News: July 2018

SportMedBC is proud to announce the creation of a new manager position to support the HealthBeat Program. As the program has grown and evolved, the need for a full-time dedicated staff member to manage its increasing responsibilties became apparent. Amanda de Faye, who has worked with the ARW program for the last two years as the program coordinator, and more recently the acting program manager covering a maternity leave, will assume the role of HealthBeat Manager. “Amanda has been an integral part of developing and expanding the HealthBeat program,” says Susan Nguyen, Aboriginal...
DUNCAN – More than 2,000 of the province’s best young athletes are arriving in the Cowichan Valley for the opening of the 2018 BC Summer Games, and the chance to compete for glory in 18 sports. “Like British Columbians all over the province, I’m inspired by the athletes participating in the Summer Games. I am especially happy to see more First Nations athletes in this year’s Games,” said Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. “Along with medals and personal bests, competitors will leave the Games with new friendships and new experiences...