The women's national teams of ten nations will battle it out in Brampton, Ontario. Hockey Canada will organize the tournament on behalf of the IIHF. The Canadians will receive help from the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association. The schedule of the tournament will be announced in January.
“I’m proud that Brampton is hosting the IIHF Women’s World Championship in April,” said Patrick Brown, mayor of Brampton. “As a healthy and safe city where hockey is especially popular, Brampton is an ideal location for this renowned event. We invite local, national and international audiences to attend what is sure to be a thrilling tournament this spring.”