Community of Kimberley

Featured Stories

  1. 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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  2. Kimberley measures up in accessibility

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

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  3. Kimberley Arts Festival a success

    The Kimberley Arts Council hosted a three-day event to for local visual and performing artists thanks to funding from Innovations.

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  4. Kimberley improves local literacy

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

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  5. 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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  6. Kimberley celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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

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  7. Kimberley hosts 2008 Paralympic ski event

    Kimberley hosted the 2008 Para NorAm and DH SG Alpine Skiing, which was funded by Hosting BC.

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  8. 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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  9. Kimberley improve accessibility and inclusion

    The City of Kimberley used a grant from Measuring Up to identify and address local issues of access and inclusion.

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Related Highlights

  1. IPC World Cup for Skiers with a Disability received $35,000 by Hosting BC.

  2. Kimberley Spirit of BC Committee unveiled a clock that will countdown five years to the opening ceremonies.

  3. 2010 Legacies Now and Tourism British Columbia facilitated a Sport Tourism Community Workshop exploring how BC communities can benefit from hosting the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

  4. More than 450 young hockey players participated in the Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournament.

  5. 65 athletes competed in the 2007 Canadian Alpine Disabled Ski National Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  6. Kimberley received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilites.

  7. The Para NORAM DH SG received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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

  9. The City of Kimberley received $5,000 from Creative Communities for the Kimberley Cultural Mapping project, a comprehensive cultural mapping exercise.

  10. Kimberley Arts Council-Centre 64 areceived $13,750 from Innovations for the Kimberley Arts Festival, a three-day gathering of visual and performing artists.

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

  12. 500 people visited the express version of the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour at JulyFest in 2007.

  13. East Kootenay Regional District received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  14. Over 18,200 children and instructors in 13 communities participated in BC Athletics' Run, Jump, Throw program in 2007-2010, which introduces motor development skills, thanks to $20,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  15. The City of Kimberley received $5,000 from Creative Communities for the Kimberley Cultural Planning project.

  16. Kimberley Arts Council - Centre 64 received $5,000 from Innovations for Arts on the Edge 2006, bringing together visual, performing and literary artists.

  17. East Kootenay Regional District received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  18. More than 1,800 students in 12 schools in the Rocky Mountain School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.

  19. North Star Ski Racers received $2,000 from the Local Sport Program Development Fund for the All Mountain Skier X Program.