Voices of True Sport

Olympic biathlete

Martine Albert

"What sport has given me is discipline; qualities that will serve me for the rest of my life, in any undertaking I find myself involved in. So what sports have given me, and it's not just to be at the top; everyone needs discipline in life, and in sports, but I think that you need some with all of...Read more

Welcome to the Neighbourhood

2010 Give-Back Challenge Finalist

Tae Geuk Tae Kwon Do planned on organizing a community food drive to support the Friends In Need Food Bank in Maple Ridge. With Thanksgiving and Halloween just around the corner, the food bank will be needing extra support. Tae Geuk organized the food drive to coincide with the opening of our new...Read more

Running with the Bison

Pam Danis

Coach Pam Danis, smiles as she watches the young Skownan First Nation basketball players running confidently alongside the Bison Women’s Basketball team. The teams have forged a relationship that is built on keeping Aboriginal youth in school through sport. “Our vision is to create a structured...Read more

Bridlewood Community: Fostering Healthy and Active Lifestyles

Dina Bell-Laroche

Nestled in the west end of Ottawa, Bridlewood is a community that offers sports programming, provides the opportunity to learn about excellence in sports at school and where parents can access the latest online program about respectful conduct in sport. The community has even publicly celebrated...Read more

President and CEO, United Way of Canada

Al Hatton

“At the United Way, we know that tackling the root causes of social problems is not always easy, but it is always worthwhile. The True Sport Report shows us how community sport can help address social issues before they become problems.”Read more

President and CEO, Community Foundations of Canada

Monica Patten

“Community foundations share the desire to build stronger, healthier communities across the country. We can all see from the True Sport Report how values-driven sport is an effective means of community building.”Read more

Championing Good Sport

As we enter 2012, True Sport is proud to have surpassed 2,500 members who represent millions of Canadians from coast to coast. With the New Year still fresh, we realize that some resolutions can be difficult to keep, but why not consider giving back to your community by resolving to become a True...Read more

True Sport Principles in Action – the True Sport Community Give-Back Challenge

Give-Back Challenge finalists On September 17, Canadians celebrated the second annual Sports Day in Canada with over 1,300 sport events hosted from coast to coast. Presented by CBC Sports, ParticipACTION and True Sport, Sports Day in Canada recognized the unifying power that sport has on people,...Read more

True Sport Cheer

Broadview Public School

“Whether you’re playing sports or you’re working in a group in class, you need to keep these principles in mind,” said Melanie McCarthy, learning resource teacher at Broadview.Read more

Citizens in Action

Evan Chamakese

As a True Sport Champion and a member of the Pelican Lake First Nation, Saskatchewan, Evan Chamakese has witnessed the power of good sport within his own community. Evan, 26, has been teaching physical education, wellness, and computer programming at Pelican Lake First Nation School for the past...Read more

True Sport Schools in Action

Many kids have their first sport experience in school. Whether it is during physical education class, on the jungle gym at lunch or as part of an afterschool program, children are exposed to a variety of physical activities that help them to develop a number of physical and social skills. It is...Read more