Community of Fort Nelson

Featured Stories

  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. Spirit of BC Week 2007 celebrated across province

    Spirit of BC Week 2007 highlights from communities throughout BC.

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Related Highlights

  1. The Fort Nelson Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  2. The Fort Nelson literacy task group received $70,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the community and surrounding area.

  3. Students at one Fort Nelson school participated in SportFit to get active and discover new sports.

  4. The Aboriginal Sport Gallery Travelling Exhibit joined the Cowichan Spirit Pole Tour and visited Fort Nelson in 2008.

  5. One youth participated in the Altitude Youth Experience.

  6. Fort Nelson Soccer Association received $2,100 from the Local Sport Program Development Fund for the Northern Rockies Soccer Association.

  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. 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.

  9. Fort Nelson received $5,000 from Spirit of BC.

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

  11. Fort Nelson receivd $100,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve local literacy.

  12. Close to 700 students in 4 schools in the Fort Nelson School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.