Grant Recipients 

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2022-2023 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022-2023 Abuse-Free Sport Research Grant Program! A total of nine (9) research projects will be funded through this program.

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Grant Recipient Name University Research Project Title

Danielle Cyr

Royal Roads University

More than Medals: Challenging Organizational Cultures That Inhibit Social and Leadership Development in Performance Sport

Simon Darnell

University of Toronto

Fostering a Positive, Safe and Brave Culture for Youth in Sport

Guylaine Demers

Université Laval

Environnements sportifs inclusifs et sécuritaires pour entraîneur.e.x.s et arbitres LGBTQ2+ : identifications des barrières et solutions potentielles

Curtis Fogel

Brock University

Digital Violence in Canadian Sport

Janice Forsyth

University of British Columbia

Addressing the Silent: Understanding Safe Sport for Indigenous Participants in Canada

Joseph Gurgis

Nipissing University

Investigating Equity-Denied Sport Stakeholders’ Perspectives on the Barriers and Facilitators to Experiencing Safe Sport

Katie Misener

University of Waterloo

A National Investigation of Safe Sport Practices and Decision-Making in Community Sport Organizations in Canada

Sylvie Parent

Université Laval

Analyse des besoins de formations des intervenants œuvrant auprès des athlètes au sujet de la maltraitance en milieu sportif

Tracy Vaillancourt

University of Ottawa

A Tolerated Intolerable: A Longitudinal Examination of Soccer Referee Abuse in Canada and its Impact on Health


All final reports will be translated into both official languages.