Applications being accepted for Risk Management Workshops

The CCES has announced that applications are being accepted for the next round of Risk Management Workshops for NSOs and MSOs. Expressions of interest … [Read more...]

SLSG supports PSOs applying for the Ontario Amateur Sport Fund

On March 13, 2017, the Ontario government announced a new multiyear funding program to support recognized provincial sport organizations to develop … [Read more...]

Sport Law & Strategy Group proudly supports the launch of iS4

The Sport Law & Strategy Group ("SLSG") is proud to support the launch of iS4, a new company formed by former and current Canadian National Soccer … [Read more...]

Resilience + Reach – Global Online Coaching Summit

We are proud that SLSG Partner Dina Bell-Laroche is one of the featured speakers on Resilience + Reach, a Global Online Coaching Summit that runs from … [Read more...]

Policies aren’t enough – Ensuring sport organizations are creating safe and respectful environments

Creating an environment free from harassment and bullying is a topic that Canadians have found themselves considering over the past year. Sport is not … [Read more...]

Ontario Fitness & Recreation Organizations targeted in upcoming government blitz

Are you prepared?  The Ontario government recently announced that they will be conducting a targeted Employment Standards Act enforcement blitz. The … [Read more...]

We Are Expanding Our Team!

The Sport Law & Strategy Group is thrilled to announce that sport professional Jason Robinson has joined our team as our latest associate. Jason … [Read more...]

What’s New at the Sport Law & Strategy Group

We would like to provide our readers with an update on some personnel changes and other activities at the Sport Law & Strategy … [Read more...]

Sport Law & Strategy Group Celebrates its 20th Anniversary!

The Sport Law & Strategy Group turns 20 years old this month. I still find this somewhat shocking. In 1992 Hilary Findlay and I had no idea that … [Read more...]

Sport Law & Strategy Group Now Offers Integral Coaching Services

We are pleased to announce that one of our partners, Dina Bell-Laroche, has successfully completed an intensive 5 month executive coaching program … [Read more...]

Dina Bell-Laroche appointed True Sport Fellow

The True Sport Foundation announced today that Dina Bell-Laroche has been named the second ever True Sport Fellow.  The first True Sport Fellow was … [Read more...]

Proposed Changes to the Income Tax Act to Affect RCAAAs

The federal government is in the final stages of reviewing changes to the Income Tax Act that will affect Registered Canadian Amateur Athletic … [Read more...]

Wait and Hurry Up! New Corporations Act to Take Effect October 17, 2011

Industry Canada has very recently published their transition guide (HTML) for the new Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (NPCA) that will take effect in … [Read more...]

We’re Changing Our Name!

Ottawa – March 23, 2011 – The Partners at the Centre for Sport and Law are pleased to share with friends, colleagues and clients our new name: Sport … [Read more...]

Parents sue Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) after sons cut from team

This story has been has been the subject of ridicule by many major media outlets, sportscasters, and internet bloggers. At our first glance at the … [Read more...]

Hilary Findlay and Colleague Publish Several Articles

Hilary Findlay, along with her colleague Marcus Mazzucco from the University of Victoria, have recently had a couple of articles accepted for … [Read more...]

Changes to Monetary Limits in Ontario Small Claims Court

On January 1, 2010 a number of changes to Ontario rules of civil procedure took effect, including a change to the monetary limit for awards in small … [Read more...]

Coaches of Canada and CCES Roll Out National Code of Conduct and Canadian Policy on Prohibited Conduct

Coaches of Canada and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) recently distributed the above two policy documents to sports administrators … [Read more...]

Ontario Passes Apology Act

Earlier this year, Ontario passed the Apology Act, which now allows an individual or organization to offer an apology as part of a dispute resolution … [Read more...]

Sport Canada Establishes a New Policy on Women and Sport

It only took 23 years, but Canada has a new policy on Women and Sport. Actively Engaged: a Policy on Sport for Women and Girls and the accompanying … [Read more...]

IOC Consensus Statement on Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Sport

On 8 February 2007, the IOC Executive Board adopted a Consensus Statement on Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Sport (PDF: IOC Consensus Statement on … [Read more...]

Changes to Ontario Human Rights Act

On 20 December 2006, the revisions to the Ontario Human Rights Act came into effect (Human Rights Code Amendment Act, 2006). In the past, the Ontario … [Read more...]