Throughout 2015, we encourage all Canadians to celebrate sport in their neighbourhoods, towns or to get involved as a volunteer or spectator in one of the 60+ international single-sport events and approximately 55 national single-sport championships being hosted in Canada.
Year of Sport 2015 Provincial Recognition Mark Docherty, Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport has designated 2015 as the Year of Sport in Saskatchewan, to coincide with the similar Federal Government proclamation. The national catchphrase of the federal initiative is "Canada: A Leading Sport Nation".
Saskatchewan Wheelchair Sports Association is proud to offer for the second year the Clayton Gerein Legacy Fund. The fund is meant to help Saskatchewan Para-Sport athletes further their athletic careers.
New round of grants now available to help cover the cost of sports programs and sports equipment for people with a disability Canadian Paralympic Committee calls for applications for the 2015-2016 System Development Fund Please visit www.paralympic.ca/funding for the application and more information.
#OneTeam: Athletes stand up for inclusion in sport
Check out @TeamCanada's awesome new video promoting LGBTQ inclusivity in sport. #OneTeam
Swim researcher at U of R gets boost to help Canada's Olympic team John Barden gets $110,700 grant from Own The Podium A professor at the University of Regina has been awarded research money aimed at improving the performance of Team Canada's swim team at the Olympics. Kinesiology professor John Barden has received a grant of $110,700 from Own The Podium, a group designed to help athletes win medals. Barden is using motion sensors to analyze how competitive swimmers move in the water.
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A NEW CANADIAN SPORT AND FUNDING PARTNERSHIP IS FORMED
COC, CPC and the CSIN unveil a new $3 million high performance sport and funding partnership, and rebrand as the “Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network”.
The new multi-year, $3 million direct investment will be provided by the COC and the Canadian Olympic Foundation (COF), along with additional funds from the CPC, to the CSIN in order to assist in its mandate of delivering world-class, multi-sport daily training environments through enhancements introduced in sports science, medicine and research and innovation. Building on the significant support provided by the Government of Canada and various provincial governments to the CSIs, this new partnership will keep Team Canada and athletes at the forefront of training, preparation and innovation.
(Ottawa, Ontario - January 2, 2015) - The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to inform the Canadian sport community that the 2015 Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP) and the 2015 Prohibited List are now in effect.
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