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Present at the International Physical Literacy Conference 2023 New York

Sport for Life and New York Road Runners are excited to announce that after a two-year hiatus, the International Physical Literacy Conference (IPLC) is back and scheduled to take place May 1-5, 2023 in New York City! We are now calling on leaders from across the health, education and physical activity sectors to share their…
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Now live: Sport for Life’s safe sport webpage

Our safe sport webpage is now in play! The new webpage shares Sport for Life’s Safe Sport Strategy, how we are defining safe sport, and our connections to the Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sport–a policy Sport for Life has proudly adopted as a program signatory of Abuse-Free Sport. "We…
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Soccer Québec’s reform revision: From recruitment to retention 

What can you do when your programs, though rich in physical benefits, aren’t addressing the changing, holistic needs of your organization’s members? By considering kaizen, or the idea of continuous improvement, you can strive to make positive change.  Soccer Québec used to be a federation whose mission was closely aligned with member recruitment – which…
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Blossoming basketball program attracts youth in Victoria

by Will Johnson Becoming a successful athlete can be a real grind. No matter how you look at it, if you want to succeed in any particular sport, you need to be willing to sweat. Nobody understands this better than Terrell Evans, who dribbled his way from an impoverished upbringing on the Westside of Las…
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Sport for Life’s Safe Sport Procedures Have Changed

We are excited to share that as of June 22, 2022, we have officially become a Program Signatory of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada’s Independent Safe Sport Mechanism - Abuse-Free Sport! Abuse-Free Sport is an independent program that is part of a growing national movement to rid Canadian sport of all forms of…
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Sport for Life team members find their way to the international sport stage

by Chrissy Colizza Women and sports.  Although we can now commonly find these terms together, the evolution of women in sports has been marred by barriers resulting from society’s discriminatory beliefs about gender roles.  Since the introduction of Title IX in 1972, there has been considerable growth in female sports participation. In fact, women's sports…
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Growing quality, inclusive sport through collaboration

The Niagara Region has always had a vibrant sport and physical activity culture. This will be on full display in August when more than 5000 athletes, coaches and staff from across the nation come to the region to take part in the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.  Marquee sporting events such as the Canada Games…
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