True Sport in the News

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

Grad student wins award for thesis on transgender policies in sport

May 31, 2016 - At this rate, our graduate students are going to need a bigger trophy case. That’s because Jaxon Rae Hutton was named a 2016 sport study scholarship recipient from the Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund for his Master’s research project on transgender athletic policies in... Read More

Fifty sport groups unite to keep the games positive

May 20, 2016 - Members of Manitoba's sports community have decided to take a stand. Fifty of the province's sport organizations and a total of 146 members so far have signed up for the True Sport Lives Here Manitoba initiative, launched today at Manitoba's Sport for Life Centre. Read More

A New Focus On The Games Kids Play

May 19, 2016 - A group of seven local organizations have banded together to form the driving force behind the official launch of “True Sport Manitoba Lives Here.” That group includes Sport Manitoba, Baseball Manitoba, the Manitoba Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Council, River East Transcona School... Read More

All-stars named at the 2016 Canadian ringette championships

April 9, 2016 – All-stars were named tonight at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Canadian ringette championships in London, Ontario. Agnes Jacks True Sport awards were also presented in each division. Winners included Manitoba U16 , Alberta Blue in the U19 division and Calgary... Read More

Ravens Varsity Athletes get involved in Succeed Clean Program

Succeed Clean

February 23, 2016 - Starting today, Carleton Ravens varsity athletes will participate in a school visit program to talk to middle school students and high school students about Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs (APEDs) and succeeding clean in sport and life. Read More

Lancers partner with local organizations for Succeed Clean program

Succeed Clean

February 17, 2016 - The Department of Athletics and Recreational Services is pleased to announce that athletes in the Windsor Lancer family will participate in the Succeed Clean program to help bring awareness to local youth on the hazards of appearance and performance enhancing drugs. Read More

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

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