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Aboriginal Sport Circle – BOD Expression of Interest

Aboriginal Sport Circle EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Board of Directors August 2020 Application Package is due 5 pm EST September 15, 2020 The Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) Board of Directors (BOD) is extending a call for the Expression of Interest from individuals interested in serving on the board for a two (2) year term commencing in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202084 Views

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Canada Sevens: All Blacks visit to Musqueam forges another Aboriginal sporting link – The Province

The 16 teams that play in the Canada Sevens all make time to visit community groups; this year the New Zealand team made a visit to the Musqueam reserve. As a teenager Larry Grant trekked from his home on the Musqueam reserve by the Fraser River down to Stanley Park in 1954 to watch the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202057 Views

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Rossland Senior Warriors decide to keep First Nations logo amid scrutiny – Trail Times

The Osoyoos Indian Band chief has since given his support for team to keep the logo Aug. 18, 2020 The Rossland Senior Warriors hockey team has decided to keep its logo, despite allegations that it’s discriminatory to First Nations people and culture. One of the most vocal people about the issue has been Alexandria Moon, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 202076 Views

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Coquitlam minor hockey team retires ‘Chiefs’ name, logo – News 1130

Aug 16, 2020 COQUITLAM (NEWS 1130) — Coquitlam’s minor hockey team is looking for a new name and logo. The Coquitlam Minor Hockey Association executive has voted unanimously to “retire the Chiefs logo and branding.” “The board has directed that a committee be struck to plan both member engagement and the transition to new branding […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2020104 Views

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I·SPARC: Registration Open for Online Healthy Living Leader Training

The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is pleased to announce that registration is open for this year’s Online Healthy Living Leader Training Sessions. Our healthy living team will be bringing you the training sessions live over Zoom, with all the engagement, activity and laughter you’re accustomed to in-person. These sessions are available […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 202080 Views

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It’s really fun’: Stó:lō teens learn to build trails — and then shred them on mountain bikes – CBC

Aug 14, 2020 The program includes a five-person paid summer crew and several volunteer trail days for youth “I’m a hiker mainly,” says Lloyd Laroche, 17, standing next to a mountain bike trail being build at the Chilliwack Community Forest in the Fraser Valley. The sounds of hand tools tearing out roots and striking rocks ring […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 202087 Views

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I·SPARC’s Return to Activity Guidelines

I·SPARC has compiled these guidelines based on recommendations published by provincial and municipal Health Authorities as well as provincial sport and recreation organizations. They are the currently understood best practices at time of publication and were approved by I·SPARC’s Board of Directors. It is the responsibility of all participants to assess their own risks and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 202036 Views

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This Vancouver-based group is raising money to bring skateboarding to Indigenous communities – Vancouver Is Awesome

Nations Youth Society launched earlier this year, with the goal of “empowering Indigenous youth to embrace their right to self-determination through the positive impact of skateboarding.” A group of Vancouver-based skateboarders is working to introduce Canada’s Indigenous youth to the sport they love and the many benefits associated with it – and they’re asking for the public’s help to do […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 202065 Views

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Announcing Provincial Recipients of the Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

Victoria, BC (June 18, 2020) – The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC), in partnership with the Province of British Columbia, is pleased to announce the selection of 10 outstanding Indigenous athletes for the 2019 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport. The provincial ceremony was scheduled to take place in March […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 202065 Views

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ISPARC’s COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response Thank you for visiting ISPARC’s COVID-19 Response. Here you will find news and updates as we build a new way forward and create a plan that will allow us to safely resume activities for our program participants. I·SPARC’S Return to Activity Update I·SPARC’s Operational Continuity Plan I·SPARC Suspending Programs and Events Due to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202089 Views

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