News: May 2018

Preparations for the 2019 Canada Winter Games are underway and Team BC has selected the Mission Staff who will support British Columbia’s athletes, coaches, and managers as they prepare for and compete at these national multi-sport Games. Chef de Mission, Jennifer Scott, will lead the team of Mission Staff who will provide administrative, logistical, and performance preparation support. This will be Scott’s first Games as Team BC’s Chef de Mission in addition to her years of experience as Team BC mission staff. Comprised of volunteer sport administrators, educators, sport...
An average of 900 BC children and teens are hospitalized each year due to sports-related injuries. A new website is working to change this by giving parents, kids, coaches and teachers easy access to injury prevention information for over 50 popular sports and recreational activities, including soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, ice hockey, kayaking, hiking and snowboarding. Active & Safe Central was developed by the BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit (BCIRPU) at BC Children’s Hospital in partnership with injury prevention experts, sport injury specialists and sport organizations...