provide exceptional experiences by creating a positive, respectful, inclusive, and accessible environment. Each BC Games leaves behind legacy funding to continue this spirit in the host community. The legacy funding from the 2016 BC Summer Games went towards building a more inclusive and accessible Grant Park in Abbotsford. Among the three new baseball diamonds that were built is one for players with disabilities from the Abbotsford Angels’ Challenger division.

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