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August Step Up Winners

Island continues to dominate standings

As the Beefy Chiefs Challenge enters its third month, Vancouver Island continues to dominate the standings - sweeping three of the six monthly prizes. Is this an early indication of things to come or will we see other regions become more active as word of the challenge spreads?

This month’s winners…

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Gary, where have you been? BC Chiefs are already part of the solution!


“Are native leaders ready to be part of the solution?” Yes, Mr. Gary Mason, BC Chiefs and leaders are already part of the solution. BC Chiefs set aside anger and acted to improve the health outcomes of their communities in British Columbia. Chiefs tasked the First Nations Health Council to lead the way in creating healthier individuals, families, and communities. British Columbians and Canadians alike need to know about this success story…

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Beefy Chiefs 2.0 – July Prize Winners

Roberts walks length of Vancouver Island! Kruger most active minutes
Photo: Chief John Kruger wins in July for most active minutes

In July, those participating in the Step Up challenge walked a combined total of over 2820 km. Which is the same distance as walking from Whitehorse to Vancouver and then to Penticton.

Each month three Beefy Chiefs participants have the chance to win a Fitbit for a family member- we are excited to share with you this month’s big winners!

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Beefy Chiefs Eligibility Expanded

Beefy Chiefs 2.0 – Eligibility has been expanded to all BC First Nations!

​The 2nd Annual First Nations Health Leadership Challenge – Beefy Chiefs 2.0 Step Up Challenge has been expanded to all BC First Nations citizens.  The First Nations Health Council challenges all BC First Nations to sign up to compete alongside our leadership for most steps, distance, and active minutes.  Registrants must be participating on behalf of a community to be eligible for quarterly and the grand prize, which will awarded at Gathering Wisdom for a Shared Journey VII. We also have many exciting monthly and random prizes for our respected partners and participants!

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