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Sport NB is seeking a full time Program and Communications Coordinator. Applicants should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the amateur sport system within New Brunswick. Ideal candidates will have a background in sport and recreation but all applicants are encouraged to apply. Please note, candidates for this position…

Across the system, stakeholders are increasingly calling for a values-based approach to sport in Canada to address a range of social and systemic issues (including those addressed in the articles below). But what is “values-based sport”, and what does it look like in practice? Mike McLenaghen provides an overview, launching…

Here you will find information on Sport NB services, upcoming events, and all of the successes from our provincial sport organizations! This newsletter will be sent out each January, March, May, July, September, and November. Just follow this link.

Canadian Paralympic Committee and CBC /Radio-Canada announce streaming coverage of Paralympic Super Series throughout 2019 - Series will allow viewers to watch Canada’s top para athletes compete at key events between Paralympic Games Ottawa & Toronto, January 10, 2019 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and CBC /Radio-Canada, Canada’s Paralympic Network,…

Sport NB hosted the annual Konica Minolta Sports Awards Saturday November 24th in Dieppe. The event celebrates the best in New Brunswick amateur sports community.   Westmont Hospitality Group Female Athlete of the Year: Charlie Cavanagh, Saint John, Boxing   Westmont Hospitality Group Male Athlete of the Year: Brendan Corey,…

THE IMPLICATIONS OF CANNABIS LEGALIZATION FOR ATHLETES October 10, 2018 The legalization of cannabis in Canada will have significant implications on the Canadian sport system, ranging from anti-doping policy, to athlete and staff safety and wellbeing, to risk management for organizations. In conjunction with its partners, SIRC will be providing…

Community sport organizations do more than just develop athletes – they provide opportunities for youth and families to make a positive impact on social issues such as mental health, gender equity, cultural integration, and bullying. This video highlights different types of social responsibility initiatives that benefit CSOs, their members, and…

Sport development theories support multisport participation over early specialisation among children; but what does research say? A recent Canadian study that followed children over five years found that by age 15, children who focused on multiple sports when they were 10 years old had a higher likelihood of being engaged…