In sport, the values, attitudes and goals that make up a team’s culture can directly influence their functioning and performance. Learn about Own the Podium’s culture of excellence model for high performance sport in Canada, and how sport organizations can work toward building their own high-performing culture.
Without fans in the stands, the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected how Canadians watch sports. Fortunately, Canadian teams, leagues and broadcasters responded with digital innovations to boost fan engagement. Read about how the Canadian sport sector used technology to build sport-centered communities and create special moments for fans throughout the pandemic.
After a one-year postponement, the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo, Japan will be held just 6 months before the 2022 Winter Games kick off in Beijing, China. SIRC asked former sports journalist Teddy Katz to sit down (virtually) with leaders from the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee for a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges of preparing for two Olympic and Paralympic Games amid a global pandemic.
An active economy drives significant economic and social benefit to a city. It includes all organizations and individuals who directly or indirectly contribute to the development and delivery of sport and active recreation experiences. David Legg and David Finch from Mount Royal University share why the ActiveCITY Collective is critical to Calgary’s active economy and to moving their city and region forward.
Amid high-profile cases of abuse and harassment, a global pandemic and planning for the 2020 and 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the need to create safe, inclusive, and welcoming sport environments has been a priority for Canada’s Sport organizations in recent years. Read about how Alpine Canada, Gymnastics Canada, Hockey Canada, and Softball Canada are advancing the Safe Sport movement, and discover lessons learned for other sport organizations in the SIRCuit.
Last updated on July 26, 2023