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THE LATEST NEWS FROM SASK SPORT INC.

April 2011  

(L-R) Hylke van der Wal, Master Athlete of the Year Recipient, Audra Young - President of Sask Sport Inc., Honourable Bill Hutchinson - Minister of Tourism, Parks, Culture and Sport
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What's Inside
  • Saskatchewan Sport Awards Recipients
  • True Sport Lives Here
  • Sask Sport Inc. March Athlete of the Month
  • Coaches Week in Saskatchewan
  • Sports Day in Canada
  • New on the CAAWS Website
  • Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card
  • Sport Matters Group
     
    Calls of Interest
  • Stacey Levitt Women and Sport Scholarship
     
    Job Opportunities
  • University of Western Ontario - Head Coach Women's Basketball
  • Christopher Lake, Paddockwood & Lakeland Recreation - Summer Employment Opportunity
     
    Mark Your Calendars
  • Coaches Association of Saskatchewan AGM & Coach PD Workshop
  • KidSport™ Fun & Fitness Corporate Challenge
  • Sask Sport Inc. AGM
  • Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame 45th Annual Induction Dinner


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    SASKATCHEWAN'S FINEST ATHLETES, VOLUNTEERS, OFFICIALS AND COACHES HONOURED AT THE SASKATCHEWAN SPORT AWARDS
    Saskatchewan's premier athletes, volunteers, coaches and officials were recognized at the Saskatchewan Sport Awards in Saskatoon. Hosted by Sask Sport Inc., a federation of provincial sport governing bodies, the event featured the 2010 Athlete of the Year Awards, Volunteer Recognition Awards, Coaches Awards and Officials' Awards. Read More

     

    TRUE SPORT LIVES HERE
    Schools in Action: Many kids have their first sport experience in school. Whether it is during physical education class, on the jungle gym at lunch or as part of an afterschool program, children are exposed to a variety of physical activities that help them to develop a number of physical and social skills. Read More
    Citizens in Action: In celebration of the recent National Volunteer Week (April 10-16), True Sport wanted to profile someone who personifies the True Sport Principle “Give-Back” – Evan Chamakese – Community Leader and True Sport Champion.
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    AMBER HOLLAND CURLING TEAM NAMED SASK SPORT INC. MARCH ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
    After capturing the gold at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts National Championship, the Amber Holland Curling Team moved on to compete in their first ever World Women's Curling Championship. They played an amazing tournament and competed against 12 separate teams to come home with a silver medal. Read More

     

    HELP CELEBRATE COACHES WEEK IN SASKATCHEWAN
    The Coaches Association of Saskatchewan has designated May 22-29, 2011 as Coaches Week in Saskatchewan. The week is designed to recognize and celebrate the valuable contributions coaches make to sport and their communities. The week also aims to promote coaching, encourage people to become coaches, and to offer education opportunities for Saskatchewan coaches. Sport Organizations, Communities, Districts, Schools, Universities, Tribal Councils, Métis Locals, etc. are encouraged to consider planning something for coaches during Coaches Week 2011. Keep checking the CAS website for Coaches Week activities as plan progress. Read More

     

     

    SPORTS DAY IN CANADA IS COMING SEPTEMBER 17, 2011
    Make sure that you get in the game and be a part of Canada’s biggest celebration of sport. The second annual Sports Day in Canada is shaping up to be a spectacular event showcasing Canada’s love affair with sport - from our youngest fledgling athletes, to elite world class competitors. Get Your Sport Involved! Brought to you by CBC Sports, ParticipACTION and True Sport, Sports Day in Canada is a national celebration of sport at all levels in communities across the country. Again this year, local organizations, schools and clubs, big and small, are invited to host open-houses, try it days, competitions and tournaments in the week leading up to and including Sports Day on September 17. Read More

     

     

    NEW ON THE CAAWS WEBSITE
    What Men Can Do - Launched in conjunction with the CAAWS Women and Leadership Network, this new section on the CAAWS website provides practical ideas for men, whether encouraging their daughters to stay active or supporting women's active involvement around the board table. Read More

     

    2011 ACTIVE HEALTHY KIDS CANADA REPORT CARD ON PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH
    Active Healthy Kids Canada, and its key partners, ParticipACTION and the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, have worked together to develop the seventh annual Report Card, and are pleased to present its findings. Read More

     

    SPORT MATTERS GROUP
    Taking Action for Sport and Physical Activity in Canada - The “It’s more than a Game” federal election campaign is led by the Sport Matters Group (SMG) - a voluntary group of sport leaders, including over 60 national and provincial sport and physical activity leaders, who care about the future of sport and physical activity in Canada and the fulfillment of sport’s important contributions to our society. Read More

     

     CALLS OF INTEREST

     

    STACEY LEVITT WOMEN AND SPORT SCHOLARSHIP
    The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) is now accepting applications for the 2011 Stacey Levitt Women and Sport Scholarship. The scholarship, valued at $2,500, is awarded annually to a young woman, a girls’ team, or a sport organization that exemplify Stacey’s ideals and qualities. The scholarship, which honours the memory of Stacey, is distributed among five recipients; each recipient will receive $500. Applications will only be accepted between April 1, 2011 and May 31, 2011. Read More

     

     

     

     JOB OPPORTUNITIES

     

  • University of Western Ontario - Head Coach Women's Basketball

  • Christopher Lake, Paddockwood & Lakeland Recreation - Summer Employment Opportunity

    View all Job Opportunities

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    MARK YOUR CALENDARS      
    Event Name Date Location Find out more
    Coaches Association of Saskatchewan
    AGM & Coach Workshop
    May 28, 2011 Regina Inn www.saskcoach.ca
    KidSport™ Fun & Fitness Corporate Challenge May 28, 2011 University of Regina www.kidsport.ca/sk
    Sask Sport Inc. AGM June 18, 2011 Conexus Arts Centre www.sasksport.sk.ca
    Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame
    Induction Dinner
    June 18, 2011 Conexus Arts Centre www.sshfm.com

    View the Sask Sport Inc. Calendar of Events