January 19, 2018 WomenActive-NS Association (WANSA) is pleased to announce that Karen MacTavish has agreed to take over the work of WANSA, and we couldn’t be happier! We were sad to see Gabrielle Gallagher go, but wish her all the best in her new role. Karen has...read more
The WomenActive Nova Scotia Association would like to thank everyone for attending our first Annual General Meeting on June 9th, 2017.
Our Board was very pleased and inspired to see so much interest and support (in person, and from those who called in from across Nova Scotia). Once again a big THANK YOU to Soccer Nova Scotia for hosting us. For our First Annual General Meeting report – please click...read more
To check out the beautiful photos take by Moments in Time Photography from our April 1st event - the Reception photos can be seen here & the Awards photos can be seen here....read more
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The physical activity, sport, and recreation sectors in Nova Scotia need more women on their boards. Let us know if you would like to be part of a new training program for Women on Boards.
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If you are in Nova Scotia and live, work, or volunteer in the physical activity, recreation, or sport sector and have a story related to women and girls in sport, physical activity and recreation, we want to hear your story!
As a child I loved to run, swim, and climb on things. I did cartwheels any and everywhere I could. My parents signed me up for different sports and activities, enrolled me in summer day camps at the Dartmouth Sportsplex, and encouraged me to play outside as much as...read more
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Blogs will not exceed 400 words and will be focused on experiences or knowledge of women and girls in physical activity, sport, or recreation.