Blog posts by Jason Robinson

Virtual Meeting Roadshow: Part 2

09/11/2021 by Jason Robinson
Since the onset of COVID-19 in March 2020, we have all shifted to a new virtual reality. When we posted our initial blog about hosting your AGM amidst COVID-19 and when we acquired a subscription to the Simply Voting platform to support spo ...

Virtual Meeting Roadshow – What We Have Learned

29/06/2020 by Jason Robinson
Since posting our earlier blogs about hosting your AGM amidst COVID-19 and SLSG’s  Simply Voting subscription to support sport organizations, the response from the sport community for virtual meeting support has kept us on the ‘virtual’ mov ...

SLSG Accesses Simply Voting Platform to Support Sport Organizations in Hosting Online Meetings

09/04/2020 by Jason Robinson
Earlier this week we blogged about the support that SLSG can provide for your meetings, as well as the latest federal and provincial updates on annual meetings. In our blog we shared that SLSG was investigating a potential subscription with ...

Hosting Your AGM Amidst COVID-19

06/04/2020 by Jason Robinson
Due to COVID-19, many organizations who have regularly hosted their annual general meeting (AGM) over the next few months now face uncertainty as to when they may do so in person. Although many sport leaders are adapting to the ban on publi ...

Preparing for COVID-19 & Assessing Your Travel Risks

09/03/2020 by Jason Robinson
The impact of COVID-19 on sport is becoming increasingly worrisome and it has become THE story in 2020. Multiple world championship and Olympic qualification events, such as the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships, the Women's Wat ...

Travel Policy Suite for Managing Risks at Home and Abroad

26/01/2020 by Jason Robinson
Last year I blogged about the importance of preparing for team travel risks when travelling outside of Canada for competitions and training camps. I also co-hosted a webinar on this topic with my colleague Dina Bell-Laroche. When we polled ...

International Team Travel and Preparing for Risks Across Borders

04/10/2018 by Jason Robinson
The number of travel policy related requests and questions has increased at the SLSG in recent months, and the importance of preparing for international team travel feels greater than ever.  Canadian sport organizations want to know how the ...

National Training Centres: The Single vs. Multi Centre Challenge

03/07/2018 by Jason Robinson
I recently completed a project for Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) related to their existing National Training Centres (NTC) and the development of a long-term NTC strategy. The executive summary report from the project can be found here. The pr ...

Behind the Scenes at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon

05/12/2017 by Jason Robinson
I recently had the pleasure of joining the leadership team for the 2017 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM) at its Forward Command Centre prior to the event as well as during the race. The marathon, organized by the Canada Running ...

Emergency Preparedness Planning & Lessons from Recent Natural Disasters: Part 2

08/09/2017 by Jason Robinson
This is the second of a two-part blog. Read part one here. I recently participated in several excellent webinars on the topic of emergency planning, including how the Calgary non-profit sector responded to the southern Alberta floods in 201 ...
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