Archives from ViaSport

Feb. 5, 2018

2018 viaSport Coach of the Year Awards

Do you know a coach that is deserving of recognition for their outstanding achievement and contribution to the advancement and well-being of athletes in their sport? Nominations for the 2018 …

Aug. 16, 2017

viaSport hosts free LGBTQI2S Sport Forum in partnership with You Can Play

Hosted in partnership with You Can Play, the P.R.I.D.E. in Sport Forum is dedicated to helping coaches, parents, athletes and volunteers create inclusive spaces for individuals that identify with the LGBTQI2S community. Join us as we learn from …

Jul. 18, 2017

Get your Pride on: You Can Play & viaSport partner to make sport more inclusive

81% of Canadians have witnessed or experienced homophobia in sports, while 84% of gay men and 88% of lesbians have experienced slurs in sport environments. A recent study of B.C. youth indicated that gay, lesbian, and bisexual …

Jan. 24, 2017

Standing Together to #EraseBullying in Sport

If we stand together, we can erase bullying in sport. A sport environment in which participants - athletes, coaches, volunteers, and officials - are exposed to negative experiences such as bullying can be harmful and …

Nov. 17, 2015

ViaSport Launches #LevelTheField Inclusion Campaign for Sport in BC

#LEVELTHEFIELD is a province-wide movement that will work to create a more inclusive sport culture in BC by targeting gender equity, the LGBTQ2+ community, accessibility, socioeconomic inclusion, and cultural diversity. On November 17, viaSport is implementing the …

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