Public Service Announcement
Iqaluit Wins ParticipACTION Community Challenge
August 1, 2023 – Iqaluit, Nunavut
The City of Iqaluit is very pleased to announce that ParticipACTION has awarded the City of Iqaluit the title of “Nunavut’s Most Active Community” for the 2023 ParticipACTION Community Challenge.
In addition to that great title, Iqaluit’s Recreation Department receives a $15,000 to go towards physical activity in the community.
In the past 4 years, ParticipACTION has awarded over $1 million to winning communities to support local physical activity and sport initiatives, and $5.7 million in grants to local organizations across Canada to provide opportunities to be physically active
About the ParticipACTION Community Challenge:
The ParticipACTION Community Challenge is a national physical activity and sport initiative that encourages everyone in Canada to get active throughout June in search of Canada’s Most Active Community. The challenge is open to all communities and individuals, ultimately recognizing Canada’s Most Active Community and awarding it with $100,000 to support local physical activity and sport initiatives.
In addition to the national winner, there is also prizing for the most active community in each province and territory. Individuals can participate in the ParticipACTION Community
Challenge by downloading and tracking their movement in the free ParticipACTION app throughout June, or by joining local Community Challenge activities.
The ParticipACTION Community Challenge is proudly supported by the Government of Canada, Saputo and Sun Life.
For additional information, please contact:
Kent Driscoll Communications and Customer Service Manager