Burnaby program teaches immigrants to be circus clowns | CIR: Canadian Immigration Report
BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA), recognizes the program which was developed as a way to introduce physical activity to children from immigrant and low-income families.
Burnaby has won a provincial Award of Excellence for its circus program.
The program took place after school in a school gymnasium with the Burnaby school district providing the free space and sponsors were found to allow it to be offered free of charge. Participation was strong with 119 children and 16 volunteers involved.