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2022 Canadian Native Fastball Championships – JFK Law

August 9th, 2022 JFK Law was pleased to be able to help support the 2022 Canadian Native Fastball Championships which was held in Prince George B.C. over the holiday weekend (July 28 – August 1, 2022). The event brought 80 teams from all over Canada to compete in 5 different categories. We would like to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 202215 Views

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B.C. stadium used to host national Indigenous fastball tournament damaged in suspicious fire – CBC

Concession stand, broadcast area at Spruce City Stadium in Prince George badly damaged: tournament organizer Aug 05, 2022 A piece of Indigenous baseball history in Prince George, B.C., suffered serious damage in a fire that RCMP are investigating as an arson. Police said they received a report of a fire at Spruce City Stadium, located […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202222 Views

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Nominations open for Tom Longboat Awards

(July 29, 2022) – Nominations are now being accepted for the Tom Longboat Awards, which recognize Indigenous athletes for their outstanding contributions to sport in Canada. The Tom Longboat Award is the longest standing, and one of the most prestigious, awards for Indigenous athletes in the country. The Awards are named in recognition of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202289 Views

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Vancouver council votes to support Indigenous-led 2030 Olympic bid – National Post

Jul 20, 2022 The Squamish, Lil’wat, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam chiefs told the committee that supporting the bid is an opportunity to act on reconciliation commitments VANCOUVER — An attempt to host the 2030 Winter Olympic Games in British Columbia has reached a new milestone after a majority of Vancouver council members voted Wednesday to continue […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202221 Views

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COC: 2030 Feasibility Team Shares New Q&A

VANCOUVER (July 18, 2022) – The Lil̓wat7úl (Líl̓wat), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam),  Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations, Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) have released a new Q&A addressing concerns about timeline and logistics. The Q&A can be found here. Last week, the Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations both unanimously endorsed continuing work […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 202217 Views

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Nomination process open for National Indigenous Coaching Awards

The National Indigenous Coaching Awards are delivered annually in partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada. These awards were developed to recognize the outstanding commitment and contributes of Indigenous coaches to sport in Canada. As a program of the Aboriginal Sport Circle, the National Indigenous Coaching Awards provide a forum for acknowledging the participation and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202231 Views

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Feasibility team presents financial estimates for 2030 Games highlighted by privately funded organizing committee to deliver Games operations

VANCOUVER (July 8, 2022) – Today, the Lil̓wat7úl (Líl̓wat), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam),  Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations, together with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) as part of the 2030 Leadership Assembly, presented financial estimates for hosting a future Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in British Columbia. The announcement comes […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 202227 Views

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Four prominent First Nations along with Feasibility Team to Present Investment Estimates for 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in British Columbia

(July 6, 2022) – The Lil̓wat7úl (Líl̓wat), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations, together with the Feasibility Team representing the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee, invite media to a briefing on the initial investment estimates to deliver the recently proposed Games Hosting Concept for a potential 2030 Olympic and Paralympic […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 2022107 Views

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Merritonians win ‘Indigenous Youth Excellence’ sports award – Merritt Herald

Jul 6, 2022 Three young local Indigenous athletes have won the 2021 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport, being hailed for their commitment to sport, active living, education, and culture. Darius Sam of Lower Nicola, a member of the Neskonlith Band, and Keanu Manuel of Merritt and the Upper Nicola Band are two […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 202221 Views

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Indigenous Athletes in Interior Region Receive Prestigious Award

Six Outstanding Indigenous Athletes in Interior Region Receive Prestigious Award Traditional Territory of the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples / Victoria B.C. (June 22, 2022) – The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is pleased to announce the six outstanding athletes named as the Interior regional recipients of the 2021 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202231 Views

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