Aboriginal Sport Circle to launch Communities: Active for life Resource on National Aboriginal Day 2017

June 16, 2017

Aboriginal Sport Circle - OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (June 16, 2017) – Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) will contribute to the celebrations and events happening across Canada on June 21, National Aboriginal Day, by unveiling a new resource for communities.

The nearly 40-page document, titled Aboriginal Communities: Active for Life, will offer a practical tool in helping individuals and communities create quality experiences in sport and activity.

Chief Wilton Littlechild,
Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, opens the preface of the document to be launched on June 21 with the following remark: “This resource will help our children and youth across the country enjoy long, healthy, happy, and good lives”.

Representatives from ASC will be available for interviews throughout the day on June 21.

What:        Launch of the Aboriginal Communities: Active for Life Resource

When:      Wednesday, June 21, 2016 in celebration of National Aboriginal Day

Where:     In-person launch: Cowichan Tribes (Cowichan Tribes gymnasium, 5574 River Road, Duncan, B.C.) Document will also be available online at www.aboriginalsportcircle.ca

Time:      3:30-5:00 PM (PDT) with media event from 3:30-4pm, followed by a Physical Literacy “Playdate”

Who:       Aboriginal Sport Circle in partnership with the Sport for Life Society

CONTACT INFORMATION AND MEDIA REQUESTS

Andrea Carey, Sport for Life Society, Director of Special Projects,

Cell phone: 1-250-216-4223 or  andrea@sportforlife.ca

Heather Kaulbach, Aboriginal Sport Circle Executive Director

Cell phone:  1-613-859-0179 or hkaulbach@aboriginalsportcircle.ca