News & Events

Launch of the Canadian Sport Helpline March 13, 2019 Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada - Montréal (Québec) – The Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) is pleased to announce the launch of a national toll-free sport helpline to offer assistance to victims or witnesses of harassment, abuse or…

Does your organization have an idea to improve sport participation in Canada? Sport Canada’s Innovation Initiative provides funding to deliver and test innovative program approaches to engage women and girls, LGBTQ2+ communities, persons with disabilities, and newcomers to Canada. The deadline to submit a concept is April 12, 2019. Click…

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…

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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…