International Women's Day

International Women's Day


On International Women’s Day and throughout the month of March, Hockey Canada will shine a light on grassroots efforts to advance gender equality in communities across the country, and honour Canadian women and girls who are finding powerful ways to drive positive change through hockey. Content will be featured at HockeyCanada.ca and across Hockey Canada’s social media platforms – TwitterInstagram and Facebook.

A player, coach and official, Andrea Skinner has turned a lifelong love of the game into a chance to shape the next generation with the Hockey Canada Board of Directors.
The Blackhawks’ director of hockey administration talks about her journey, and blazing a trail for women in the NHL.
As a young girl, a university athlete and a physician, Dr. Laura Bennion has always had a connection to Canada’s game.
Hockey Canada is helping women earn their coach certification and developing role models for the next generation.
Learning the game together
The Female Indigenous Hockey Program is giving young Mi’kmaq players a chance to fall in love with Canada’s game.
A look at the legends
Celebrate the women who have left their mark on the game – from its humble beginnings to its endless possibilities.
Age? Doesn’t matter. Skill level? Doesn’t matter? Role? Doesn’t matter. Women’s hockey has something for everyone.
Check out 10 remarkable stories that exemplify the involvement and leadership of women in the game.
The feedback from more than 6,100 Pond to Podium webinar participants was overwhelmingly positive.
Ever wanted to give Canada’s game a try? Esso Fun Days give girls and women a free, fun introduction to the game.
Does your local hockey association want to help welcome new-to-hockey families in your community to the game?
Do you know a woman who goes above and beyond? Nominate them as a BFL Female Coach of the Year!
Davey leans on hockey family
When Brianna Davey battled a rare blood disorder, the hockey community stepped up to support the B.C. Hockey staffer.
Growing the women’s game
The women who wear the Maple Leaf strive to inspire the next generation of young girls, and Janes wants to help.
Hockey-playing Barbie dolls are hitting the shelves at Tim Hortons, with proceeds helping grow the women’s game.
Hockey Canada is addressing diversity and inclusion with the addition of five new members, including three women.
Hockey is hers
The Hockey Canada Foundation has unveiled Hockey is Hers, its three-year pledge to get girls and women in the game.
The Women Master Coach Developer program is equipping women with the training to develop more coaches.
On International Day of the Girl, some of the most influential women in the game share their vision for the future.
Check out photos from events held from coast to coast to coast during World Girls' Ice Hockey Weekend.
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