Voices of True Sport

Talking Smart and Caring True Sport

Rowing together for the London Community Teamwork the name of the game for Banff Canmore Community FoundationRead more

True Sport at the 2017 Canada Games

True Sport “Standing Os” were used during the 2017 Canada Games to recognize athletes and teams who lived the True Sport Principles. Canada Games participants were encouraged to nominate True Sport moments that were deserving of special recognition, and by the close of the Games, nearly every...Read more

Penguins Aquatic Club, “Kingston Y Penguins Give-Back” – Kingston, Ontario

The Kingston Y Penguins is a competitive swim team designed to allow children with physical disabilities, and their able-bodied siblings, to find pride and success through achievement. The program provides a place where young people can explore their abilities and find within themselves the...Read more

Regina Midget AA Pacers, “Pacers Pay it Forward” – Regina, Saskatchewan

After coming in second at a baseball tournament in Saskatoon, the Regina Midget AA Pacers received an extra cheque for $125.00 from the Quinn Stevenson Memorial Athletic and Spirit Trust. The directive was to “pay it forward” to the baseball community however they saw fit. The Pacers players...Read more

Leitrim Minor Hockey Association, "Hawk-ey Gives Back" – Leitrim, Ontario

As Christmas approached last year, the Leitrim community was struck with two tragedies: the death of a young mother of five girls, and the father of another family was fighting for his life on a heart transplant list. The local hockey community was trying to figure out how they could work together...Read more

Testimonial from a True Sport Club

Why did the West Ottawa Soccer Club join TRUE SPORT?
Why did the West Ottawa Soccer Club join TRUE SPORT?

Kristina Kiss, Technical Director, West Ottawa Soccer Club, former national team athlete and Olympian, shares why and how the Club has embraced True Sport; and why you should too!Read more

The Club Excellence program is another way you can bring True Sport to life!

Does your club or association: Want to attract more participants? Need more volunteers? Want to attract new funders? Want to bring True Sport to life? Want to spend less time “putting out fires”? If you answered YES to any of these questions, the Club Excellence program can help your club achieve...Read more

Vancouver Parks Board - Integrating True Sport & Canadian Sport for Life into Your Community

From Policy to Playground

From Policy to Playground Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L), the True Sport Foundation (TSF) and the City of Vancouver are working together to develop a resource for community recreation programmers on the development and implementation of strategy and programs that align the True Sport Principles and...Read more

The Power of True Sport

Because Good Sport Can Make a Great Difference

The Power of True Sport
The Power of True Sport

Because Good Sport Can Make a Great Difference. What people need is a way to influence their sports community to safeguard and promote good sport. It is as if parents, coaches, officials and supporters lack the equipment to participate in a competition where the prize is the future of good sport...Read more

What's threatening sport in Canada?

Making good sports of, and for, us all

To view the CTV Winnipeg interview, For a video of Paul Melia on CTV News, click here .Read more

The Stories We Loved in 2014

As True Sport continues to grow, communities, sport organizations, schools and citizens across the country are becoming Champions and integrating the True Sport Principles into their programs, competition structures, classrooms and communities. The Stories We Loved in 2014 is a celebration of the...Read more

True Sport Facility in Action: Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven

Creating the Conditions for Change The Sport We Want: January 2016 Minto Recreation Complex – Barrhaven celebrated their first anniversary on November 21 st , 2015, RBC Sports Day in Canada, with continued commitment to True Sport. The daylong celebration was True Sport themed and visitors...Read more

It’s Not a Game, It’s a Way of Life

2014 Give-Back Challenge Finalist

The Dog River Howlers are an invitational rugby club founded by Karl Fix in early 2007 for the lovers of "our game". The club is based in Dog River (Regina), Saskatchewan, Canada ,which was the fictional home for CTV's popular "CORNER GAS" TV series. The Howlers are made up of players and...Read more

De nous à vous – semaine de sports

2014 Give-Back Challenge Finalist

The members of the De nous à vous / From Us to You Committee of the École secondaire publique Louis-Riel organized a sports week to raise money for the following organizations: Right to Play, Kidsport, Jump Start and the Terry Fox Foundation. Students at the School participated in various...Read more

We Are One - Kickin’ it in the Community

2014 Give-Back Challenge Finalist

Nepean City SC draws on an area with quite a varied demographic; NCSC’s catchment area consists of population of established and new Canadians representing a variety of income levels and diverse communities. NCSC has formed two significant partnerships with communities in need within the Ottawa...Read more

Ottawa Youth Curling League

2014 Give-Back Challenge Finalist

OYCL is a new youth curling league that brings kids from various clubs in and around the city together to play curling each week. This is the first ever youth curling league in Ottawa. The official ribbon cutting and launched was on October 26th with special guests from the professional world of...Read more

Jeux Régionaux 2014

2014 Give-Back Challenge Finalist

The mission of the Jeux de l’Acadie is to recognize and promote Acadian and French culture and language among Acadian young people in Nova Scotia by organizing sports and cultural activities. To fulfil this mission, a network of regional committees will encourage people of all ages to volunteer...Read more

Love to Ride Bikes

2014 Give-Back Challenge Finalist

The Cyclesmtih Junior Racing Team is a group of young riders who train and compete together, out of the love for sport. We lead by example, encouraging a younger generation of riders to discover the fun and freedom of cycling. Our 12 week Short Track Series in Halifax, Nova Scotia is all about...Read more

Investors Group: Investing in Sport – Investing in Community

Its employees and Consultants, ces employés et experts-conseil

Creating the Conditions for Giving Back The Sport We Want: Find ways to show your appreciation for the community that supports your sport and helps make it possible. Investors Group and the True Sport Foundation share the belief that good sport can make a great difference – a great difference in...Read more

Huntsville High School: Honouring True Sport Youth Champions

John Cowan Huntsville High School

John Cowan wasn't a fan of the ugly attitude developing within school sports. The current Huntsville High School physical education teacher, who was then-athletic director, says he noticed a lack of appreciation for officials, opposing teams and coaches. "There seemed to be a lot more emphasis on...Read more