True Sport in the News

2022 Canadian Ringette Championship declared a True Sport event

Ottawa, March 3rd, 2022 – Every year, millions of Canadians come together through sport. In every province and territory, community sport inspires friendship, learning, health, and personal growth. Canadians tell researchers that after the family, sport is the most powerful influence on young... Read More

New True Sport Report sheds light on the potential power of sport in a changing world

On February 1, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) published “Power of Sport: The True Sport Report.” The new publication builds on “What Sport Can Do: The True Sport Report” (2008) that provided conclusive evidence of how good sport can be used intentionally to positively influence a... Read More

Natation Artistique Quebec Proudly Declares their Commitment to True Sport

July 6, 2021- Natation Artistique Québec (NAQ) is dedicated to fostering sport experiences that are fair, safe and open to all by activating and engaging their stakeholders in their commitment to True Sport. “We are a proud member of True Sport and are actively striving to foster sport experiences... Read More

The Absence of harm is not enough

September 28, 2020 - Hearing that comment on a recent Zoom call was an “aha” moment. When I began my role as Safe Sport Lead with Sport Nova Scotia in January, most discussions regarding “safe sport” focused on defining “safe” as the absence of harm—especially around abuse, harassment and... Read More

A True Sport Journey: Gymnastics Canada’s new Values-Based Coaching Module

September 30, 2020 - Build the foundation. Create champions. Inspire the nation.” Although Gymnastics Canada’s (GymCan) mission statement refers to the sport of gymnastics, it could also describe their new project with the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) to create a True Sport e-learning... Read More

Gymnastics Canada launches Values-Based Coaching Module during National Coaches Week

September 23, 2020 – Gymnastics Canada is pleased to launch our new online Values-Based Coaching Module, developed in partnership with the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), as part of National Coaches Week celebrations. Read More

Hnatiuk Reflects on #NoRefNoGame

September 15, 2020 - Clayton Dreger asked Sport Manitoba President & CEO Jeff Hnatiuk to comment on #NoRefNoGame, a campaign that features personal stories from Manitoba officials sharing what it’s like to be behind the call. Read More

New campaign from Sport Manitoba seeks to bolster respect toward officials

September 2, 2020 - Sport Manitoba is launching a campaign to remind local amateur athletes, coaches and fans that if there are no referees, then no games can be played. The media campaign, called #NoRefNoGame, aims to bring attention to the declining participation of sport officials due to... Read More

Ridgebacks women's hockey star Kassidy Ford wins national scholarship

June 26, 2020 - After four seasons of making an impact in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) ranks, veteran Ridgebacks women's hockey player Kassidy Ford is preparing to translate her passion for sports by having a positive impact on the student-athletes who will follow her. Read More

$54M Minto Rec Complex opens in Barrhaven to high fanfare

July 13, 2016 - Minto becomes first facility to adopt True Sport Principles before opening. Coinciding with RBC Sports Day in Canada, the Minto Recreation Complex celebrated a national distinction by becoming the first facility to adopt the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport’s True Sport... Read More

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