Province of BC Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture
The Province of BC through the Sport Branch of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is responsible for British Columbia’s participation in the Canada Games. This includes policies and funding to support the Team BC program as well as intergovernmental relations, appointing representatives to Games committees and support of the Games when they are hosted in our province.
BC Games Society
The BC Games Society has been responsible for staging the BC Winter and BC Summer Games since 1978. Experts in mult-sport Games management, the organization assumed responsibility for Team BC in 2013. This work includes appointing the Chef de Mission for each Games, setting policies, creating partnerships, and implementing the operational functions of the program.
Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
Canadian Sport Institute Pacific works with national and provincial partners and a team of sport scientists and medical experts to provide programs and services to athletes and coaches to ensure they have every advantage to win medals for Canada. With that expertise, the organization takes the lead to coordinate the performance program for Team BC in preparation for national multi-sport Games.
Sport Med BC
SportMedBC is works with sport medical and paramedical practitioners in British Columbia to promotes leadership, public awareness and education in the areas of sport medicine, sport science and sport training. The organization dedicates a staff member to manage the provision of sport science and medicine support services to Team BC athletes and coaches.
viaSport British Columbia is responsible for providing strategic leadership to sport in B.C. and increasing levels of physical activity at every stage of life, in every community. Formed in partnership with the provincial sport sector and the Province of BC, viaSport is shaping a new, more effective model for sport delivery and funding support which drives increased participation, powers sport excellence and promotes British Columbia as a sport hosting destination.