Dispute resolution and abuse in sport are intersecting issues that can be addressed by policies (the current approach) or by an independent dispute resolution officer (an exciting new approach). The new “Commissioner’s Office” may be a good fit for your sport organization. In 2014, we helped … [Read more...] about Does a Commissioner’s Office make sense for your sport organization?
*This post was revised and updated on June 13th, 2018 The Ontario government recently passed ‘Rowan’s Law’, which is concussion management legislation that will affect every sport organization in Ontario. Importantly, however, although the law has received royal assent and one section has been … [Read more...] about Rowan’s Law – Concussion Legislation Update
The Ontario Not-for-profit Corporations Act (“ONCA”) has been stuck in legislative limbo since 2010 – but there have been recent developments that affect every Ontario not-for-profit corporation. In November 2017 the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017 was passed by the Ontario legislature. … [Read more...] about ONCA Update – What’s New for Ontario Sport Organizations
Dom Chorafakis is the founder and principal technical consultant with Akouto, a cyber security consulting firm. Dom is actively engaged in cybersecurity research and development and has written this blog about how organizations can protect themselves from cyber attacks. Dom and I are co-presenting a … [Read more...] about The Importance of Cybersecurity
My business partner and good friend Steve Indig and I have been dreaming big these days. Fresh off a 25th anniversary which helped us launch a new website, welcome a new associate, and host a gathering in Ottawa to thank our National clients for their trust and business, we met recently to discuss … [Read more...] about Is sport content with the glacial pace of change when it comes to diversity on Boards?
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 recently completed an internship with the Sport Dispute … [Read more...] about Automotive Insurance and Sport Organizations: Why You Need to be Informed