Community of West Vancouver

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  1. 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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  2. West Vancouver hosts freestyle skiing event

    West Vancouver hosted the 2006 Canadian Freestyle Skiing Series thanks to funding from Hosting BC.

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  3. West Vancouver hosts tennis championship

    West Vancouver hosted the 2006 Odlum Brown Vancouver Open tennis championship, which received $20,000 from Hosting BC.

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  4. Tennis BC brings tennis to inner-city schools

    More than 9,600 children participated in tennis through the Tennis BC Schools Program

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  5. BC Seniors Games encourages participation in sport

    The BC Seniors Games Society launched an awareness campaign to encourage seniors' participation in sport and recreation.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. West Vancouver celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

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

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  11. Tour berths in Burnaby

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

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  12. 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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  13. 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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Related Highlights

  1. The 2007 FIS Snowboard NorAm received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  2. 140 athletes participated in the 2007 Odlum Brown Vancouver Open for tennis, which received $20,000 from Hosting BC

  3. The 2009 Canada Post National Freestyle Skiing Championships received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  4. Over 130 snowboarders competed in the 2008 Canadian National Snowboard Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  5. The North Shore Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  6. 16 schools registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  7. West Vancouver received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  8. Students at four West Vancouver schools participated in SportFit to get active and discover new sports.

  9. The North Shore literacy task group received $150,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the area.

  10. North Shore Indians Women's Lacrosse Team received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund.

  11. 3,400  people visited the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour at the Coho Festival in 2008.

  12. 1,600  people visited the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour in 2007.

  13. 12,500  people visited the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour in 2005.

  14. 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.

  15. Seniors in 17 communities across BC learned the health benefits of participating in sport and recreation thanks to the For The Health of It promotional campaign, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007

  16. The RBC 2010 Legacies Now Speaker Series brought Alan Pascoe, chair of Fast Track sports marketing agency and vice-chair of London's bid for the 2012 Summer Games, to Vancouver, Richmond, Victoria and West Vancouver to discuss business, tourism and other opportunities available leading up to 2010 amd beyond.

  17. More than 360 children, aged 6-16, in nine communities tried ringette at events hosted by BC Ringette's Come Try Ringette program in 2007-2010, thanks to $20,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  18. 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.

  19. The 2009 Snowboard FIS World Cup received $20,000 from Hosting BC.

  20. Blackbird Theatrical Society received $11,000 from Innovations for the The Peer Gynt Project.

  21. Corporation of the District of West Vancouver Cultural Services received $15,000 from Innovations for The WinterSong Festival, an annual vocal music festival that will include singing of choral music, musical theatre, jazz, opera, pop and ethnic repertoires.

  22. Spo7ez Cultural Centre and Community Society received $12,000 from Innovations for the Squamish and Lil'wat Nation Traditional Weaving Exchange Program, an intercommunity exchange of weavers to revitalize traditional weaving styles.

  23. West Vancouver Museum and Archives received $13,400 from Catalyst for Destination Sea Walk,a series of six panels located in historic/environmental sites that will both educate and entertain community members and visitors to the area.

  24. North Shore Wolves Intermediate Basketball Team received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund for their Youth Basketball Team which benefits local aboriginal youth.

  25. Siyamin Stamsh Canoe Family received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund for their canoe and cultural training project.

  26. The Canada Post National Freestyle Skiing Championships received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  27. The Snowboard FIS World Cup received $20,000 from Hosting BC.

  28. The Canada Post Freestyle skiing Grand Prix received $20,000 from Hosting BC.

  29. The Aboriginal Sport Gallery Travelling Exhibit visited West Vancouver in 2009.

  30. One youth received a high-performace athlete grant from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund.

  31. The West Vancouver literacy task group received $30,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the community and surrounding area.

  32. Close to 3,300 students in 14 schools in the West Vancouver School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.