Tag: <span>ePACT Network</span>

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Introducing the Southern Straits Sailing Race

ePACT is proud to sponsor the Southern Straits sailing race for 2015! Hosted from April 3rd to 5th by the West Vancouver Yacht Club, the race is a true community event that hundreds of sailors look forward to each and every year. We had the pleasure of sitting down with Sonia Telford, the Southern Straits...

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The Devil is in the Details – Event Planning and Preparedness

Event organization is all about planning and preparation, no matter what type of event you are hosting. Jessica Kym is the Sport Accessibility Strategist for ViaSport, and has organized large scale events like the Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay, the Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay, and the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games. With these events,...

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5 Resources to Get Ready for a Safe Baseball Season

Spring will soon be in the air (or at least we hope so!) and that means Batter up for baseball players! Registration for most baseball leagues is underway, with the season starting in just a couple months. Although youth baseball isn’t a contact sport, emergencies and injures do occur.  In fact, a report from the...

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Winter Blizzards and your Safety

As parts of Eastern Canada and the United States experience extreme winter weather conditions, we’re reminded of the importance of winter safety. The recent blizzard of 2015 hit certain areas particularly hard, with several feet of snow, cancelled flights, power outages, and halted transportation systems. Although we aren’t able to control the weather, we can certainly...

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Natural Disasters of 2014

In 2014, we saw our fair share of disasters. From cold outbreaks to mudslides, earthquakes, and tornados, the year was yet another reminder to prepare for the unexpected. Here’s a quick review of the different disasters we witnessed in 2014: 1) The Polar Vortex – Kicking off 2014, on January 5th the “polar vortex” affected 240 million...