CAAWS is proud to announce it's partnership with ParticipACTION #150PlayList !
ParticipACTION 150 Playlist

Have you started tracking your activities yet?

If you have not done so, create an account here and start tracking as many activities as you can. There are many fun and different activities you can choose from, such as snow fort building, skating, and even dog sledding! 

CAAWS is proud to partner with ParticipACTION on this initiative.  For more information visit ParticipACTION 150 Play List web page.


Most Influential Women List 2016

Winners will be announced soon!

Each year, we shine a spotlight on exceptional women in sport and physical activity annually with the Most Influential Women List.

The selection panel is meeting mid-month, and we will be announcing the Most Influential Women List 2016 shortly!

For more information on the program, visit our website.


Thank you for your applications
CAAWS would like to thank each of you who have applied for this year's WISE Fund. We are currently in the process of evaluating applications and will be announcing the 2017 WISE Fund recipients in March 2017!
Ten recipients will receive a grant of $1,000 each to support professional development or programming.

Visit the CAAWS Website for more information about the WISE Fund. 
Canadian Sport for Life Conference

Theme: Nurturing Excellence

The Sport for Life Canadian Summit brings together leaders who work to enhance the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada. This year summit will take place January 24 - 26 at the Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel, in Gatineau, QC Canada.

CAAWS is proud to present on Nurturing Excellence for Girls - Issues and Action. 

The session will engage participants in a conversation about quality sport for girls and young women, and use facilitated discussion and planning tools to address persisting barriers and to ensure that policy, programs, and practice are aligned.

For more information, please visit the Sport for Life website

International Women's Day Lunch & Learns

Mark your Calendar!
In honour of International Women's Day, CAAWS is organizing two events in both Ottawa and Toronto.  They will take place on March 8th and March 9th, 2017.
More details to come! Stay tuned!
Upcoming Dates
January 21, 2017 - Leadership Workshop: Effective Communication (Saskatoon)
January 23, 2017 - Leadership Workshop: Managing Conflict (Kamloops, BC)
January 25, 2017 - Leading the Way with Guylaine Demers (Webinar)
January 29, 2017 - Leadership Workshop:? Conflict Management (Saskatoon)
February 7, 2017 - Leadership Workshop: Conflict Management (Toronto)
February 9, 2017 - Leadership Workshop:? Conflict Management (Saskatoon)?

For more information on CAAWS upcoming events visit our calendar
Congratulations to ...

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Haley Wickenheiser, who announced her retirement from the national women's hockey team.

Aurélie Rivard on being named “Ones to Watch for 2017” by The International Paralympic Committee

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