Blog posts by Rachel Corbett

Once again Canada takes home more medals than any other country

27/02/2018 by Rachel Corbett
Once again, we are pleased to share our analysis of the Medals Index for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. We know Canada won a record 29 medals, coming 3rd in total medals behind Norway (with 39) and Germany (with 31) and ahead of ...

Automotive Insurance and Sport Organizations: Why You Need to be Informed

16/12/2017 by Rachel Corbett
Tyler Matthews was a recent student of mine at Brock University. He completed a Bachelor of Sport Management (Honours) at Brock University and his sport management studies have inspired him to consider pursuing a law degree. To that end, he ...

Happy 25th Anniversary and Farewell

14/11/2017 by Rachel Corbett
This blog is about two big milestones for me – one to happen in a matter of days and one to happen in about six months. The first milestone is the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the little consulting partnership that Hilary Findlay ...

Cyber-attacks: The new risk on the block

15/03/2017 by Rachel Corbett
A person would have to be on a deserted island to not be aware of the increasingly frequent occurrence of cyber-attacks in the world of politics and business. Whether it is Russians hacking into American elections and the World Anti-Doing A ...

An Update on Transgender Issues in Sport

05/01/2017 by Rachel Corbett
I have written in this space previously about the issue of gender and sport (2012, 2010, 2006), and given developments over the last year or so, I felt it was a good time to provide an update to our readers. The fact, too, that National Geo ...

The Silence of Our Friends

08/04/2016 by Rachel Corbett
By Rachel Corbett. I have been very impressed by the Harassment in Sport blog series presented by the Coaching Association of Canada, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport, the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport an ...

Tales from the Ivory Tower Six Months In

20/02/2015 by Rachel Corbett
By Rachel Corbett Many readers of this blog may know that I took a leave of absence from the Sport Law & Strategy Group in the summer of 2014 to begin a temporary, full time teaching position at Brock University. Half-way through this l ...

Sport Law & Strategy Group assists 75 sport organizations in their NFP Act transition

20/10/2014 by Rachel Corbett
Midnight on Friday, October 17 was the deadline for federally incorporated not-for-profit organizations to transition from old legislation (Canada Corporations Act) to new legislation (Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, or NFP Act). Th ...

What's New at the Sport Law & Strategy Group

25/06/2014 by Rachel Corbett
We would like to provide our readers with an update on some personnel changes and other activities at the Sport Law & Strategy Group. Co-Founder Rachel Corbett is pleased to announce that she has been hired for a 12 month, full-time tea ...

SDRCC Arbitrator Rejects Another Case for Being Out of Time

12/02/2014 by Rachel Corbett
Last month, a third decision was reached in a SDRCC (Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada) case on the issue of lack of jurisdiction due to a claimant moving their case forward too slowly. We think "three" (see postscript) makes a tren ...
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