The Sport Information Resource Centre
The Sport Information Resource Centre

The spread of COVID-19 has impacted the Canadian sport community in a number of ways. SIRC has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, and has created this page as a source of information and news.

SIRC is also working on a variety of new content to ensure the sport community has access to credible information to stay healthy and continue to advance sport and physical activity in Canada. Looking for evidence-informed insight on something specific? Let us know! SIRC will also be showcasing the leadership and inspiring actions of other organizations and athletes to support our community. Stay in the loop by signing up for the Canadian Sport Daily, our daily newsletter delivering sport and physical activity-related knowledge, news and resources.

Check out SIRC’s blogs and articles discussing a range of topics from adjusting to working from home, the psychological implications of return to sport and much more:

SIRC’s COVID-19 Video Program

SIRC, alongside knowledge mobilization partner inMotion, launched a new program providing video storytelling opportunities to support sport organizations’ communications efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As part of the COVID-19 video program, the team behind Canada’s National Health and Fitness Day was able to create a PSA Video.

National Sport Community Initiatives

Organizations in the national sport community are leading a wide variety of initiatives to support their members and key stakeholders, including provincial/territorial and community sport organizations, athletes, coaches and parents.

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COVID-19 News

CCES Publishes COVID-19 Testing Procedure FAQ for Athletes

July 23, 2020 Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES)


ISWO COVID-19 Relief Efforts Distribute More Than $100,000

July 23, 2020 Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO)


RCA branded masks now available

July 18, 2020 Rowing Canada Aviron


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