Community of Quesnel

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  1. BC Wheelchair Sports' Bridging the Gap program

    More than 250 people participated in sport through BC Wheelchair Sports' Bridging the Gap program.

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  2. Coaches Association of BC's training for coaches

    Coaches Association of BC trains over 330 coaches around the province.

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  3. Basketball BC expands the Steve Nash Youth Development Program

    More than 2,000 youth learned basketball fundamentals through the Steve Nash Youth Development Program.

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  4. Kids Wrestling program introduces sport to youth

    More than 10,400 children learned to wrestle with program from Wrestling BC.

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  5. Quesnel honours history of its Chinese community

    The history of Quesnel’s Chinese population was documented and turned into a permanent exhibit at the Quesnel and District Museum and Archives.

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  6. Quesnel's Stream of Dreams shares lessons in arts and preservation

    Students at Horsefly School created and displayed fish as part of the Stream of Dreams project.

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  7. Quesnel improves local literacy

    The Quesnel literacy task group received funding to offer numerous literacy programs.

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  8. Spirit of BC Week 2008 a success across BC

    Close to 100 communities across the province celebrated Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  9. Quesnel celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Quesnel hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  10. Quesnel and Wells celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Quesnel and Wells hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  11. Quesnel hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Cariboo-Chilcotin attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  12. Family Story Time draws newcomers to reading

    Quesnel program taps local entertainers to join family reading events.

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Related Highlights

  1. 13 schools registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  2. More than 1,180 young hockey players participated in the Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournament.

  3. Quesnel received $20,000 from Measuring Up to evaluate local accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  4. The Quesnel literacy task group received $70,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the community and surrounding area.

  5. Students at four Quesnel schools participated in SportFit to get active and discover new sports.

  6. The Arts in the Park initiative received $4,000 from Innovations for the Trails of Quesnel Community Arts Project.

  7. The Cariboo Regional District received $15,000 from Measuring Up to create an accessible outdoor trail system in Tatlayoko Valley.

  8. Friends of the Quesnel and District Museum and Archives Society received $4,000 from Innovations for a project to increase awareness of Chinese history and culture in Quesnel.

  9. The Quesnel River Watershed received $2,300 from Innovations to create a public mural in celebration of the 2005 Salmon Festival.

  10. The Quesnel Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  11. The Aboriginal Sport Gallery Travelling Exhibit joined the Cowichan Spirit Pole Tour and visited Quesnel in 2008.

  12. One youth participated in the Altitude Youth Experience.

  13. The Cariboo Regional District received $15,000 from Measuring Up to create an accessible outdoor trail system in Tatlayoko Valley.

  14. Measuring Up distributed $125,000 to the Measuring Up The North project to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities  in 34 communities and seven regional districts in Northern BC.

  15. 200 students attended Explorations summer camps in Quesnel.

  16. Over 3,800 children in 41 communities across BC developed basketball skills in the Steve Nash Youth Development Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2008.

  17. Over 300 coaches in 20 communities across BC learned coaching development skills in the Coaches Association of BC's Coaching Development in Targeted Sports program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007

  18. Over 250 participants in 14 communities participated in BC Wheelchair Sports Bridging the Gap Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  19. Over 10,400 youth in 32 communities across BC discovered the fundamentals of wrestling with Wrestling BC's Kids Wrestling program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  20. Over 3,000 children in grades 2-7 in 41 communities participated in Basketball BC's Steve Nash Youth Development Program in 2007-2010 thanks to $25,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  21. Quesnel Technics Gymnastics Club received $2,500 from the Local Sport Program Development Fund for its Strong Spirits Troupe.

  22. Quesnel received $5,000 from Spirit of BC.

  23. The Aboriginal Sport Gallery Travelling Exhibit toured with ActNow on the Road to 2010 Community Tour and visited Quesnel in 2009.

  24. More than 2,200 students in 14 schools in the Quesnel School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.