True Sport in the News

Reflecting on 2015: The Year of Sport in Canada

January 13, 2016 - The Year of Sport has had some wonderful highs in hockey, soccer, PanAm and Parapan Am Games, Canada Games and some 60 international championships held in Canada. If you want to see some inspiring stories, all one has to do is reflect on Canada’s Top 15 moments in sport in 2015... Read More

National Coaches Week - September 19 to 27

National Coaches Week

September 19 – 27, 2015 marks the first ever National Coaches Week and we’re asking Canadians everywhere for your help celebrating! Whether you are from a National Sport Organization, Provincial/ Territorial Sport Organization, club, or you are a coach, parent, or athlete, we want your help saying... Read More

Canada’s Physical Literacy Consensus Statement

Canada’s Physical Literacy Consensus Statement

In recent years, various stakeholders have engaged in activities to promote and develop physical literacy. Excitement around the concept has also led to a variety of definitions. In a broad consultation, sector leaders in Canada suggested that a common definition with consistent language was needed... Read More

Pee is Gold

Pee is Gold

The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) launched its “Pee is Gold” video and campaign for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games online athlete anti-doping education! We invite you, your athletes and everyone within your sport community to view the Pee is Gold video and share the hashtag... Read More

Kitchener's Bujold celebrates birthday with Pan Am gold

Mandy Bujold wiped tears away from her eyes as she stood atop the podium soon after the fight of her life. "I feel like I've practised the national anthem moment and how it was going to feel and it was just unreal," said the Kitchener boxer. "It's incredible." Read More

RBC Sports Day in Canada - Sport Moves Us Contest

July 22, 2015 - Enter the Sport Moves Us contest by registering your event online by September 4 and sharing how the power of sport is at work in your community! The contest winner will be featured on CBC’s national broadcast of RBC Sports Day in Canada and receive a $2,000 grant from... Read More

Sport Nova Scotia - Sport Makes a Difference

The pledge

March 3, 2015 - Sport Nova Scotia - Sport Nova Scotia has unveiled the 2015 Sport Makes a Difference campaign. The campaign focuses on bringing Nova Scotians back to the heart of sport… the “FUN”. The campaign centres on a Sport Pledge which speaks to adults and stresses a positive sport... Read More

Dina Bell-Laroche, nominated for 2015 Businesswoman of the Year

April 13, 2015 — Ottawa Business Journal — What I'm most proud of is being one of the founders of True Sport. It's grown to over 3,300 chapters. At its heart is a really powerful message about wanting to make sure that sports in communities are a fair, ethical and positive... Read More

An open letter to parents from a referee

April 9, 2015 — Active For Life — When I started refereeing four years ago, I accepted that I would be the target of ridicule and aggression from time to time. To my surprise, I underestimated the frequency and extent of referee dissent. Sometimes the belligerence and disrespect... Read More

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