Sport Policy and Research

Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC)

Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) is a not-for-profit amateur sport organization with the mandate to provide information and serve the educational needs of organizations and individuals involved in, or responsible for the development of, sport and fitness in Canada and around the world. With over 6.5 million pages of sport related research dating as far […]

Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L)

Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) is a movement to improve the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada. CS4L links sport, education, recreation and health and aligns community, provincial and national programming. Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a seven-stage training, competition and recovery pathway guiding an individual’s experience in sport and physical activity […]

Coaching Association of Canada

The Coaching Association of Canada is a not-for-profit amateur sport organization with the mandate to improve the effectiveness of coaching across all levels of the sport system and exists to enhance the experiences of all Canadian athletes through quality coaching.

The Sport Law & Strategy Group

The Sport Law & Strategy Group is a consulting company offering legal services, planning and governance services, and strategic communications for Canadian sport organizations. The Group provides consulting services and educational programs related to organizational governance, values management, risk assessment, mediation and arbitration, policy development, business and employment issues and change management.


Primarily an advocacy organization, the CTSC communicates the unique benefits of team sport. The CTSC brings to light common issues and opportunities, including sponsorship, public policy, sport tourism, multi-sport event hosting, and athlete services and funding. Its primary targets are key partners in team sports, and decision-makers such as government and other funding bodies.

The Canadian Sports Concussion Project

The Canadian Sports Concussion Project is the world’s first program dedicated to a four prong approach to concussions – research, education, diagnosis and treatment. The mission of their research is to examine the possible correlation between repeated concussions and late deterioration of brain function. In May 2013, the Canadian Sports Concussion Project published their latest […]

Department of Canadian Heritage

Canada’s Department of Canadian Heritage publishes periodical research relating to current trends in sport participation. Originally published in 2005, the 2010 version provides vital information on the magnitude of, and changes in, sport participation in Canada.


SPORT4ONTARIO is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the promotion of sport and physical activity in Ontario. Staying on top of current issues and trends in public affairs related to sport, SPORT4ONTARIO compiles information and advocates for change across a variety of important topics. These topics include risk management, sport safety and health.

The Canadian Sports Policy 2012

The Canadian Sports Policy 2012 sets a direction for the period 2012-2022 for all governments, institutions and organizations committed to realizing the positive impacts of sport on individuals, communities and society.