Executive Summary – Sport Canada and the Public Policy Framework for Participation and Excellence in Sport

(Disponible en français : Résumé – Sport Canada et l’encadrement public de la participation et de l’excellence sportives) This document provides an overview of the programs and initiatives implemented by Sport Canada. The Physical Activity and Sport Act (PASA) defines Canada’s objectives for sport, such as increasing participation in the practice of sport and supporting the…

Indigenous Peoples and Sport in Canada

You may also wish to consult other HillNotes in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day. (Disponible en français : Les peuples autochtones et les sports au Canada) As part of National Indigenous Peoples Day, on June 21 communities across Canada will hold events to celebrate Indigenous cultures and contributions to Canada. Indigenous peoples have been…

On your marks, get set and go… to Rio de Janeiro!

(Disponible en français : À vos marques, prêts et partez…pour Rio de Janeiro !) In 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be the host city of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad. This will be the first time a South American country will host the world at Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Olympic Games will…