Community of Kitimat

Featured Stories

  1. BC Special Olympics Project Outreach

    More than 300 children participated in sport through BC Special Olympics' Project Outreach.

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  2. 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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  3. ProMOTION Plus's Girls Only Program

    More than 1,200 girls and women participated in sport through this ProMOTION Plus program.

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  4. 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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  5. Nechako Elementary School hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Kitimat attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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Related Highlights

  1. The Kitimat literacy task group received $70,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the area.

  2. The Kermodei Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  3. Kitimat received $15,000 from Measuring Up to help improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  4. More than 900 young hockey players participated in the Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournament.

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

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

  7. 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.

  8. 465 students attended Explorations summer camps in the Coast Mountains School District.

  9. 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.

  10. Over 1,200 young girls in 15 communities across BC received resources, support, leadership and opportunities for partnerships with ProMOTION Plus Girls Only Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  11. Over 300 youth in 24 communities across BC participated in the BC Special Olympics' Project Outreach, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  12. 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.

  13. Kitimat Centennial Museum Association received $15,000 from Innovations for the Kitimat Unity Pole Project

  14. Kitimat Concert Association received $6,000 from Innovations for the Kitimat Blues Blast.

  15. More than 1,100 youth in Northern B.C. communities participated in B.C. Lacrosse Association programs thanks to $15,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund.

  16. More than 3,000 students in 13 schools in the Coast Mountains North School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.