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Ridley College pursues multisport mission

Physical literacy and scholastic achievement are more interconnected than you think. At Ridley College in St. Catharines, students are taught about the three-fold nature of development — mind, body and spirit —  and that exercise is a key component in wellness. As part of their studies, they have the choice to participate in 19 competitive…
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Volleyball BC welcomes Canadian newcomers

Volleyball BC is embarking on a multi-faceted initiative to boost the number of Canadian newcomers playing the sport, and has already seen success through their pilot projects and summer camps. This is part of a larger strategic plan launched by the provincial sport organization in early 2021 to promote diversity and inclusion in governance, programs…
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Creating a positive sport environment: a conversation with Pamphinette Buisa

When she was younger, people were always telling Pamphinette Buisa that she was too aggressive. She had tried out various sports like volleyball and basketball in elementary school, and she just didn’t seem to fit in. That’s when she discovered rugby, a sport where she was actually encouraged to hit people. She had been self-conscious…
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Sport for Life honours Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of Black Canadian participants in sport and physical activity, and to learn about their impact on Canadian culture. From Barbara Howard becoming the first Black female to represent Canada at an international competition in 1938 to Donovan Bailey winning the gold medal at the…
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