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Importance of Fitness for the Spinal Cord Injury Community
Kyle Gieni, Resource Coordinator, PIRC
November 30, 2017

Importance of Fitness for the Spinal Cord Injury Community

It is no secret that being physically active is important, but this is of the utmost importance for those living with a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI). People living with SCI are more prone to health risks such as blood clots and obesity, which could lead to more complex cardiovascular diseases. Other complications include pressure sores,…

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Sledge Hockey Showdown
Kyle Gieni, Resource Coordinator, PIRC
November 16, 2015

Sledge Hockey Showdown

After 6 years of hosting successful sledge hockey tournaments for community members, Sportability BC will team up with the Surrey Sport and Recreation Centre to host another great opportunity for businesses and community partners to play in the 7th Annual Sledge Hockey Showdown. Every year, the Showdown brings over 100 players from around the lower…

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Is a Co-Op the Right Accommodation for You? Things You Should Know About Housing Cooperatives
Kyle Gieni, Resource Coordinator, PIRC
June 23, 2015

Is a Co-Op the Right Accommodation for You? Things You Should Know About Housing Cooperatives

Broadview Housing Cooperative Located on West Broadway and Waterloo, Vancouver, B.C., is where I’ve called home for the past 6 years. I found out about this place through word of mouth at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre where I work out in the gym on a regular basis. After applying and successfully getting accepted by the…

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"Changing Minds, Changing Lives" - Encouraging Involvement in Disabled Sports
Kyle Gieni, Resource Coordinator, PIRC
April 22, 2015

“Changing Minds, Changing Lives” – Encouraging Involvement in Disabled Sports

National Women’s Sledge Hockey Captain, Peggy Assinck, and ten year National Wheelchair Rugby veteran, Trevor Hirschfield, recently shared their stories and broke down barriers regarding disabled sports in Canada. Changing Minds, Changing Lives is a program that educates healthcare professionals, students, and community groups on the benefits of sports and how to get their clients…

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