The Sport Information Resource Centre
The Sport Information Resource Centre

Past Symposiums and Workshops

2019 Canadian Concussion Prevention Workshop

For the second year in a row, the Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) brought together key stakeholders from Canada’s sport community to address the issue of concussions in sport. On June 10, more than 80 decision makers and technical directors including 26 national, 12 multi-sport and nine community sport organizations rolled up their sleeves to tackle this year’s theme: concussion prevention.

Scroll through for workshop photos, and view our news release for a full summary.

Powerpoint Presentations

Carolyn Emery – Injury Prevention in Youth Sport

Kathryn Schneider – Models of Prevention

Ron Yeung – Canada Basketball

SIRC – Showcasing Canada’s Concussion Leadership


Workshop Videos

Preventing Concussions in Canadian Sport


2018 Concussion Awareness Workshop

SIRC hosted the first Canadian Sport Concussion Workshop, bringing together key partners including Parachute Canada, the national sport bodies, medical experts, PHAC and Sport Canada, to begin mobilizing the evidence and sharing learnings.

The Workshop also marked the launch of a new campaign to begin reaching the public and changing Canadian sport: We Are Headstrong. This knowledge mobilization effort focused on engaging national sport bodies, provincial & territorial, local clubs as well as schools.

Powerpoint Presentations

Hockey Canada

Parachute Canada

Sport Manitoba

Artistic Swimming

Canada Soccer