The Stories

YELL Youth Leader Profile: James Naknakin

Anyone who wants to know how MoreSports changes lives needs only to meet 19-year old James Naknakin. James has grown up with MoreSports. Beginning with the program as a young soccer player, he has been a coach, a YELL youth leader, a mentor, and is now a part-time Assistant Hub Coordinator at the...Read more

MoreSports: Giving Kids a Chance to Play

It is well known that sports participation is not only valuable to foster children’s health but also as a prime vehicle to foster social inclusion and community involvement in children as they mature. The MoreSports/YELL model primarily centres on fostering social inclusion by removing barriers to...Read more

GEN7 Aboriginal Youth Role Model Program

A joint initiative of Motivate Canada and the Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC), the long term goal of the GEN7 program is to build strong Aboriginal communities through active participation and leadership by Aboriginal youth. The mission of the GEN7 program is to promote positive Aboriginal role...Read more

Meet the Victoria Dreams - Victoria's Street Soccer Team

It started with a New Year's resolution. The calendar had just turned to January 2011 and I wanted to set a tangible goal for the year. I wanted to do something in the Victoria community that could make a difference. Then I saw an article about an Ottawa street soccer team. Why doesn't Victoria...Read more

9 Lives Adventures

Hello everybody, and welcome to 9Lives Adventures! My name is Karim Ladki and I thank you for taking interest in our journey. Spring of 2010, following the Paralympics here in British Columbia, I noticed a change. This change was provoked through the drive, dedication and overall higher standard of...Read more

Fit 4 Defense

For the past 6 years I have had the incredible opportunity to empower youth through a dynamic program called ‘Fit 4 Defense’ which addresses some difficult issues our young people are dealing with today. The curriculum directly targets social risk factors such as negative attitudes, a lack of...Read more