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Equitable Voting Structure status update

BC Soccer is advising members and affiliated clubs on the status of the work done to establish a more equitable voting structure for soccer in British Columbia.

Following the outcomes of the BC Soccer Special General Meeting held on June 1st, and in the spirit of transparency and collaboration that has guided this entire process, BC Soccer is providing further updates on the current situation regarding bylaw amendments and voting structure within the organization, and the possibility of sanctions from Canada Soccer.

A message from Jason Elligott, Executive Director and Gayle Statton, President is available via the link below:

Safe Sport Statement
BC Soccer believes that everyone involved in soccer has the right to participate in safe and inclusive environments free of abuse, harassment, discrimination, and to enjoy the sport at whatever level or capacity they participate in. The welfare of everyone involved in soccer is the foremost consideration and in particular, the protection of children in the sport is the responsibility of everyone involved.

About BC Soccer

Established in 1904, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sports organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer-specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants, consisting of registered players, coaches, referees, administrators and soccer leaders. As a professional not-for-profit society and a member of Canada Soccer, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for existing and potential participants, as well as provide support in the most effective and appropriate way for current players, parents, volunteers, member clubs, leagues, and districts.