Region of Vancouver, Coast and Mountains

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  1. Stop watching and start moving

    Burnaby mother Bev Nagel started a learn-to-play ringette program to introduce other women to the sport and help them get active.

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  2. Teaching life lessons through snowboarding

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

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  3. Traditional game bridges the past and future

    Aboriginal youth and coaches experience success at lacrosse thanks to a three-year program to increase participation in the sport.

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  4. The opera arrives in Powell River

    Thanks to funding from Innovations, the Powell River Ayjoomixw Spirit of BC Committee helped to bring the opera to its hometown.

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  5. The sweet side of volunteering

    Organizers of the West Coast Chocolate Festival used VolWeb.ca to connect with volunteers to help make their event a success.

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  6. 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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  7. Vancouver youth raise awareness of homelessness through art

    A group of youth created a public art project that involved building portable shelters to house Vancouver's homeless people.

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  8. Vietnamese families love their PALS

    Vietnamese-born Ha Nguyen took her young children to PALS sessions to discover new and interactive activities to support their learning.

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  9. VolWeb.ca celebrates International Volunteer Day

    VolWeb.ca celebrates International Volunteer Day by profiling an active and giving volunteer from Surrey.

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  10. VolWeb.ca™ connects event organizations with volunteers

    Event organizers throughout BC are finding it easier to connect volunteers thanks to VolWeb.ca.

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  11. Accessibility on a roll in Powell River

    Powell River identifies accessibility for people with disabilities as a top priority and sets their sights on a fully accessible community.

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  12. Developing partnerships to honour Aboriginal sport history

    The Aboriginal Sport Gallery opened in Vancouver in June 2008 thanks to a unique partnership of six organizations.

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  13. An artistic vision becomes reality

    Vancouver-based theatre company Realwheels uses art and technology to make a quadriplegic artists fly through the air.

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  14. BC teachers get their students moving

    Action Schools! BC encourages teachers to break up their classroom routine with short bursts of activity.

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  15. Canada Ice Dance Theatre gets a lift

    Vancouver-based Canada Ice Dance Theatre improved its operational capacity thanks to funding from the Catalyst program.

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  16. Confidence through exploration

    For one week in the summer, students at an Abbotsford school discovered and experienced new arts activities at their Explorations camp.

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  17. Connecting immigrant families with literacy

    Narinder Gill discovered valuable skills to encourage her young son's learning so she could better prepare him for success in school

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  18. Finding made-in-BC solutions to the challenge of low literacy

    The literacy committee in Lillooet created a book bus to deliver books, resources and much-needed planning to remote areas.

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  19. JazzStreet celebrates Vancouver artists

    A Vancouver-based organization raises the profile of Vancouver's vibrant jazz scene through a multimedia website.

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  20. 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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  21. Off the streets and on the mountain

    Vancouver youth Christine Devries was one step away from living on the streets of Vancouver until she experienced the Chill snowboarding program.

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  22. Sharing stories through art

    Kevin Loring is a first-time playwright who helped his community to heal with his play about survival.

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  23. Spirit of BC Week 2007 a huge success

    Surrey hosted the kick-off for Spirit of BC Week 2007 with a fun-filled day of activities for the whole family.

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  24. Vancouver youth take to the slopes

    The Chill snowboarding program took inner-city youth to the mountain for lessons in self-esteem.

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  25. Richmond hosts the international curling competition

    Richmond hosted the 2006 Pacific International Cup of Curling, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  26. Surrey hosts national soccer championships

    Surrey hosted the 2006 Senior Men's and Women's National Club Soccer Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  27. Surrey hosts the national short track speed skating event

    Surrey hosted the 2005 National Age Class Championship, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  28. Burnaby hosts the international junior table tennis championships

    Burnaby hosted the 2005 World Junior Open Table Tennis Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  29. Burnaby hosts national volleyball championship

    Burnaby hosted the 2005 Senior and Masters National Volleyball Championship, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  30. Burnaby hosts 2006 Pacific World Cup

    Burnaby hosted the 2006 Pacific World Cup, which received $20,000 from Hosting BC.

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  31. Abbotsford measures up in accessibility

    Abbotsford received $25,000 from Measuring Up to research accessibility issues and support new programs.

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  32. Lions Bay measures up in accessibility

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

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  33. Pemberton measures up in accessibility

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

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  34. Powell River measures up in accessibility

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

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  35. Surrey measures up in accessibility

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

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  36. Pitt Meadows measures up in accessibility

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

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  37. North Vancouver measures up in accessibility

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

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  38. Squamish measures up in accessibility

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

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  39. Opera arrives in the Downtown Eastside

    Residents and artists of the Downtown Eastside collaborated to write an opera on homelessness.

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  40. Eponymous Productions and Arts Society explores options for contemporary dance series

    Eponymous Productions and Arts Society used a grant from Catalyst to explore options for a contemporary dance series.

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  41. Seismic Shift launches contemporary dance series

    Seismic Shift launched a contemporary dance series at the Vancouver Playhouse thanks to a grant from Catalyst.

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  42. Coastal Jazz and Blues Society celebrates Vancouver's jazz history

    The Vancouver Jazz Heritage Project documented the history of Vancouver’s diverse jazz scene.

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  43. BAG in a Box shares lessons in art

    The Burnaby Art Gallery’s BAG in a Box helps teachers bring art into the classroom.

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  44. Whistler Museum and Archives conducts market research

    Whistler Museum and Archives conducted research to create a master business plan.

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  45. VAMS features musicians with disabilities

    The Vancouver Adapted Music Society created a CD featuring ten musicians with disabilities.

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  46. Vancouver Out on Screen increases its audience development efforts

    The Vancouver Out on Screen Film and Video Society increased its audience base thanks to Catalyst funding.

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  47. Musqueam Indian Band develops plan to protect cultural assets

    The Musqueam Indian Band developed a cultural protection policy thanks to funding from Catalyst.

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  48. Lil’wat youth participate in filmmaking project

    Five Lil’wat youth produced two movies depicting cultural stories through the Mount Currie Digital Storytelling Project.

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  49. Langley Community Music School improves its operation

    The Langley Community Music School Society hosted a workshop to develop new policies and procedures.

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  50. PuSh develops fundraising and revenue plan

    The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival Society improved its long-term financial plan thanks to funding from Catalyst.

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  51. Richmond complete arts and culture study

    The City of Richmond evaluated its local arts and culture sector, including its economic impact, thanks to funding from Creative Communities.

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  52. Vancouver creates ten-year plan for arts and culture

    Vancouver’s Creative City Task Force conducted community consultations to help form its cultural plan for the city, thanks to funding from Creative Communities.

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  53. Sea-to-Sky Corridor evaluates arts and culture sector

    Communities in the Sea-to-Sky Corridor collaborated to evaluate the economic impact of the local arts and culture sector thanks to funding from Creative Communities.

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  54. Kent and Harrison Hot Springs develop arts and culture plan

    Kent and Harrison Hot Springs municipalities are developing a long-term arts and culture plan thanks to funding from Creative Communities

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  55. Surrey hosts lantern festival

    Surrey hosted its first annual Wandering Angels Lantern Procession thanks to funding from Innovations

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  56. Mountain pine beetle damage turned into art in Nechako Valley

    The Red and Blue Beetle Art Tour showcased art inspired by the damage caused by the mountain pine beetle.

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  57. HIVE showcases eleven theatre companies

    The Electric Company created HIVE to showcase eleven theatre companies in one event.

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  58. Richmond shares stories of culture, immigration and family

    Richmond’s cultural diversity was showcased in a Sea of Stories, a six-play feature.

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  59. Planetarium shares Aboriginal lessons of astronomy

    The HR MacMillan Space Centre shared lessons in space science and astronomy, while linking Aboriginal lessons about the night sky.

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  60. Public art projects inspires Downtown Eastside

    A series of lit projections displayed on local buildings brighten up the Downtown Eastside thanks to funding from Innovations.

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  61. Aboriginal youth learn traditional arts and culture at workshops

    Forty Aboriginal youth learn traditional arts and culture at workshops funded by Innovations.

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  62. Leaky Heaven Performance Society mentors young artists

    The Satellite Circus project mentored a group of young theatre performers thanks to funding from Innovations.

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  63. Theatre Terrific Society showcases performers with disabilities

    Thanks to Innovations Funding, Theatre Terrific Society launched a professional company and worked with eight actors to create and produce a sold-out theatre production.

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  64. Pender Harbour Music Society brings chamber music to community

    Close to 300 people attended the first annual Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival, which was funded by Innovations.

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  65. Dancing on the Edge Festival celebrates 20th anniversary

    Ten choreographers created new works to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Dancing on the Edge Festival.

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  66. Vancouver Public Library houses visual and written art

    APCD funded a production that showcased works from visual artists and writers, commissioned by the Doryphone Independent Curators Society.

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  67. Geist Foundation commissions six artists for Memory Project

    The Geist Foundation commissioned six new works with funding from APCD.

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  68. Artspeak works with Downtown Eastside on arts project

    Visual artist Althea Thauberger collaboration with residents of the Downtown Eastside to create a site-specific work

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  69. APCD funds project by a consortium of musical and visual artists

    The Magnetic North Festival Theatre Society produced HIVE 2 with funding from APCD.

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  70. Movement Enterprises Society commissions new dance performances

    MovEnt commissioned eight new works by Canadian dance artists and choreographers thanks to funding from APCD.

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  71. Twenty Minute Musicals premiere in Vancouver

    APCD funded a series of twenty minute musicals commissioned by the Theatre Replacement Society.

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  72. Ice and snow theatre premiers in Calgary

    APCD funded a workshop on creating a theatre production on a set made of snow and ice.

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  73. Mission School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Mission, Silverdale, Deroche attended Explorations summer camps in 2007

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  74. 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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  75. IOC President Dr. Jacques Rogge shares lessons in Olympic legacies

    Dr. Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee, spoke in Vancouver about the IOC’s commitment to creating sustainable legacies within the framework of the Olympic Games.

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  76. Torino Games president shares key lessons from 2006 Winter Games

    Valentino Castellani, president of the Torino 2006 Organizing Committee, visited BC to share business successes and key lessons learned from hosting the 2006 Winter Games.

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  77. 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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  78. Hospitality expert shares lessons in business and tourism development

    Mark Lewis, president of Jet Set Sports, shared lessons in hospitality business development.

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  79. Olympic professional shares lessons in business development

    Olympic Games professional Felicity Shankar shared lessons in sponsorship, activation strategies and tourism opportunities.

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  80. Speaker shares lessons from 2002 Winter Games

    Bill Malone, executive director of Utah’s Park City Chamber of Commerce, shared lessons learned from the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City.

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  81. Sports marketing expert shares legacies opportunities from sport events

    Alan Pascoe, chair of Fast Track sports marketing agency, discussed how communities and local businesses can capitalize on major sport events.

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  82. Communications expert shares Olympic lessons

    Media strategist Jaime Rupert shared how communities and businesses can maximize media opportunities leading up to and beyond the 2010 Winter Games.

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  83. Torch Relay expert shares lessons with BC communities

    Torch Relay expert Di Henry shared how BC communities can capitalize on the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relays.

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  84. Mission improves local literacy

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

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  85. Lillooet improves local literacy

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

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  86. New Westminster improves local literacy

    The New Westminster literacy task group received funding to offer numerous literacy programs.

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  87. Burnaby hosts Spirit of BC Week launch celebration

    Burnaby hosted the official launch of Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  88. 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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  89. Spirit of BC Summit in Vancouver

    Close to 120 Spirit of BC representatives visited Vancouver in April 2008 to share best practices and other knowledge.

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  90. Richmond's Got the Spirit!

    The Richmond Spirit of BC Committee produced car window stickers to spread community spirit.

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  91. Good luck and welcome home, says Delta

    The Delta Spirit of BC Committee developed a program to celebrate local athletes.

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  92. 2007 Spirit of BC Summit in Vancouver

    120 people from 80 Spirit of BC committees attended the two-day summit in Vancouver.

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  93. Vancouver School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in the Vancouver School District attended Explorations summer camps in 2007.

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  94. Abbotsford celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Abbotsford hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008

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  95. Bowen Island celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Bowen Island held free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week.

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  96. Burnaby celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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

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  97. Chilliwack celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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

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  98. Coquitlam celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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

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  99. Delta celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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

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  100. Harrison Hot Springs celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Harrison Hot Springshosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  101. Hope celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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

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  102. Langley celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Langley hosted events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  103. Lillooet celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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

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  104. Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  105. Mission celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Mission hosted a free community arts event to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  106. New Westminster celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    New Westminster hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  107. Pemberton celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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

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  108. Port Coquitlam celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Port Coquitlam hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  109. Powell River celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Powell River hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  110. Surrey celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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

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  111. White Rock celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    White Rock hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  112. Burnaby hosts 2008 Pacific International Wrestling Duals

    Burnaby hosted the 2008 Pacific International Wrestling Duals, which received funding from Hosting BC.

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  113. Whistler hosts 2008 Whistler Men's and Women's World Cup

    Whistler hosted the 2008 Whistler Men's and Women's World Cup, which received $30,000 from Hosting BC.

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  114. Burnaby hosts 2008 National Track Cycling Championships

    Burnaby hosted the 2008 National Track Cycling Championships, which received $5,000 from Hosting BC.

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  115. Langley hosts 2008 University National Rowing Championships

    Langley hosted the 2008 University National Rowing Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  116. Vancouver hosts 2008 Short Track Speed Skating selection event

    Vancouver hosted the 2008 Short Track Speed Skating selection event, which received $7,500 from Hosting BC.

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  117. Vancouver hosts 2008 Short Track World Cup

    Vancouver hosted the 2008 Samsung ISU Short Track World Cup, which received $25,000 from Hosting BC.

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  118. Burnaby hosts 2008 Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

    Burnaby hosted the 2008 Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  119. Coquitlam hosts 2007 Men's Field Lacrosse National Championships

    Coquitlam hosted the 2007 Men's Field Lacrosse National Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  120. Chilliwack hosts 2007 Canadian National Whitewater Slalom Championships

    Chilliwack hosted the 2007 Canadian National Whitewater Slalom Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  121. Whistler hosts 2007 Wheelchair Tennis Championships

    Whistler hosted the 2007 Birmingham Wheelchair Tennis National Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  122. Richmond hosts 2008 Canadian Amateur Boxing Championships

    Richmond hosted the 2008 Canadian Amateur Boxing Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  123. Richmond hosts 2007 Karate National Championships

    Richmond hosted the 2007 Karate National Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  124. Victoria hosts 2008 Pacific Coast Amateur Golf Tournament

    Victoria hosted the 2008 Pacific Coast Amateur Golf Tournament, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  125. West Vancouver hosts 2008 Canada Post Freestyle Skiing Grand Prix

    West Vancouver hosted the 2008 Canada Post Freestyle Skiing Grand Prix at Cypress Mountain, which received $30,000 from Hosting BC.

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  126. Squamish hosts 2008 Squamishlife Biathlon National Championships

    Squamish hosted the 2008 Squamishlife Biathlon National Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  127. Spirit of BC launches Altitude Youth Experience

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

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  128. First Spirit of BC office opens in Surrey

    The Surrey Spirit of BC Committee opened the first municipal Spirit of BC office in the province in 2007.

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  129. Spirit Trail connects North Shore

    The North Shore Spirit of BC Committee played a part in creating a 35-kilometre outdoor trail.

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  130. Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Spirit staff honoured

    Maple Ridge's Mike Murray received a BC Community Achievement Award.

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  131. Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  132. New Westminster celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    New Westminster hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  133. Vancouver hosts 2008 World Guts and Ultimate Frisbee Championships

    Vancouver hosted the 2008 World Guts and Ultimate Frisbee Championships, which received $10,000 from HostingBC.

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  134. West Vancouver hosts 2008 Comfort Inn Open Squash Tournament

    West Vancouver hosted the 2008 Comfort Inn Open Squash Tournament, which received $9,600 from Hosting BC.

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  135. West Vancouver hosts 2008 Canadian Snowboard Nationals

    West Vancouver hosted the 2008 Canadian Snowboard Nationals, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  136. Coquitlam hosts 2008 National Wheelchair Basketball Championships

    Coquitlam hosted the 2008 National Wheelchair Basketball Championships for Men and Women, which received $10,000 from HostingBC.

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  137. Vancouver hosts 2008 Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet

    Vancouver hosted the 2008 Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet, which received $5,000 from Hosting BC.

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  138. Vancouver hosts 2008 Canadian Interuniversity Sport Swimming Championships

    Vancouver hosted the 2008 Canadian Interuniversity Sport Swimming Championships, which received $15,000 from Hosting BC.

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  139. Squamish hosts 2008 Continental Cup and FIS Cup Ski Jump

    Squamish hosted the 2008 Continental Cup and FIS Cup Ski Jump, which received $15,000 from Hosting BC.

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  140. Squamish hosts 2008 Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined National Championships and North American Junior Championships

    Squamish hosted the 2008 Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined National Championships and North American Junior Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  141. Coquitlam hosts 2008 International Lacrosse Federation Under 19 Men's World Lacrosse Championships

    Coquitlam hosted the 2008 International Lacrosse Federation Under 19 Men's World Lacrosse Championships, which received $35,000 from Hosting BC.

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  142. Victoria hosts 2008 Olympic Qualifier for Women's Field Hockey

    Victoria hosted the 2008 Olympic Qualifier for Women's Field Hockey, which received $35,000 from Hosting BC.

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  143. Squamish hosts 2008 Ladies FIS Continental Cup Ski Jumping

    Squamish hosted the 2008 Ladies FIS Continental Cup Ski Jumping event, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  144. Richmond hosts 2008 Canadian Single Distance Speed Skating Championships

    Richmond hosted the 2008 Canadian Single Distance Speed Skating Championships, which received $7,500 from Hosting BC.

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  145. Harrison Hot Springs hosts 2008 Hobie 17, 18 and Tiger North American Sailing Championships

    Harrison Hot Springs hosted the 2008 Hobie 17, 18 and Tiger North American Sailing Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  146. Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  147. Pemberton celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

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

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  148. Port Coquitlam celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Port Coquitlam hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  149. Port Moody celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Port Moody hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  150. Powell River celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Powell River hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  151. Sunshine Coast celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Sunshine Coast communities hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  152. Surrey celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

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

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  153. West Vancouver celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    West Vancouver hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  154. Chill launches in Vancouver

    In 2005, 2010 Legacies Now launched the Chill snowboarding program from inner-city youth in Vancouver.

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  155. 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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  156. Lillooet hosts Opportunities Forum

    Rural BC communities gathered in Lillooet for the "Raise the Spirit of BC" Opportunities Forum 2005.

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  157. Sport Tourism meets at Richmond Marketplace

    More than 75 delegates from across BC explored sport event hosting opportunities in Richmond.

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  158. South Fraser Summit a success

    The 2005 South Fraser Economic Summit brought communities together to explore potential opportunities surrounding the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

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  159. Tour berths in Burnaby

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

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  160. Abbotsford office opens

    The Abbotsford Spirit of BC Committee opened its office in May 2006.

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  161. Spirit of BC Week 2006 starts in Richmond

    Richmond hosted the kick-off to Spirit of BC Week 2006.

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  162. BC celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2006

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

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  163. Tour takes off from Richmond

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

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  164. Spotlight on Abbotsford’s Spirit

    The road to the May 2006 opening of the Abbotsford Spirit of BC Committee was one involving the larger community.

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  165. Spirit of BC Week 2007 celebrated across province

    Spirit of BC Week 2007 highlights from communities throughout BC.

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  166. Abbotsford celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

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

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  167. Birken celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

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

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  168. Blubber Bay and Powell River celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Blubber Bay and Powell River hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  169. Boston Bar celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Boston Bar hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  170. Bowen Island celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Bowen Island hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  171. Burnaby celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

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

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  172. Cloverdale celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

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

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  173. Delta celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

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

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  174. Burnaby hosts the 2007 Pacific World Cup International Track Classic

    Burnaby hosted the 2007 Pacific World Cup International Track Classic, which received $20,000 from HostingBC.

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  175. North Vancouver hosts 2007 Canadian Colleges' Athletic Association Women's Volleyball National Championship

    North Vancouver hosted the 2007 Canadian Colleges' Athletic Association Women's Volleyball National Championship, which received $10,000 from HostingBC.

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  176. Whistler hosts 2007 Pontiac GMC Canadian Alpine Skiing Championships

    Whistler hosted the 2007 Pontiac GMC Canadian Alpine Skiing Championships, which received $15,000 from HostingBC.

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  177. West Vancouver hosts 2007 Canadian Open Snowboard NorAm

    West Vancouver hosted the 2007 Canadian Open Snowboard NorAm, which received $10,000 from HostingBC.

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  178. West Vancouver hosts 2007 Odlum Brown Vancouver Open

    West Vancouver hosted the 2007 Odlum Brown Vancouver Open Tennis Championship, which received $20,000 from HostingBC.

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  179. Vancouver hosts 2007 Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet

    Vancouver hosted the 2007 Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet, which received $10,000 from HostingBC.

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  180. Richmond hosts 2007 Golden Gloves Tournament

    Richmond hosted the 2007 Golden Gloves Tournament, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  181. Richmond hosts Canadian Colleges' Athletic Association National Badminton Championships

    Richmond hosted the Canadian Colleges' Athletic Association National Badminton Championships, which received $9,200 from HostingBC.

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  182. Vancouver hosts 2007 Pan American Games/FISU Games Trials

    Vancouver hosted the 2007 Pan American Games/FISU Games Trials at Vancouver's Aquatic Centre, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  183. Vancouver hosts 2007 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Cup

    Vancouver hosted the 2007 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Cup, which received $25,000 from Hosting BC.

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  184. Vancouver hosts 2007 Canadian Interuniversity Sport Men's Soccer Championship

    Vancouver hosted the 2007 Canadian Interuniversity Sport Men's Soccer Championship, which received a $10,000 grant from HostingBC.

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  185. Vancouver hosts 2007 Star Class North American Yacht Racing Championship

    Vancouver hosted the 2007 Star Class North American Yacht Racing Championship received, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  186. Surrey hosts Hargobind/Clansmen International Wrestling tournament

    Surrey hosted the Hargobind/Clansmen International Wrestling tournament, which received $15,000 from Hosting BC.

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  187. Whiterock hosts 2007 Junior and Senior Women's Fast Pitch National Championships

    Whiterock hosted the 2007 Junior and Senior Women's Fast Pitch National Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  188. Richmond hosts 2007 International Invitational Tournament of Table Tennis

    Richmond hosted the 2007 International Invitational Tournament of Table Tennis, which received $5,000 from Hosting BC.

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  189. Kimberley hosts 2007 Canadian Disabled Alpine Ski Championships

    Kimberley hosted the 2007 Canadian Disabled Alpine Ski Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  190. Kelowna hosts 2007 Pushor Mitchell Kelowna Apple Triathlon

    Kelowna hosted the 2007 Pushor Mitchell Kelowna Apple Triathlon, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  191. Kelowna hosts 2007 World Sledge Hockey Challenge

    Kelowna hosted the 2007 World Sledge Hockey Challenge, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  192. Kelowna hosts Canadian Yachting Association Women's National Keelboat Championship

    Kelowna hosted the Canadian Yachting Association Women's National Keelboat Championship, which received $5,000 from Hosting BC.

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  193. Chilliwack hosts Explorations summer camps

    Chilliwack students attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  194. Surrey hosts Explorations summer camps

    Surrey and White Rock students attended Explorations summer camps in 2005

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  195. Bridgeview Elementary hosts Explorations summer camps

    Surrey students attended Explorations summer camps at Bridgeview Elementary in 2005.

     

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  196. Surrey School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Surrey School District hosted 11 Explorations summer camps at inner-city schools in 2005.

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  197. Tamanawis Secondary hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Surrey attended an Explorations summer camp at Tamanawis Secondary in 2005.

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  198. General Brock Elementary hosts Explorations summer camps

    Vancouver students attended an Explorations summer camp at General Brock Elementary in 2005.

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  199. Vancouver Technical Secondary hosts Explorations summer camps

    Vancouver students attended an Explorations summer camp at Vancouver Technical Secondary in 2005.

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  200. Vancouver hosts Explorations summer camps

    Vancouver students attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  201. General Brock Elementary hosts Explorations summer camps for 19 students

    Vancouver students attended an Explorations arts summer camp at General Brock Elementary in 2005.

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  202. Hastings-Tillicum Community School hosts Explorations summer camps

    The Vancouver School District hosted Explorations summer camps at Hastings-Tillicum Community School in 2005.

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  203. Britannia Secondary hosts Explorations summer camps

    The Vancouver School District hosted six Explorations sports camps at Britannia Secondary in 2005.

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  204. Forty-two East Vancouver schools hosted Explorations summer camps

    Students in Vancouver attended Explorations sports camps in 2005.

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  205. Nootka Elementary School hosts Explorations summer camps

    The Vancouver School District hosted an Explorations summer camp at Nootka Elementary School in 2005.

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  206. New Westminster School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    The New Westminster School District hosted six Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  207. Burnaby School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    The Burnaby School District hosted four Explorations sports camps in 2005.

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  208. Stride Avenue Community School hosts Explorations summer camps

    Burnaby students attended an Explorations summer camps at Stride Avenue Community School in 2005.

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  209. Scott Creek Middle School hosts Explorations summer camps

    Coquitlam students attended an Explorations summer camps at Scott Creek Middle School in 2005.

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  210. Bowen Island Community School hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students attended Explorations summer camps at Bowen Island Community School in 2005.

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  211. Sunshine Coast School District hosts arts camp

    The Sunshine Coast School District hosted an Explorations summer camp for 64 students in 2005.

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  212. Sunshine Coast hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students attended Explorations summer camp at Halfmoon Bay Elementary in 2005.

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  213. Pender Harbour Community School Society hosts sport and recreation camp

    Sunshine Coast students attended an Explorations sport camp in 2005.

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  214. Gibsons and Roberts Creek host Explorations camp

    The Sunshine Coast School District hosted a Sports Sampler Camp for 18 children in 2005.

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  215. D’Arcy hosts Explorations camps

    Students in D'Arcy attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  216. Sea to Sky School District hosts Explorations camps

    Students in Squamish attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  217. Brennan Park Recreation Centre hosts Explorations camps

    Students in Squamish attended an Explorations summer camp at the Brennan Park Recreation Centre in 2005.

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  218. Pemberton hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Pemberton attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  219. Central Coast School District hosts Explorations summer camp

    Students in Bella Coola attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  220. Central Coast School District hosts Explorations camp

    Students in the Central Coast attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  221. Coast Mountains School District hosts Explorations camps

    Students in Hazelton attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  222. Kitwanga Elementary School hosts Explorations camps

    Students in Kitwanga attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  223. Coast Mountains School District hosts Explorations camp

    Students in Terrace attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  224. Peace River South School District hosts Explorations camp

    Students in Dawson Creek attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  225. Quamichan Middle School hosts Explorations camps

    Students in Duncan attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  226. Peace River North School District hosts Explorations camp

    Students in Fort St. John attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  227. Pender Island hosts Explorations camps

    Students on Pender Island attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  228. Fulford Community School hosts Explorations camp

    Students on Saltspring Island attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  229. Haida Gwaii School District hosts Explorations camps

    Students in Haida Gwaii attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  230. West Heights Elementary hosts Explorations camps

    Students in Mission attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  231. Hatzic Elementary hosts Explorations camp

    Students in Mission attended a First Nations Art Camp in 2005.

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  232. Cherry Hill Elementary hosts Explorations camps

    Students in Mission attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  233. Harewood Family of Community Schools hosts Explorations camps

    Students in Nanaimo attended Explorations summer camps in 2005.

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  234. False Bay School hosts Explorations camp

    Students in Lasqueti Island attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  235. Wickaninnish Community School hosts Explorations camps

    Students attended an Explorations summer camp in Tofino in 2005.

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  236. The Alberni School District hosts Explorations camps

    Students attended an Explorations summer camp in Port Alberni in 2005.

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  237. Bamfield Community School hosts Explorations camps

    Students attended an Explorations summer camp in Bamfield in 2005.

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  238. The Vernon School District hosts Explorations camps

    Students attended Explorations summer camps in Vernon in 2005.

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  239. The Abbotsford School District hosts Explorations camps

    Students attended Explorations summer camps in Abbotsford in 2005.

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  240. Alex Hope Elementary hosts Explorations camps

    Students attended an Explorations summer camp in Langley in 2005.

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  241. Langley Meadows Community School hosts Explorations camps

    Students attended Explorations summer camps in Langley in 2005.

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  242. Boundary Beach Elementary School hosts Explorations camps

    Students attended Explorations summer camps in Tsawwassen in 2005.

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  243. Richmond School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students attended Explorations summer camps in Richmond in 2005.

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  244. John Oliver Community Schools Team hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students attended Explorations summer camps in Vancouver in 2005.

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  245. Lord Strathcona Elementary School hosts Explorations camps

    Students attended Explorations summer camps in Vancouver in 2005.

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  246. Walnut Park Elementary hosts Exploration summer camps

    Students in Telkwa and Smithers attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  247. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden finds volunteers with VolWeb.ca

    The classical Chinese garden used VolWeb.ca to find 50 volunteers for its 2008 event.

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  248. Threshold Housing Society finds volunteers

    The Threshold Housing Society used VolWeb.ca to find volunteers for its annual Mardi Gras celebration.

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  249. Surrey Association for Community Living helps city measure up

    The Surrey Association for Community Living completed a Measuring Up assessment of the city.

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  250. A personal legacy

    A Vancouver youth is creating his own life legacy as a snowboard instructor in Whistler thanks, in part, to 2010 Legacies Now’s support of Chill, Zero Ceiling and the First Nations Snowboard Team.

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  251. Innovative bus shelters make an impact in Abbotsford

    Commuting was made easier for people with disabilities thanks to inclusive bus shelters built at three high-traffic stops.

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  252. Village of Pemberton receives $5,000 to identify arts and cultural assets

    Under the Creative Communities program, 2010 Legacies Now and the Province of British Columbia are providing $5,000 to the Village of Pemberton to develop a cultural inventory and make it into an interactive GIS map.

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