Join us on November 21st for an impactful and empowering day of expert-led discussion, policy development, and networking on protecting youth from sexual abuse in sport.
In partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, and the Respect Group, viaSport is uniting leaders who are passionate about making the changes needed so that sport is a safe and welcoming place for all children.
With an approximate 2-8% of (reported) athletes experiencing sexual abuse within the context of sport, events like this are critical to driving change within the system.
This is an open event for anyone who wishes to attend and impact change within sport in B.C.
Capacity is limited - register today to secure your spot ➡️
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM | Introduction and Welcome - Lorraine Lafrenière
9:45 AM - 11:15 AM | Film Screening: Swift Current
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM | Break
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Panel Discussion
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | Lunch and Networking
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Policy Development Workshop
Are you ready to register for this full day event? Click the link below to register for the morning or the entire day!
This event will be held at the VIFF Vancity Theatre in Vancouver. The adddress is 1181 Seymour St., Vancouver, BC V6B 2E8
The Responsible Coaching Movement (RCM) is a call to action for sport organizations to implement policies and processes to ensure athletes are safe. Coordinated by the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport, it highlights three key areas:
We encourage all sport organizations to take the Responsible Coaching Movement pledge and commit to ensure all athletes and coaches are protected.