“City of Ottawa, recreational outdoor programs & leagues are cancelled today, June 7 due to poor air quality in the Ottawa region.” Canada is in the midst of a record-breaking year for wildfires, which directly impacts air quality. Accordingly, multiple cities closely monitored the air quality and announced the cancellation of outdoor recreation activities. The…
Taking a person-first approach to high performance sport in Canada
At the Canada Summer Games 2022 in Niagara, an event for up-and-coming athletes, the power of sport to transform lives was on full display with stories that showcased the pure joy, excitement and fun sport can offer. Teenage wrestler Eekeeluak Avalak became Nunavut’s first ever gold medalist in the Games and an emotional video clip went viral as he talked about dedicating his victory to his deceased brother and explained how sport had saved his life.
That example of how sport can transform lives is a shining light in the headlines of the past few years.More Knowledge Nuggets
Upcoming Events & Conferences
October 26-27, 2023
We are excited to be hosting an in-person event this year at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre with a virtual participation option on Zoom. Attendees have the choice to participate in a way that best suits their needs, and we’re committed to delivering a top-notch experience for everyone involved. Whether you choose to join us in-person or online, we can’t wait to connect with you and share the latest developments and insights in sports research. The theme of the 2023 SCRI Conference […]
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