Monthly Archives: November 2019

Risk management course offered for sport organizations

There’s no shortage of risk when it comes to running a sport organization, so how do you plan for the future while also being prepared for the worst? With Sport for Life’s e-learning course, Risk Management in Sport, you’ll get a practical description of the risks you can anticipate encountering, and how to effectively plan…
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Mobilizing multisport with Fortune Freestyle

If everything is going according to their strategic plan, the athletes coming up through Fortune Freestyle’s long term development program will participate in a wide range of dryland sports, including hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing. Because of cooperative scheduling with other teams, they may compete in sports such as hockey or volleyball. And though…
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Olympic gold medallist Jean-Luc Brassard reflects on changing sport landscape

Nobody wanted to comment. When news broke that a number of Canadian female alpine skiers had been sexually abused by their coach Bertrand Charest between 1991 and 1998, leading to a trial and ultimate guilty verdict, initially Jean-Luc Brassard didn’t want to get involved. The celebrated Olympic gold medal-winning skier was shocked by the allegations,…
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West Vancouver makes physical literacy headlines

[caption id="attachment_13316" align="alignleft" width="403"] Photo by Mike Wakefield, North Shore News[/caption] An ambitious multi-year physical literacy initiative in West Vancouver is making headlines across the country as the school district moves toward integrating movement into their everyday curriculum. After launching the project during the 2015/16 school year, initially working with only one grade, they’ve now…
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