A new partnership between Cycling Canada, Cycling BC and the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific has resulted in the creation of the Cycling Talent Development Program which will begin operating on October 1, 2013, based in Victoria, BC.
On the heels of a complete organizational review Athletics Canada formalized today its technical and organizational structure to lead the organization through the next quadrennial. Rob Guy, Athletics Canada Chief Executive Officer, "We conducted this review to ensure that we are, as indicated in our strategic plan, a world leading organization. First and foremost I want to thank our stakeholders, our provincial branch members, and the athletics community who were heavily involved in the process."
The Developing Emerging Leaders Framework was created in response to feedback from sector leaders on the challenges of succession and leadership development. They identified a growing need to support and develop effective nonprofit leaders capable of delivering quality programs and services and leading increasingly complex organizations in a demanding social and financial climate. Senior leaders in the nonprofit sector recognize that successful succession planning and the long-term sustainability of their organizations will rely on the effective positioning and development of leadership from within.
The SPort INnovation Summit is Canada’s cutting edge symposium for professional development and networking in the areas of applied sport science, sports medicine, and innovation. SPIN 2013 will be engineered to include workshops which will focus on key health care and athlete preparation techniques to enhance medical monitoring and performance assessment, abstract/poster sessions in sport innovation, with contributions from across Canada, which will culminate in the Dr. Gord Sleivert Young Investigator Awards, and increased opportunities for performance service discipline specific skill development and planning meetings. SPIN 2013 will be hosted from September 16-18, 2013 in Calgary.
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As per the Sport Alberta (SA) By-Law Section 2 Membership, subsection 2.6 Meetings of Members, notice is hereby given that the Business Meeting of the 2013 Annual General Meeting shall take place Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 11 am in Room 2901B at the Red Deer College (100 College Boulevard P.O. Box 5005) in Red Deer, Alberta.
The Canada Games Council and the Province of Manitoba named the City of Winnipeg the host of the 2017 Canada Summer Games. In just over four years, the City of Winnipeg will welcome the country’s best young developing athletes to compete in 20 selected sports representing the best that their Province or Territory has to offer. Read the full press release.
Ottawa, Ontario (April 23, 2013) – Close to 50 delegates from the sport, physical activity and recreation sector met with over 50 Members of Parliament and the Senate, Ministers and senior policy advisors to raise awareness on key policy issues targeted by the sector. “We want to create the winning conditions for all Canadians to become physically active to reach their full potential, and perhaps even bring home a medal for Canada,” says Bob Elliott, Senior Leader of Sport Matters Group (SMG), organizers of the event. Read more.
Canadians looking for information on how to get involved in wheelchair sports can now do so from the comfort of their own home thanks to the new Bridging the Gap website, which launched today at www.btgcanada.ca.
“The next generation of wheelchair athletes is online, so that’s where we need to be,” said Bridging the Gap National Coordinator Duncan Campbell. “This site will make it so much easier for potential athletes and their friends and family members to get involved.”