2015 is the Year of Sport

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, hasdeclared 2015 as the “Year of Sport” in Canada

The declaration celebrates the role sport plays in our Canadian identity.  From our local playgrounds, to recreational sport leagues all the way to our inspiring high performance athletes, sport is vital to the cultural fabric of our nation. 

Throughout 2015, we encourage all Canadians to celebrate sport in their neighbourhoods, towns or to get involved as a volunteer or spectator in one of the 60+ international sport events being hosted in Canada including:

2015 will be a busy year for Sport Matters as we celebrate the Year of Sport and the numerous sport events that are taking place . We will also be preparing for the sector’s involvement in the federal election, an important event that we want to ensure our sport, physical activity and recreation voices are heard.