“Boxing gave me the feeling I could take on anything,” Konikow says. “It’s a positive experience for me. Boxing opened a lot of doors and opportunities for me. It gave me the confidence to go through those doors and achieve more goals in life.” With the age restriction being raised to 40, Konikow is back in the ring and planning to compete.

ACTIVEZ, une initiative de Motivate Canada, présentera la 9e édition de son Forum national de leadership pour les jeunes à l’université Carleton, à Ottawa, du 8 au 12 mai 2013. Les Canadiens âgés de 16 à 22 ans peuvent présenter une demande pour participer à ACTIVEZ 2013.

Un groupe de jeunes autochtones ontariens s’est réuni à Toronto pour s’amuser, discuter et apprendre les uns des autres. Maintenant qu’ils sont de retour dans leurs communautés, ils sont impatients de devenir les catalyseurs de changements sociaux positifs.

Nick Ugoalah is a 5-time National champion wrestler who’s greatest accomplishment on the mat came when competing at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England in 2002 where he dominated his opponents and took home the gold medal for Canada.

During recess today at Settler's Green Public School in Meadowvale, Sabina Freemantle said children were racing up to her to share their goals.

As part of Aboriginal Education Month, Humber staff and students got to spend a morning throwing punches at an Olympic boxer.

Ten-year-old Jasmine Wabegijig and 12-year-old Lauren Wabegijig-Jourdain stood beside Mary Spencer, shadowing the world champion boxer's every move.



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