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WOMEN IN SPORT SPOTLIGHT: SEPTEMBER 2015

Profiles

Meet Darlene Currie - lifelong athlete and coach who reminds us that sport should be fun.

Questionnaire on Women and Girls in Sport

News

The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) is looking for your feedback on women's and girls' sport in Canada. The data collected from this survey will be included in a research publication that will be released as part of the Fuelling Women Champions campaign by the Dairy Farmers of Canada and CAAWS.

WOMEN IN SPORT SPOTLIGHT: AUGUST 2015

Profiles

To say Holly Tawse is passionate about sport would be an understatement. When she isn’t working as Mission staff for Team Canada or developing programs in BC for wheelchair sports, she is a passionate advocate for sport. More than a hobby, this is her way of life.

WOMEN IN SPORT SPOTLIGHT: JULY 2015

Profiles

Thea Culley started her field hockey career at age 12 and now, seventeen years later, is representing her hometown, her province and her country against the best athletes in the world at the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games.

In Her Footsteps exhibit transformed to honour influential women in sport in BC

News Release

The In Her Footsteps exhibit at the BC Sports Hall of Fame was reopened to the public on July 8 after undergoing an exciting new transformation. The exhibit honours the legacy of women in sport in British Columbia, highlighting more than 50 influential female leaders and ambassadors across the province.

Together, we are #CanadaRED

News

Canada’s Women’s National Team has issued a challenge to all Canadians: stand with them throughout the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™, showing boisterous support.

WOMEN IN SPORT SPOTLIGHT: MAY 2015

Profiles

Local Vancouver referee, Michelle Pye, will be in the international spotlight this summer as she laces up for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015. Pye is one of two referees that will be representing Canada, and the only one from BC on the all-female officiating roster.

Call for nominations: ProMOTION Plus’ 2015 In Her Footsteps

News

Do you know a woman who has made a significant impact in sport in British Columbia throughout her career? ​ProMOTION Plusis seeking nominations for outstanding women and/or teams to honour at the 2015 In Her Footsteps celebration.

viaSport launches new grant supporting gender equity for sport in BC

News

Launching today, viaSport has opened a new grant supporting gender equity for sport in British Columbia. The Professional Development Fund for Advancing Gender Equity in Sport will provide funding for individuals to attend courses, conferences and other educational opportunities.

International Women's Day

News

Annually on 8 March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements.

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