Case Studies

Indigenous girls reconnect to their roots through lacrosse

Storm Selects Lacrosse was awarded a WISE Fund Grant in 2018. The Challenge Storm Selects Lacrosse formed in 2017 with a goal to work with a team of Indigenous female athletes to grow the game of lacrosse in British Columbia and to develop future leaders and role models. After the completion of the North American […]

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Workshops and Presentations

Leading the Way: LGBTQI2S Inclusion in Sport

This workshop provides sport leaders, including coaches, athletes, officials, with the opportunity to understand what LGBTQphobia is and how it can hurt their organization. From understanding lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and two spirit (LGBTQI2S) language and dealing with sensitive issues such as same-sex relationships amongst teammates, to reviewing policies and practices to ensure they […]

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Research & Insights

Position Statement: Trans Inclusion in Sport

Canadian Women & Sport is dedicated to creating an equitable sport and physical activity system in which girls and women are actively engaged as participants and leaders. Since more and more Canadian children, youth and adults are choosing to live their lives in the gender that is more congruent to their sense of self, rather […]

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Research & Insights

Seeing the Invisible, Speaking About the Unspoken: A Position Paper on Homophobia in Sport

In recent years, Canadian sport leaders have pursued a number of national policy initiatives and programs to promote safety, fun, fair play and ethical conduct within the Canadian sport system.  In most cases, the experience of sport is overwhelmingly positive for participants — but in rare cases, the sport experience is not safe and welcoming. […]

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Research & Insights

The Rally Report: Encouraging Action to Improve Sport for Women and Girls

The call to play, move, and compete is a rallying cry that excites us, challenges us, and inspires us to come together.  The Rally Report, produced in partnership with Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities and with research completed by IMI International, explores current Canadian trends in sport participation with a specific focus on the target groups of girls ages 6–18.  […]

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Webinars Originally Presented: August 26, 2020

We Are Sport: Diversity & Leadership

Canadian Women & Sport and She’s4Sports are teaming up to highlight the experiences and voices of BIPOC leaders in the sport sector. Join Canadian Women & Sport and She’s4Sports for a conversation about how movements for equity in sport are changing what visionary leadership looks like. Our panel of experts will share their thoughts and […]

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Webinars Originally Presented: July 29, 2020

We Are Sport: LGBTQI2S Inclusion

Canadian Women & Sport and She’s4Sports are teaming up to highlight the experiences and voices of BIPOC leaders in the sport sector. Join Canadian Women & Sport and She’s4Sports for a conversation with athletes and leaders from the LGBTQI2S sports community on what inclusion and allyship in sport should look like to ensure that there […]

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Webinars Upcoming: September 23, 2020

We Are Sport: Mental Health

Join Canadian Women & Sport and She’s4Sports for a conversation about mental health and inclusion in sport. Our panel of experts will address the importance of mental health practices and resource for athletes and those working in the sports industry. The discussions will take a holistic lens on approaches to health and wellness including: nutrition, mental performance […]

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