The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport and Sport Law Announce Hope on the Horizon Tour

March 22, 2023 – In collaboration with several sport partners, Sport Law and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) will be hosting legal and leadership workshops across the country to increase the capacity of sport leaders to manage the complexities of leading an ethically driven and legally sound sport organization.

The Hope on the Horizon Tour was conceived as part of Sport Law and the CCES’s commitment to meaningfully support the community that we have been a part of for over 30 years.  In response to increased expectations on ethically managing and governing provincial, territorial and community sport organizations, these workshops will focus on supporting the leaders that are an instrumental part of the Canadian sport landscape.

“We believe that hope is the one thing that can change everything. As a result, we have committed to launching Hope on the Horizon Tour, a national initiative hosted in collaboration with provincial and territorial partners who want to join us in a coordinated effort that connects, educates, and inspires leaders to modernize their business practices,” shared Steve Indig, Sport Law partner.

“The CCES believes in working collaboratively to address unethical behaviours and promoting a values-based approach that will ensure positive sport experiences for all. As part of our commitment to fostering safe and welcoming environments through True Sport, we are excited to support provincial and territorial sport leaders who are integral to making sport better,” said Karri Dawson, Executive Director, Values-Based Sport, CCES.

The following collaborators have confirmed their participation in the Hope on the Horizon Tour and we are working with several others to bring meaningful legal and leadership solutions to community, provincial and territorial sport leaders:

  • Sport PEI                                                                      April 20-21, 2023
  • Sport Newfoundland and Labrador                                April 28-30, 2023
  • Sport North                                                                  May 26-27, 2023
  • Markel Canada (Toronto)                                              September 12, 2023
  • Sport NB                                                                       September 29-30, 2023
  • Sport Yukon                                                                  October 26-28, 2023
  • Sask Sport                                                                     Fall 2023
  • Sport Manitoba                                                             2024
  • Other collaborators                                                       In discussion

For media inquiries and to learn more about the Hope on the Horizon Tour, please contact Dina Bell-Laroche, Sport Law Partner, at 613-294-4118 or


About Sport Law
Sport Law has been providing strategic insight to the Canadian sport community since 1992. We offer a full range of consulting, leadership coaching, and legal services to the Canadian sport community. We are accessible, affordable, highly skilled, and bring experience and common sense to every project. Our vision is to elevate sport. To learn more about us please visit

About the CCES
The CCES works collaboratively to ensure Canadians have a positive sport experience. Through its programs, the CCES manages unethical issues in sport, protects the integrity of Canadian sport, and promotes True Sport to activate values-based sport on and off the field of play. The CCES is an independent, national, not-for profit organization that is responsible for the administration of the Canadian Anti-Doping Program . The CCES acknowledges funding, in part, from the Government of Canada. For more information, visit, follow us on TwitterFacebook, or Instagram.

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