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Gender Equity Forum Sets the Stage for Sport Leadership Conference

Events

On Wednesday, November 6, the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS), in partnership wi

#LevelTheField gender equity campaign wraps up in BC

News Release

The #LevelTheField Gender Equity campaign wrapped up yesterday, March 31, at the Game On! Women in Sport event at Chilliwack Museum and Archives. The campaign was the first phase of #LevelTheField — a province-wide movement led by viaSport to create a more inclusive sport culture in BC.

13 female leaders join advisory group for girls and women in sport

News

Thirteen female sport leaders have joined the second term of viaSport’s Girls and Women Advisory Group (GWAG) for sport and physical activity in British Columbia. viaSport welcomes seven new members, including B.C. Olympians Karina LeBlanc and Allison Forsyth, and Paralympian Elisabeth Walker-Young.

Why are 84% of Canadian women missing out on the benefits of sports?

News

Canada may be a sport-loving nation, but when it comes to access to sport for Canadian women, it has a long way to go for the win. So say the findings from a new research publication, unveiled today by Canada’s dairy farmers and the Canadian Association for Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS).

Register now! Game on! Women in Sport #LevelTheField event

Events

Register now! On Thursday, March 31, Chilliwack Museum and Archives, and viaSport will be teaming up to celebrate women in sport and wrap up our #LevelTheField Gender Equity campaign.

Register now! FREE Women In Soccer community outreach sessions

Events

Join the conversation! The BC Soccer Women in Soccer Committee is holding 5 FREE regional outreach sessions across the province to engage females in the sport. 

#LevelTheField Ambassador: Lyndsay Belisle

Profiles

For each week of the #LevelTheField campaign, viaSport will introduce a new ambassador, and share why gender equity is important to them. This week, Olympian and coach Lyndsay Belisle writes a letter to the sport of wrestling sharing how it changed her life. 

Apply now! Professional Development Fund for Advancing Gender Equity in Sport

News

Looking to support gender equity in British Columbia? Apply now for the latest intake of the Professional Development Fund for Advancing Gender Equity in Sport.

#LevelTheField Ambassador: Karin Lofstrom

Best Practices

For each week of the #LevelTheField campaign, viaSport will introduce a new ambassador, and share why gender equity is important to them. This week, Karin Lofstrom, Executive Director for the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) shares her story.

#LevelTheField Ambassador: Allison McNeill

Profiles

For each week of the #LevelTheField campaign, viaSport will introduce a new ambassador, and share why gender equity is important to them. This week, Olympic basketball coach Allison McNeill shares her story.

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