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We are committed to delivering autism training as a means to build capacity across the province and beyond.

Canucks Autism Network is proud to support families living with autism across British Columbia. In the North, we have initiated relationships with a number of communities, parent groups and facilities to help to build capacity across the province.

In May 2017, we embarked on a Northern Training Tour which welcomed sports and recreation staff, service providers, parents, and community members in the following regions:

May 5: Fort St John
May 6: Dawson Creek
May 7: Tumbler Ridge
May 8: Burns Lake
May 9: Smithers
May 10-12: Prince Rupert

The workshops covered strategies for supporting individuals with autism in community recreation settings and also provided attendees with free access to valuable resources to help make local sporting opportunities more accessible and inclusive.

The Northern Tour was supported by local sponsors in each community as well as our key supporters, including Engage Sport North and the  Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert. Learn more about our training opportunities.

We continue to search for new partnerships and funding opportunities that will allow us to introduce more programs, training opportunities, and events in regions across British Columbia. If you know of a potential program partner or funder, please email [email protected] with more information.