Ticket packages are on sale now for the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, July 28 to August 13.
The Canada Games Council has announced that two-time Olympic medalist Jennifer Heil and two-time Paralympic medalist Bo Hedges will be the ambassadors of the Canada Games Activity Challenge.
Kelly Guest will represent Team BC at the 2017 Canada Summer Games as the Lead Coach, and Laura Medcalf will be joining the Team staff as Manager.
The Canada Games Council announced the Canada Games Activity Challenge as a Canada 150 Signature Project, supporting children and teachers in Canadian classrooms to build daily active healthy habits.
Team BC alumna Grace Northrop of Prince George competed at the 2015 Canada Winter Games. She is now taking her talents and experience to coaching and was an apprentice coach at the 2016 BC Winter Games.
Meet swimming coach, Jennika Efford of Victoria. She was a mentor coach at the 2016 BC Summer Games and will join Team BC as an apprentice coach at the 2017 Canada Summer Games.
British Columbia will be sending another strong contingent of athletes to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games with more than a quarter of the team hailing from this province including 13 BC Games and Team BC alumni.
Three Team BC coaches have been selected to the Apprentice Coach Program for the 2017 Canada Summer Games.
Five Team BC and BC Games alumni contributed to Canada's record setting medal haul at the Rio Olympic Games.
Twenty-eight canoe and kayak paddlers from eight BC clubs have been selected to the Canada Summer Games long list squad.