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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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30 Nov 2020

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. 

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19 Nov 2020

Members of the BC Games Family Win the Eric Whitehead Inspired Service Award

Members of the BC Games Family Win the Eric Whitehead Inspired Service Award

The BC Sports Hall of Fame held its 2020 Annual Summit virtually on Friday, September 18th, to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of curling in B.C. and to announce the winners of the Eric Whitehead Inspired Service Awards for 2020. Presented in partnership with the BC Sports Hall of Fame Foundation, these awards recognize inspired service in and to sport in B.C. and we are proud to say that all six of the recipients have been part of the BC Games family in roles such as Provincial Advisors, coaches, participants, officials, and sport partners.

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30 Oct 2020

Biennial Provincial Sport Organization meeting goes virtual!

Biennial Provincial Sport Organization meeting goes virtual!

On October 28, 2020, the BC Games Society met with its Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) and Disability Sport Organization (DSO) partners to discuss the Games and the important working relationship between organizations. All 36 organizations involved in the BC Winter and BC Summer Games were represented in the Society’s first ever virtual sport organization meeting.

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30 Oct 2020

Richard Stickel Wins 2019 Coach of the Year Award

Richard Stickel Wins 2019 Coach of the Year Award

Congratulations to BC Games volunteer and friend of the Games Richard Stickel, head coach of the Fort St. John Elks Speed Skating Club, on being named Competition Coach of the Year for viaSport’s 2019 Coach of the Year Awards.

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