Listen to Episode 35 of Sportopia: Leveling the Playing Field – How to Increase Opportunities for Racialized and Minoritized Groups

June 25, 2024 – (Ottawa, ON) The latest episode of Sportopia: Conversations about healthy, human sport, titled “Leveling the Playing Field – How to Increase Opportunities for Racialized and Minoritized Groups”, is now available. Listen as we share insights and enhance the legal and leadership knowledge of sport leaders. Episodes are available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Amazon Music. You can also listen on our website

This week, hosts Dina Bell-Laroche and Steve Indig, continue their series of making examples of Exemplars. This week’s exemplar is Shauna Bookal. Shauna is the President and CEO of Inclusion in Canadian Sport Network (ICSN) an organization committed to the empowerment of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) within the Canadian amateur sports community. Listen in as Shauna shares the importance of representation and being a femtor, as well as some of the initiatives she’s implemented through ICSN, to increase BIPOC representation in sport.

Click here to listen to Episode 35

The podcast is meant to answer burning questions from sport leaders, so we are inviting listeners to share ideas for future topics and to ask questions you’d like for us to tackle. Listen and submit questions and comments via email and social media (@sportlawca) to have your say in conversations about healthy, human sport! 

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