Region of Northern British Columbia

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  1. Teaching life lessons through snowboarding

    Inner-city youth learn valuable life lessons through snowboarding thanks to Chill.

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  2. Vanderhoof celebrates Spirit of BC with over 40 events

    The Vanderhoof Spirit of Committee hosted a record-breaking 40 events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  3. Bulkley Valley hosts three-day strings workshop

    The Bulkley Valley Classical Strings Society hosted a workshop for amateur classical string players.

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  4. Using sport to fit in and flourish

    The BC Soccer Association developed a program which uses soccer as tool to help children fit in with their peers.

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  5. Fish camp brings Aboriginal history to life

    A fish camp in Prince George recreated an older tradition to share clultural experiences with youth and adults in the area.

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  6. Accessibility on the rise in Queen Charlotte

    Queen Charlotte is taking aim at improve local accessibility for people with disabilities to the Measuring Up program.

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  7. NHL coaching legend goes behind the bench for literacy

    NHL coaching legend Jacques Demers toured three BC communities to share his story and lessons from a lifetime struggle with low literacy.

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  8. Prince George hosts junior national short track skating championship

    Prince George hosted the 2006 Canadian Junior Short Track Championship, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  9. Prince George measures up in accessibility

    Prince George received $25,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  10. Fort St. John measures up in accessibility

    Fort St. John received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  11. Terrace measures up in accessibility

    Terrace received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  12. Telkwa measures up in accessibility

    Telkwa received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  13. Bulkley Valley artists bring attention to missing women

    An art exhibit commissioned by the Bulkley Valley Community Arts Council brought attention to missing women.

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  14. Fort St. John Players present comedy for all ages

    The Fort St. John Players presented The Melancholy Wizard for audiences of all ages.

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  15. Bulkley Valley addresses cultural and heritage needs

    The Bulkley Valley drafted a strategic plan for local cultural and heritage needs thanks to funding from Creative Communities.

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  16. Prince George fish camp shares lessons in culture and history

    A traditional First Nation's fish camp shared lessons in history and culture thanks to funding from Innovations.

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  17. Made in BC Dance on Tour brings dance to British Columbians

    A dance tour brought contemporary dance to eight BC communities thanks to funding from Innovations.

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  18. Valley Comfort play celebrates the Robson Valley

    Wishbone Theatre created a play to highlight life in the Robson Valley thanks to funding from Innovations.

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  19. Public art revitalizes neighbourhood

    The Prince Rupert Community Arts Council commissioned a public art project depicting the region’s history thanks to funding from Innovations.

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  20. Fort St. James hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Fort St. James attended Explorations summer camps in 2007.

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  21. Dease Lake hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Dease Lake attended Explorations summer camps in 2007.

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  22. Lower Post hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Lower Post attended Explorations summer camps in 2007.

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  23. Coast Mountains School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Hazelton, Gitanmaax, Kispiox, New Hazelton, South Hazelton attended Explorations summer camps in 2007

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  24. Nisga’a School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Greenville attended Explorations summer camps in 2007.

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  25. Peace River North School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Hudson’s Hope, Moberly Lake, Dawson Creek attended Explorations summer camps in 2007

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  26. Bulkley Valley School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Smithers attended Explorations summer camps in 2007.

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  27. Prince George School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Prince George attended Explorations summer camps in 2007.

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  28. Head of Australian Olympic Committee shares tips on sport hosting

    Craig Phillips, secretary general of the Australian Olympic Committee, visited BC to discuss how communities and businesses can capitalize on business, tourism and team hosting opportunities leading up to 2010.

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  29. Speaker Series launches with expert from Sydney Games

    Australia's Margy Osmond visited BC to share lessons in Olympic business development.

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  30. Chetwynd celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Chetwynd hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008

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  31. Dawson Creek celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Dawson Creek hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  32. Fort St. John celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Fort St. John hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  33. Hudson’s Hope celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Hudson’s Hope hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  34. Mackenzie celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Mackenzie hosted events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  35. Prince George celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Prince George to host free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  36. Smithers celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Smithers hosted events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  37. Vanderhoof celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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

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  38. Smithers hosts 2007 national cross country ski event

    Smithers hosted the 2007 FIS NorAm Canada Cup and Western Canadian Championships and Haywood Canada Cup, which received funding from Hosting BC.

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  39. Spirit of BC launches Altitude Youth Experience

    60 youth from across BC joined the Altitude Youth Experience program in 2007.

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  40. Smithers celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Smithers hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  41. Vanderhoof celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Vanderhoof hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  42. Hudson’s Hope and Cache Creek catch the Spirit

    Hudson’s Hope and Cache Creek joined mroe than 40 communities across BC to celebrate the first annual Spirit of BC Week in 2005.

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  43. Nanaimo first stop for Sport Talent Search

    The Playground to Podium: Sport Talent Search visited six communities in 2005 to discover young athletes.

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  44. Tour berths in Burnaby

    In 2005, the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour visited nine communities, wrapping up in Burnaby.

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  45. BC celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2006

    Highlights of Spirit of BC Week 2006 from communities across BC.

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  46. Chill heats up Prince George

    Chill launched in Prince George in January 2006 for at-risk youth.

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  47. Tour takes off from Richmond

    Richmond hosted the first stop for the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour in 2006.

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  48. Prince George hosts spirit roundtable

    In 2006, Spirit of BC committees gathered in Prince George for a regional roundtable.

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  49. Vanderhoof shows its spirit

    Vanderhoof hosted 40 events for Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  50. Spirit of BC Week 2007 celebrated across province

    Spirit of BC Week 2007 highlights from communities throughout BC.

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  51. Dawson Creek improves literacy

    Dawson Creek works to improve literacy in the area thanks to funding from Literacy Now Communities.

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  52. Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Pouce Coupe, Tumbler Ridge celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Pouce Coupe, Tumbler Ridge hosted events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  53. Dawson Creek celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Dawson Creek hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  54. Prince George hosts 2007 RBC Royal Bank Cup National Jr. A Hockey Championship

    Prince George hosted the 2007 RBC Royal Bank Cup National Jr. A Hockey Championship, which received $10,000 from HostingBC.

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  55. Muheim Elementary School hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Smithers attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  56. Morfee Elementary School hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Prince George attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  57. Valemount Elementary hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Valemount attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  58. McBride Centennial Elementary School hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students from Dunster and McBride attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  59. Nechako Elementary School hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Kitimat attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  60. Kyuquot Elementary Secondary School hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Kyuquot attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  61. Dease Lake School hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Dease Lake attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  62. Lakalzap Elementary School hosts Explorations summer camp

    Nisga'a students attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  63. Chetwynd makes strides in accessibility

    Video project highlighted how small changes could lead to improved accessibility and inclusion.

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  64. Building an inclusive workforce in Vanderhoof

    Measuring Up supported two employers in creating new social enterprises.

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  65. Smithers: Ground to Griddle Community Kitchen

    The Smithers Community Services Association (SCSA) is offering food for thought-literally.

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  66. Front-line workers are trained to spot literacy issues

    Train the Tutor program helps those in Prince George identify literacy issues.

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