QUESTION 1: Your organization hires a person to write a technical manual. It now wishes to allow affiliated clubs use and copy the manual. Can they do this? QUESTION 2: Can a website be copyrighted? QUESTION 3: Is it essential to register a copyright with the Canadian Intellectual Property … [Read more...] about Copyright Quiz!
With a few exceptions, clients organizations come to the Centre for Sport and Law without a clear ideas of what they want or need. All they know is that they have a problem. The Centre for Sport and Law is a small company of four professionals who work exclusively in the Canadian amateur sport … [Read more...] about Centre for Sport and Law Assists Amateur Athletes Across Canada
More than ever before, coaches are aware of the risks and responsibilities they assume when they coach. These risks and responsibilities include those that are legal in nature. No matter what their certification level, experience, employment or volunteer status, sport discipline, or location of … [Read more...] about Information Package on Legal Issues for Coaches
When I began to work for the Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association, I had no idea what to expect. As a seasoned professional from the mainstream sports world, I anticipated the usual challenges that come with the task of building sport. I did not anticipate that this journey would be such … [Read more...] about The Future is Bright – LGBT Sport
Here is our first on-line newsletter, published in 2004. In it we review new Industry Canada requirements for corporations, PIPEDA (privacy laws) compliance, and lessons from Olympic selection disputes (Athens). Read more (PDF): Centre for Sport and Law Newsletter vol. 1(1) … [Read more...] about Centre for Sport and Law Newsletter – Inaugural Issue
This handbook is written for the paid coach who works part-time or full-time in a coaching position for a sport organization, club, educational institution, and/or a combination of these employers. The purpose of this handbook is three-fold: 1. to explain the critical distinction between an employee … [Read more...] about A Guide to Employment Contracts for Coaches