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Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 Celebrates National Volunteer Week with London Drugs, Supporting Partner of the Volunteer Program


Interested community members have until April 30 to apply to volunteer at next year’s Games

VANCOUVER, BC – April 16, 2024 – The Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025, presented by ATCO and Boeing, is pleased to celebrate National Volunteer Week along with London Drugs, supporting partner of the Volunteer Program, which is central to the successful staging of the Games.

There is still time to apply to be part of the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 Volunteer Program, supported by London Drugs. The application period closes on April 30th and all you need is enthusiasm, adaptability, a positive outlook, and willingness to learn. The time commitment is very manageable, and there are opportunities to volunteer both before and during the Games, which will run from February 8-16, 2025. In return for a just few days of your time and energy, you’ll get the experience of a lifetime. Locals in Metro Vancouver and the Sea to Sky corridor, as well as across British Columbia and Canada wanting to get involved are strongly encouraged to submit an application to volunteer, which takes less than five minutes to complete. Multi-language skills are not necessary, however are always welcome.

“As a Gold Sponsor of the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025, and a long-time supporter of our Veterans’ and service members across Western Canada, we are very proud to be Supporting Partner for the Volunteer Program.  This is just one of many ways we are going above and beyond for the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025, and one that is close to our heart,” said President and COO of London Drugs, Clint Mahlman.  “It is also a reflection of our commitment to supporting healthy communities and celebrates the important role volunteers have for transformational, once in a lifetime experiences, like the Invictus Games.”  

Volunteerism is a core part of London Drugs’ corporate social responsibility and community engagement efforts. The company actively supports, facilitates, and encourages volunteering through its foundation, partnerships, and employee opportunities. During the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025, London Drugs‘ personalized approach to health and wellness care will extend to the volunteers, ensuring they feel valued and supported, as they are integral to the success of the Games and the experience provided to competitors, their families and friends, and spectators.

Volunteering is a way to support not just Canadian Veterans and service members, but Veterans and service members from up to 25 other nations, and their families and friends. Apply to volunteer and help us support and thank our Veterans and service members, joining in the journey of shared recovery.

“The Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 volunteers will be the heartbeat of the Games and have an experience of a lifetime!” said Robyn McVicker, COO & Deputy CEO, the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025. “The promotion of volunteerism is a fundamental value of the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 Organizing Committee and we are honoured to align in values with London Drugs as the supporting partner for the Volunteer Program.”

Volunteers will play a significant role in supporting the operations and delivery of the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025. This includes both pre-Games and Games-time roles. They will demonstrate how community members can join in and contribute to a shared journey of recovery for military service members and Veterans and deeper social purpose for the competitors, as well as their family and friends. Our Volunteer Program will provide a meaningful and impactful experience, one which leaves participants with increased awareness of the shared journey of recovery through sport. We aim to leave volunteers with an improved understanding and appreciation of our military members, of visible and invisible wounds and disabilities, and a greater cultural awareness that actively includes acts of reconciliation with Canada’s First Nations.

About the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 

The Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025, presented by ATCO and Boeing, is an international adaptive sporting competition for wounded, injured, and sick service members and Veterans. Taking place from February 8th – 16th 2025, the seventh Invictus Games will bring together up to 550 competitors from up to 25 nations to British Columbia, Canada. Through the power of sport, the Games will inspire recovery, support rehabilitation, and generate a wider understanding and respect for those who have served their country.  

As the first-ever Winter hybrid Games in Invictus Games history, The Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 will see competitors given the opportunity to participate in both winter and core adaptive sports. These Games will feature new winter adaptive sports including: Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding, Biathlon, Nordic Skiing, Skeleton, and Wheelchair Curling, in addition to the core adaptive sports of Indoor Rowing, Sitting Volleyball, Swimming, Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair Rugby.  

The Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 will be held on the traditional territories of the Lil̓wat7úl (Líl̓wat), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. The organizing committee is committed to collaborating with the Four Host First Nations, addressing Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action, and respecting Indigenous protocols in all aspects of the Games.  

True Patriot Love Foundation, the Government of Canada, and the Province of British Columbia are the Founding Partners of the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025. For more information, visit

About London Drugs

Founded in 1945, B.C.-based London Drugs sells to every province and territory in Canada through its online store, and has 80 London Drugs locations throughout BC in more than 35 major markets throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. London Drugs offers customers a range of products from personal protection equipment for pandemic safety to digital cameras and cosmetics to computers and televisions. Renowned for its creative approach to retailing, the company employs more than 9,000 people with pharmacy and healthcare services at the heart of its business. Committed to innovation and superior customer service, London Drugs has established itself as a reputable and caring Canadian company that supports Canadian brands and continues to position itself for future growth and development.

Media Contacts:

Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025

Jacqueline Galbraith

Senior Communications Specialist

[email protected]


London Drugs

Jackie Goldstein


[email protected]


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