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Karen Unger

in Edmonton

Educate, Integrate, Celebrate

PRESENTED ON JUN 01, 2017
IN EDMONTON @ VOL 28

"In a world that likes to divide between us and them, it's not about creating a space for them and creating a space for us. It's about recognizing our common humanity."

Karen Unger introduces us to motionball, an organization that seeks to introduce young professionals to the Special Olympics movement and break down barriers between 'neuro-typical' adults and adults with an intellectual disability.

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The Northern Sport Centre Has the Power to Move You

BY SCOTT MCWALTER
IN PRINCE GEORGE

Becky Dochstader and Scott McWalter are the Communications Team for the Northern Sport Centre and are proud to be participating in PG’s first ever PechaKucha event. “The Power to Move You” theme is a natural fit for the Northern Sport Centre, and Becky and Scott explain how the NSC is not only a provider of movement, but a recipient as well. The NSC is a world-class sport and fitness facility that provides Northern BC with the power to move, but in reality, it’s the members, user groups and staff who move us. 

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Pickle Ball: North America's Fastest Growing Sport

BY ALLEN CLASS
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 06, 2015

Allen Class introduce us to the fastest growing sport in America, Pickleball. He discuss the history of this sport as well as how to play it. 

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I Have a Disability and I Don't Want to Get Rid of It

BY RAFAEL BONFIM
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 10, 2015

Rafael Bonfim has a disability and does not want to get rid of it. He wants to use it. (In Portuguese)

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Inspiration: Speaking the Passed Torch

BY RAMZY FAROUKI
@ VOL 16 ON MAY 27, 2015

Ramzy Farouki reflects on the theme of 'Creative Inspiration' gathering insight and interpretation from reflections on work, life and personal experiences. 

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Corridors of Uncertainty: Art in Sport, Sport in Art

BY THOMAS CLARK
@ VOL 2 ON APR 20, 2016

Selkirk football clubs poet in residence, Thomas Clark, talks about the benefits of combining art and sport.

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Quidditch - The Fictional Game Redefining Sport

BY CHRIS RADOJEWSKI
@ VOL 25 ON JUN 09, 2016

"There's no other sport that I know that's as inclusive as quidditch. It's brought nerds to sport—nerds who have never played sports before. It's a gateway drug to sports and a healthy lifestyle."

Quidditch player and Team Canada Head Coach Chris Radojewski dispels some misconceptions about one of the world's fasting growing sports, Quidditch is indeed real—and it's growing, staking a reputation as fast and hard-hitting while paving the way for gender inclusivity in sport.

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Inclusivity

BY NEIL BAILEY
@ VOL 27 ON SEP 14, 2016

A label on the outside of a bathroom door can be the beginning of a world-changing narrative.  Inclusivity is a hot topic in the progressive world of 2016 yet we should have evolved much further than what we consider "progressive" by now.  

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Seems I'm Sport-Addicted

BY MUNAVARA RAKHMANOVA
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 27, 2017

Munavara Rakhmanova, business analytics expert in telecommunication company explains how she is keen on sport.

 

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Celebrate, Expand, Evolve: Reinventing Communites

BY AUTUMN SMITH
@ VOL 144 ON FEB 22, 2017

Autumn Smith discusses Cafe Company's newest project, Wired Hotel. This project is ingrained in the culture and tradition of its community and seeks to revolutionize and revive the community of Asakusa and East Tokyo.