BUILDING A SAFE SPORT ENVIRONMENT TOGETHER AND CREATING A CULTURE WHERE EVERYONE CAN THRIVE IS A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY

The Canadian sport system are committed to creating a safe sport environment. This collection of resources accessed through SIRC focuses on the elimination of abuse, harassment, and discrimination, as well as concussion and other injury prevention and management.

The UCCMS provides the foundation for the development of a coordinated implementation strategy to prevent and address maltreatment across all levels of the Canadian sport system, and for all participants (athletes, coaches, officials, administrators, practitioners, etc.) This is a result of an extensive consultation process that sought insight and expertise from within the sport system and from external subject matter experts. 

True Sport is a series of programs and initiatives designed to give people, communities, and organizations the means by which to leverage the many benefits of sport from a platform of shared values and principles.

Through public consultation, Canadians have told us that they want their sport experience to be based on the values of fairness, excellence, inclusion, and fun

The CCES also leads initiatives that help individual Canadians and sport organizations to navigate the many issues that threaten to interfere with sport that is fair, safe and open.

The Responsible Coaching Movement (RCM) is a call to action for sports organizations, parents, and coaches to enact responsible coaching across Canada – on and off the field.

The Three Steps to Responsible Coaching help participants and coaches benefit fully from sport participation in a safe, healthy, and fun environment. This methodology is a call to action for coaches and sports organizations to learn and apply consistent best practices in coaching. Rule of Two, Background Screening, and Ethics Training.

The SDRCC provides resources on dispute prevention and offers a vast array of information and best practices from all over the world.  

It was also recently announced that the SDRCC has been selected to establish and deliver a new Independent Safe Sport Mechanism.

The main objective will be to oversee the implementation of the Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and address Maltreatment in Sport (UCCMS) for federally funded sport organizations.

This mechanism will bring further education and awareness to the topic of safe sport.