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Provincial Nesika Awards

Embrace BC

The Provincial Nesika Awards honour and celebrate British Columbia’s cultural diversity and indigenous communities. They recognize the people, organizations and communities whose exceptional work helps bring our diverse cultures together.

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Heroes Live Here

Heroes Live Here

A community resource for celebrating everyday heroes

Heroes Live Here is a community resource that encourages children and youth to discover what makes a hero heroic, to celebrate the everyday heroes in their own lives, and to act heroically themselves through community projects.


A flexible model for community educators

Download the Heroes Live Here Planning Guide in PDF

Heroes Live Here is a model – a flexible guide for community educators, from teachers and coaches to camp leaders and youth group guides – and can be easily modified and adapted to suit school-based or community-based programs for children and youth in kindergarten through Grade 12.

The model leads participants through three steps: discover the heroes’ stories; celebrate the heroes among us; and choose to act heroically. Read more about Heroes Live Here.

The Heroes Live Here Planning Guide is a practical, easy-to-read, resource guide that outlines how community educators can create customized educational programs for children or youth. You can download a free PDF version of the resource guide, as well as a map that summarizes the Heroes Live Here model, and planning templates that can be filled out electronically. If you would like more information about Heroes Live Here, please email .

Heroes Live Here Planning Guide in PDF English French
Heroes Live Here model map in PDF English French
Heroes Live Here planning templates in PDF English  

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Heroes Live Here Recommended Resources

The Heroes Live Here Planning Guide is included as an educational resource on /EDU, the Canadian school portal for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Visit /EDU to learn more.



Heroes Live Here is a partnership between 2010 Legacies Now and the Province of BC.