Register Now for Upcoming True Sport Webinar Series

Ottawa – March 27, 2024 – Registration is now open for a two-part True Sport webinar series hosted by the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and Sport Law. Participants will learn how committing to the meaningful and intentional activation of True Sport helps foster a sport culture that leaves less room for harm and provides a greater chance for sport to reach its full potential. 

sport-law-logo-full-color-rgb-150px.pngTrue Sport is an initiative of the CCES, a network leader of values-based sport. This approach is underpinned by seven True Sport Principles that ensure sport instills character in participants, strengthens communities, and increases opportunities for excellence. Sport Law is a long-time supporter of True Sport and a strong advocate for sustainable and effective solutions to Safe Sport challenges.

Participants can register for one or both sessions. Those who attend both will be eligible to win a True Sport prize pack.

The webinars will be delivered in English and resources will be available in French, including the presentation slides.

Session 1: Implementing True Sport in Organizations and Communities Across Canada

Thursday, April 18, 12-1 p.m. EDT

Facilitated by:

  • Melissa Sullivan, True Sport Coordinator, CCES
  • Will Russell, Sport Lawyer, Sport Law, and
  • Kristin Noonan, Safe Sport Facilitator, Sport Law

Learn about implementing True Sport as an approach to values-based sport and how this plays a crucial role in creating a safe sport environment. This session will provide an overview of True Sport, present promising practices for implementation, and spotlight True Sport resources and tools, while providing evidence for the benefits of bringing the True Sport Principles to life. You’ll be inspired to help foster and create fair, safe, accessible, and inclusive sport for everyone!

Register now closed.

Session 2: Activating True Sport at the National, Provincial/Territorial, and Community Levels

Thursday, May 9, 12-1 p.m. EDT

Moderated by:

  • Karri Dawson, Executive Director, Values-Based Sport, CCES
  • Will Russell, Sport Lawyer, Sport Law, and
  • Kristin Noonan, Safe Sport Facilitator, Sport Law

Learn from sport leaders across Canada who have created successful strategies to activate True Sport within their organizations. You’ll be motivated by tangible examples of how to activate True Sport in your sport or community.


  • Jon Caver, Manager, Sport Pathway, Speed Skating Canada
  • Alexandra Proulx, Manager, Safe Sport & Culture, Speed Skating Canada 
  • Jill Brothers, Technical Director, Nova Scotia Curling
  • Dawn Currie, Executive Director, Recreation and Parks Association of Nunavut
  • Hailey Jones, Sport and Community Development Specialist, Town of Aurora (Ontario)

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About the CCES

The CCES works collaboratively to ensure Canadians have a positive sport experience. Through its programs, the CCES manages unethical issues in sport, protects the integrity of Canadian sport, and promotes True Sport to activate values-based sport on and off the field of play. The CCES is an independent, national, not-for profit organization that is responsible for the administration of the CADP. The CCES acknowledges funding, in part, from the Government of Canada. For more information, visit, follow us on X (Twitter)Facebook, or Instagram

About Sport Law

Sport Law has been providing strategic insight to the Canadian sport community since 1992. We offer a full range of consulting, leadership coaching and legal services to the Canadian sport community. We are accessible, affordable, highly skilled, and bring experience and common sense to every project. Our vision is to elevate sport. To learn more about us please visit


For further information, please contact:

Megan Cumming
Manager, Corporate Communications
+1 613-521-9533 x 3233