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Many community gaming grants coming to Northwest BC

The BC Government is distributing $48 million to sports and arts and culture groups.

“People’s lives are enhanced by the sports, arts, and cultural programming that not-for-profit organizations offer throughout British Columbia,” said Anne Kang, Minister of Municipal Affairs.

“Healthy, vibrant communities are key to a healthy, vibrant province and these grants are one way our government is helping people in communities thrive.”

Burns Lake:

  • Lakes District Pony Club, $1,680

Fort St. James:

  • Community Arts Council of Fort St. James, $7,500


  • Hazelton Skating Club Association, $7,000


  • Kitimat Dynamics Gymnastics Club, $25,000
  • Kitimat Minor Hockey Association, $25,000
  • Kitimat Marlin Swim Club, $19,200
  • Snow Valley Skating Club, $23,350
  • Kitimat Museum and Archives, $5,900


  • Smithers Minor Hockey Association, $40,000
  • Bulkley Valley Cross Country Ski Club, $38,000
  • Smithers Figure Skating Association, $21,000
  • Bulkley Valley Soccer Society, $26,000
  • Bulkley Valley Gymnastics Association, $29,000
  • Smithers Ski Club, $32,000
  • Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association, $35,000
  • Bulkley Valley Concert Association, $13,000
  • Bulkley Valley Folk Music Society, $30,500
  • Bulkley Valley Historical and Museum Society, $8,000
  • Smithers Gallery Association, $20,000
  • Smithers Multicultural Society, $3,250
  • Valley Youth Fiddlers Society, $15,000

The province distributes $140 million in community gaming grants to not-for-profits every year.

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