True Sport in the News

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

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

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