Press Releases

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Dec 18, 2017Vancouver firefighters to ignite females’ firefighting passion

Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services joins Coast Guard and Navy in announcing new Operation: This IS You! hands-on experience events for BC girls and women

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Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Calgary

Sep 14, 2017Rear Adm. Royal Canadian Navy calls “All hands on deck ladies!"

Navy to host two Operation: This IS You! events with Achieve Anything Foundation to inspire more women in Aviation, Aerospace, Marine & Defence and other STEM fields

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Canadian Coast Guard Hovercraft

Aug 21, 2017Operation: This IS You! takes off with the Canadian Coast Guard

Achieve Anything Foundation launches a new series of hands-on experience events to inspire more women in Aviation, Aerospace, Marine & Defence and other STEM fields

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Kirsten Brazier

May 30, 2017Kirsten Brazier earns honorary degree for inspiring females in aviation, aerospace, marine industry, and defence sector

Kirsten Brazier loves working in aviation. And her enthusiasm for sharing this career path, and other STEM-based fields, with females of all ages, has earned her an honorary doctorate from the University of the Fraser Valley.

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Delta Police Pipe Band

February 23, 2017World Famous Pipe Band Joins Lieutenant Governor to Support Diversity

Internationally Renowned Delta Police Pipe Band to perform for Her Honour at The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! EPIC Aviation, Aerospace, Marine & Defence Event in March

The Delta Police Pipe band recently shared the stage with Sir Paul McCartney for a third time, joining the rock legend to perform Mull of Kintyre for 50,000 fans at a Vancouver concert.

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USAF B-52 Bomber

February 1, 2017USAF Supports Gender Diversity with Massive B-52 Bomber

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress and Crew from 307th Bomber Wing hoping to attract diverse talent at World’s Largest Aviation, Aerospace, Marine & Defence Diversity Event

The world’s longest serving and most versatile combat aircraft in military history will be available for participants to explore at The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! free outreach event at the Abbotsford International Airport on March 11-12, 2017.

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NASA Astronaut Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper

January 19, 2017US Navy Diver Decided She Had the Skills to Build Space Stations

NASA Astronaut and US Navy Veteran to Inspire Thousands of Female Future Leaders at World’s Largest Aviation, Aerospace, Marine & Defence Diversity Outreach Event

US Navy underwater ship-fixer turned NASA Astronaut Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper to inspire thousands of participants of all ages on March 11-12, 2017 at the Abbotsford International Airport.

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February 28, 2016International Space Duo Beams Into Abbotsford Airport

NASA Astronaut and CSA Space Engineer to Inspire Female Future Leaders at Aviation, Aerospace, Marine & Defence Event

NASA Astronaut (Ret.) Wendy Lawrence and CSA Space Engineer Isabelle Tremblay team up to inspire thousands at the world’s largest event to address gender and cultural diversity in Aviation, Aerospace, Marine and Defence.

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January 28, 2016Girls Fly Too! Lands in Chinatown with Kilts and Scotch

The Sky’s No Limit - Girls Fly Too! honoured to participate in Chinatown’s famous New Year parade

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January 06, 2016Lieutenant Governor Encourages Females to Explore Unusual Possibilities

The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, will be attending the global phenomenon that’s taking gender equality to new heights and encourages others to join her

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November 09, 2015The Sky’s No Limit - Girls Fly Too! Going for Another World Best

Inspiring future leaders: Thousands of females and their families expected at Aviation, Aerospace, Marine and Defence event The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! free community outreach events continue to grow in popularity. On March 12-13, 2016 over 15,000 participants from around BC and beyond are expected at the Abbotsford International Airport, Abbotsford, BC for the largest outreach event of it’s kind, worldwide.

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April 12, 2015Abbotsford Event Sets World Precedent - 1741 Females Fly Free

For the third time in four years The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! annual aviation and aerospace outreach events have set a new worldwide precedent for the largest outreach event of its kind ever held.

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March 3, 2015Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, Special Guest of Honour

Join Her Honour, The Honourable Judith Guichon at the opening ceremony as she welcomes females into aviation, aerospace and space at the fourth annual The Sky's No Limit - Girls Fly Too! outreach event at the Abbotsford International Airport.

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February 23, 2015Female Space Traveller Lands in Abbotsford March 7 to Inspire 10,000

10,000 girls, women and their families gathering from around BC are excited to discover why the sky really is no limit and meet with Astronaut Wendy Lawrence, veteran of 4 missions to space.

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January 5, 2015BC Pilot to set World Precedent on Weekend of International Women’s Day

Female airplane and helicopter pilot spearheads unprecedented outreach event March 7-8, 2015 at the Abbotsford International Airport with the goal to inspire women to explore aviation and aerospace.

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April 7, 2014The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! 2014 Event Sets Worldwide Precedent, Wins World Trophy

BC’s Langley Regional Airport hosts the largest female aviation outreach event of its kind in world history and wins ‘Most Female Pilot Friendly Airport Worldwide’ award.

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February 3, 2014Free Event Encourages Females to Explore Aviation and Aerospace

Look up, way up… and you might see something that transforms the way women and girls view the world of aviation – and their futures.

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February 20, 2013Minister of Transportation Joins Mayor to Welcome Girls in Aviation

Minister Ramsay and Mayor Heyck will be on hand to help inspire and encourage females to pursue aviation vocations at The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! event at the Yellowknife Airport, Yellowknife NT Saturday March 9, 2013.

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January 30, 2013Yellowknife Aims to Keep International Title For “Most Female-Pilot-Friendly Airport Worldwide”

The 2013 The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too community event is being held as part of the annual Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week celebration and is designed to raise awareness of the opportunities available to girls and women in the air and space industry and spark vocations.

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April 10, 2012Yellowknife Airport wins trophy for “Most Female Pilot Friendly Airport in the World”

The efforts of four Trinity Helicopter pilots to introduce Northwest Territories girls and women to aviation have paid off. As part of the second annual Women of Aviation Worldwide Week March 5-11, the four pilots participated in The Sky’s No Limit - Girls Fly Too event at the Yellowknife Airport, which provided the opportunity for more than 400 girls and women to experience their first flight in a small aircraft.

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