Engaging Newcomer Girls & Women: Physical Activity & Sport Handbook

Quality engagement in sport and physical activity can support the integration of newcomer girls and women into their communities and positively impact their overall quality of life.

Engaging and integrating newcomers into all aspects of community life is a priority across Canada. This handbook outlines key considerations and provides recommendations based in practice so we can better engage newcomer girls and women in sport and physical activity.

Photo: Black Creek Community Farm

Inside you will find:

  • Snapshot of the Canadian Landscape and Immigration trends
  • Key considerations for working with newcomer girls and women
  • Strategies to recruit and design programs for newcomer girls and women
  • Tools, checklists and how-to guides

Canadian Women & Sport thanks the following partners for their participation and commitment to making sport in Canada an inclusive space for all women and girls:

We acknowledge the financial support of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada in this project.