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2015 named the Year of Women in Sport

March 9 2015

Athletes honoured at International Women's Day celebration

Mayor Gregor Robertson proclaimed 2015 the Year of Women in Sport at the annual City of Vancouver International Women's Day Celebration.

Mayor Robertson, City Councillors, and Park Board Commissioners honoured athletes who competed in the 2015 Canada Winter Games and Special Olympics 2014 Canada Summer Games for their achievements.

The FIFA Women's World Cup of Soccer takes place in Vancouver in June.

How we honour diversity


Official celebrations and observances

We recognize the valuable contributions of Vancouver's diverse communities is through special celebrations of International Women's Day, Black History Month, Vancouver Pride, Diwali, and others.