How the UBC Thunderbirds and Hope and Health are changing the lives of Indigenous children in BC

VANCOUVER, BC – Bill Yoachim, Deanna Gill-Georgica and Ed Georgica sat at a Christmas party in  2010. Drinks in hand, the three began chatting. The three had recently become connected. Gill-Georgica, a consultant by trade, had taken on work for Yoachim’s Kw’umut Lelum Family and Child Services Agency, a child protective service agency headquartered in Nanaimo, BC.  Ed had recently joined the Vancouver Whitecaps of … Continue reading How the UBC Thunderbirds and Hope and Health are changing the lives of Indigenous children in BC

WSOC: Laval, Queen’s end seasons on winning notes

CAPE BRETON, NS – Three of four consolation games in the U SPORTS women’s soccer national championships, the bronze medal game included, needed penalty shootouts to decide their winners.  Both consolation semifinals and the bronze medal match went the distance. These results were in part due to the fact there are no extra time periods in consolation games, instead skipping right to penalty kicks. The … Continue reading WSOC: Laval, Queen’s end seasons on winning notes

Breaking down every team in the U SPORTS WSOC Championships

HALIFAX, NS – The first U SPORTS women’s soccer championships in two years will feature all kinds of teams with different styles. This week, we’ll find out which one of them will prevail as Canada’s best. Some teams are national powerhouses that appear almost every year, while others are in for the first time in years, or ever. Some make their names by filling opponents’ … Continue reading Breaking down every team in the U SPORTS WSOC Championships