BC-Linked Athletes Shine at the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games

VICTORIA, BC – After a record breaking week of competition at the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games, British Columbia-linked athletes and guides captured 30 medals for Canada. Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, The Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, ViaSport, the PacificSport provincial network and the BC Games Society would like to congratulate the athletes,…

BC Athletes Big Part of Team Canada’s Success at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

Vancouver, BC – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) would like to congratulate the athletes, coaches and support staff from British Columbia, as well as the entire Canadian Toron Team, for an outstanding performance at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games. British Columbia-linked athletes came home from the Games with 63 medals, winning 29 per…

Athletics Canada Western Hub Athletes Have Great Weekend at 2015 Canadian Track & Field Championships

Congratulations to all the following athletes who medalled at the 2015 Canadian Track & Field Championships in Edmonton, or qualified for the Pan Ams/Para Pan Ams! These athletes train at or are affiliated with Athletics Canada’s Western Hub, which is located at CSI Pacific. Athlete Event / Result Lucas Bruchet 5000m – Bronze 1500m –…

General Recommendations for Athletes Training in BC Regions Affected by Smoke

VICTORIA, BC – With wild fires raging across many areas of the province this week, BC athletes in regions affected by smoke and ash are being advised to visit bcairquality.ca/readings/ for location-specific advice regarding exercise. In many areas, the advice now states: “No need to modify your usual outdoor activities unless you experience symptoms such…

New UBC High Performance Graduate Certificate To Help Develop Next Generation Of Coaches And Technical Leaders In Canada

The University of British Columbia will be offering an exciting new graduate certificate for high performance coaches and technical sport leaders in August 2015. The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) has partnered with UBC to create the program, which has been endorsed by the Coaching Association of Canada. The UBC Graduate Certificate in High…

Continued Support for Canada’s Top Athletes and Coaches in British Columbia

The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today reiterated the Government of Canada’s continued support for the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network. The Government of Canada is investing close to $16 million per year in the national network of seven…

Registration is Open for International Coaching School

Victoria, BC – Registration is now open for the International Coaching School (ICS), taking place from May 23-30 in Victoria, BC. Hosted by the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific in partnership with the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence, the annual conference provides coaches with two different opportunities to become world-class leaders. The two streams of the…