Community of Burns Lake

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  1. Burns Lake offers softball for Aboriginal youth

    Burns Lake receives funding for Aboriginal youth softball program.

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  2. 21 community sport programs in B.C. receive funding

    2010 Legacies Now is making sport more accessible for people throughout the province by supporting projects ranging from the development of a speed skating program for at-risk youth in Kamloops to the launch of a girls' skateboarding program in Armstrong.

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Related Highlights

  1. More than 1,500 young hockey players particpated in the Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournament.

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

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

  4. Students at three Burns Lake schools participated in SportFit to get active and discover new sports.

  5. The Burns Lake literacy task group received $70,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the community and surrounding area.

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

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

  8. Wet'suwet'en First Nation received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund for its summer swim program.

  9. Aboriginal Spirit received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund to purchase ice-time for its women's hockey program.

  10. Two youth participated in the Altitude Youth Experience.

  11. Spirit of Burns Lake received $2,500 from the Local Sport Program Development Fund for its girls' hockey program.

  12. Burns Lake received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  13. 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.

  14. More than 645 students attended Explorations summer camps in the Nechako Lakes School District.

  15. Sprit of Burns Lake received $1,000 funding from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund for their Summer Softball program.

  16. Village of Burns Lake received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  17. Burns Lake received $5,000 from Spirit of BC.

  18. Spirit of Burns Lake received $2,500 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund for equipment for Canoeing for Our Culture.

  19. Burns Lake Mountain Bike Association received $2,000 from the Local Sport Program Development Fund for their Leadership through Mountain Biking program.

  20. Village of Burns Lake received $2,000 from the Local Sport Program Development Fund for their Recreation Rocks - Broomballin' It! program