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Abuse-Free Sport publishes first Sport Environment Assessment report

June 6 2024
MONTREAL, QC – Abuse-Free Sport announces the publication of its first Sport Environment Assessment report. A Sport Environment Assessment (SEA) serves to address and prevent systemic issues[...]

Abuse-Free Sport unveils 2023-2024 research grant recipients

May 24 2024
MONTREAL, QC – Following a successful first year that saw nine projects financed, the Abuse-Free Sport Research Grant Program (Program) is proud to announce the 2023-2024 grant recipients. A[...]

Abuse-Free Sport launches public registry

March 28 2024
MONTREAL, QC – The Abuse-Free Sport Registry, a key component of the enforcement of the Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sport (UCCMS), is now live and available to[...]

Abuse-Free Sport unveils new resource: An Introduction to the UCCMS

February 14 2024
Montreal (Quebec) — The Abuse-Free Sport program announces the launch of its new interactive resource: An Introduction to the UCCMS. This tool aims to simplify and facilitate a better understanding[...]

Abuse-Free Sport Announcement

December 19 2023
Sarah-Ève Pelletier, Canada’s inaugural Sport Integrity Commissioner, will be stepping down from the role in early 2024. Commissioner Pelletier’s difficult but personal decision follows a[...]

SDRCC Announces Significant Amendments to the Canadian Sport Dispute Resolution Code

September 28 2023
Montréal (Québec) – The Board of Directors of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) has adopted a new Canadian Sport Dispute Resolution Code (Code) which will come into effect on[...]

Eighty-six organizations join Abuse-Free Sport in its first year

August 2 2023
MONTREAL, QC – Abuse-Free Sport (the Program) onboarded 86 Program Signatories in its first year of operation, including all federally-funded National Sport Organizations and several Multisport[...]

Great advances as Abuse-Free Sport enters fourth quarter of its initial year

April 13 2023
MONTREAL, QC – The Abuse-Free Sport program has released its third quarterly report since launching in June 2022, highlighting significant advances throughout its three pillars in implementing[...]

First Safe Sport Research Symposium Lays the Foundations for the Future

October 20 2022
The Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) held its first Safe Sport Research Symposium on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at the University of Toronto. The event was another step in the right[...]

Abuse-Free Sport Announces New Collaborators as it Officially Opens Doors

June 20 2022
As it officially launches its first phase of operations today, Canada’s new independent safe sport mechanism becomes Abuse-Free Sport, unveils new websites and welcomes an exceptional group of[...]

Office of the Sport Integrity Commissioner to launch first phase of operations on June 20, 2022

May 17 2022
The Office of Canada’s Sport Integrity Commissioner (OSIC) will launch its first phase of operations on June 20, 2022.

Canada’s First Sport Integrity Commissioner Announced

April 5 2022
Sarah-Ève Pelletier has been selected by the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) to serve as Canada’s first Sport Integrity Commissioner, to oversee the central hub within Canada’s[...]