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Join Dina Bell-Laroche for the Leaders' Edge in 2023

As a leader who wants to continue to grow, you may find connecting with others helps your ongoing developmental journey. For those leaders who have completed the NOVA Profile, you ...

Register now for "Grief and Loss Essentials Workshop" on November 29

Tuesday, November 299:00AM - 5:00PM EST Our current culture is grief and mourning-phobic and does not invite people to recognize, honour, and express their grief. This mindset translates to different ...

Welcome to the team Donald Jackson!

Donny began his legal career in 2021 at a small firm as a litigation associate in the heart of Ottawa’s ByWard Market. Donny joined Sport Law in 2022 and brings ...

New Blog: Re-Imagining Sport: Part 3

Sometimes leading means leaving. It may feel counter-intuitive but read on if you are curious about where I'm going with this blog. It's sad for those of us who have ...

New Blog: Beyond Binary World Views: How embracing polarities helps leaders deal more effectively with complexity - Part 2

Last month I wrote about how humans try to organize complexity into nice little boxes. Dealing with challenges, maltreatment, conflict, the pandemic, increasing scrutiny and low levels of trust requires a quality of ...

Join Sport Law's latest webinar "How to support others when life turns sideways" with Partner Dina Bell-Laroche

A review of healthy and healing coping practices to better support staff, coaches and athletes through life transitions. Webinar – Tuesday, October 18 at 12 NOON EST – Registration is ...

Sport Law and NOVA Global Committed to Elevating Sport's Inner Game

September 21, 2022 - Sport Law and NOVA Global have been collaborating since 2017 to bring greater clarity and purpose to hundreds of sport leaders, coaches and athletes through the ...

Join us for the latest Grief and Loss Essentials Workshop on September 27

Our current culture is grief and mourning phobic, and does not invite people to recognize, honour, and express their grief. This mindset translates to different domains where we are too ...

New Blog: Beyond Binary World Views: How embracing polarities helps leaders deal more effectively with complexity - Part 1

As a long-time passionate advocate for healthy, human sport, I have made a conscious decision to focus on hope-filled solutions to counter so much of the negative and depleted narrative ...

Participez au nouveau webinaire de Sport Law "L'évolution de la sécurité dans le sport au Canada - Une introduction au Bureau du commissaire à l'intégrité du sport".

Un aperçu du Bureau du commissaire à l'intégrité du sport et de l'évolution des mécanismes indépendants pour la sécurité dans le sport au Canada. Webinaire - jeudi 22 septembre à ...

New Blog: Accessing our Zones of Genius

I have just completed a weeklong integration learning session with Coaches Rising – a global community of professional coaches who believe that the work we do can transform lives, build ...

Join Sport Law's latest webinar "The Evolution of Safe Sport in Canada - An Introduction to the Office of the Sport Integrity Commissioner"

A review of the Office of the Sport Integrity Commissioner and the evolution of independent Safe Sport mechanisms in Canada. Webinar - Wednesday, September 7 at 12 NOON EST – ...

Sport Law Announces Dates for Upcoming Virtual Sport Leaders Retreat

(Ottawa, July 11, 2022) Due to the demand for customized and sport specific leadership development training for sport leaders, Sport Law will be offering two Virtual Sport Leaders Retreats this ...

New Blog - A Call to Inspired Action

For the past decade, the team at Sport Law has sometimes felt alone on an island, speaking about humanistic and values-based approaches to leading, competing, and coaching in sport. Over ...

Sport Law and Respect Group stand united in support of values-driven sport

June 15, 2022 – Sport Law, a team of leaders devoted to elevating sport, and Respect Group, a company committed to educating all participants in sport through their Respect in ...

New Workshop: Grief and Loss Essentials

Friday, June 24, 20229:00AM – 5:00PM EST Our current culture is grief and mourning phobic, and does not invite people to recognize, honour, and express their grief. This mindset translates ...

New Blog: Virtual Meeting Roadshow - Part 3 - Adventures in Voting

This blog is Part 3 of our ongoing virtual meeting roadshow, where we share our learnings and interesting moments from the hosting of online member meetings.  You can also read ...

New Blog: Right to Disconnect

The Rolodex. Fax machines. The watercooler.  Icons and increasingly relics of ‘the office’ that are no longer relevant in the modern workplace. Mobile technologies, such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops ...

New Blog - Restoring Trust: How measuring culture will help to elevate sport

In Dina’s new blog she explores the current landscape of sport in light of a global sport system that is seeing disenfranchisement at all levels and that requires space for ...

Sport Law and innerlogic join forces to launch the Sport Culture Index

May 18, 2022 – Sport Law, a team of leaders seeking to grow and advance sport, and innerlogic, a company that helps sport organizations measure the state of their culture, ...

Sport Law announces partnership with Sport Manitoba as they launch "Pathways to Safer Sport: Safe Sport Line, resources, training, and accountability"

May 11, 2022 (Winnipeg, MB) – Sport Manitoba has partnered with Sport Law in championing change in the sport culture of Manitoba. The Pathway to Safer Sport is a comprehensive ...

Management by Values - towards a holistic leadership ethos in sport

May 10, 2022 - Sport Law is pleased to announce some of our exciting latest developments as we continue to elevate sport. We have designated May as Management by Values ...

Join our latest webinar "A Way Forward Webinar Series: Management by Values

A holistic approach to leading, coaching and competing in sport. Tuesday, May 17 at 12 NOON EST Are you interested in learning how to manage by values? Are you curious ...

New Blog: "Relax, it was just a joke...": Ontario Court of Appeal upholds zero tolerance for inappropriate workplace behaviour

Will Russell and Michelle Kropp’s latest blog discusses the widely anticipated decision where the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the termination of a 30-year employee for a single incident of ...

Join our latest webinar "A Way Forward: Executive Leadership Solutions"

A Way Forward Webinar Series: Executive Leadership SolutionsWednesday, April 20 at 12 noon EST Sport Law has expanded our executive services to support sport leaders and Board of Directors in ...

New Blog: A Public Accounting is Needed to Save Sport

Anyone else feel that sport is in deep transition? Everywhere we turn we see organizational leaders being fired or leaving because they are burned out. We witness athletes finding their ...

Innovative E-learning Course Takes Board Training to the Next Level 

Ottawa – March 30, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and Sport Law are proud to announce the launch of Governance Essentials – a comprehensive new ...

New Blog: Clarity on Duty to Accommodate Exemptions to COVID-19 Vaccinations on Religious Grounds

A challenging issue that sport organizations have navigated in recent months is the implementation of mandatory vaccination policies. While vaccination requirements, along with testing and masking, are key mechanisms to ...

A Way Forward Webinar Series: Social Media Policies

How to Effectively Develop and Apply Social Media Policies Thursday, March 17 at 12 noon EST Social media use is abundant today, especially as COVID restrictions have moved much of ...

New Blog: Social Media Policies - Principles and Enforcement

Social media use is abundant today, especially as COVID restrictions have moved much of our personal and professional lives online. Many sport organizations have found increased visibility and other benefits ...

A Way Forward Webinar Series: Challenging Your Assumptions

A Way to Build Trust and Create Healthy Relationships Friday, March 4th at 12 noon EST We all have assumptions of the people with whom we are in relationship.  Many ...

Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and this year's theme is Celebrating Black History Today and Every Day. Black History Month (BHM) first began in the U.S. as a week-long celebration ...

Sport Law Announces Dates for Upcoming Virtual Sport Leaders Retreat

(Ottawa, February 4, 2022) Due to the demand for customized and sport specific leadership development training for sport leaders, Sport Law will be offering two Virtual Sport Leaders Retreats this ...

New Blog: Demystifying Legal Processes in Sport

Part of our commitment to elevate sport is providing accessible information and practical guidance to the Canadian sport community, including clarifying frequently used terms. Given the potential for confusion regarding ...

New Blog: Defining Moment for Canadian Sport Organizations - Let Values Lead the Way

Last year, a dozen keynotes on the state of sport were delivered on what we believe is needed to better meet the needs of the 21st century athlete, coach, administrator, ...

New Blog: Clarifying Roles for Greater Success

Have you ever experienced a program where no one knew who was doing what? When lofty goals and program objectives are listed in a strategic plan, but just don’t seem ...

2022 Sport Law Client Survey

We want to hear from you! Sport Law is dedicated to continuing to work with our clients to elevate sport. To help us better understand how to serve you best, complete our ...

New Blog: Hope on the Horizon

As we turn our tired hearts to 2022, the team members at Sport Law are here to support sport leaders, coaches, athletes, and volunteers through the pandemic. This blog highlights ...

New Blog: Fully Human

Having just completed the 4th Sport Leaders Retreat, Sport Law is accompanying a group of technical leaders on what will be our 5th Quest in a few weeks. These leadership ...

The Sport Law Insider is here!

The Sport Law Insider is a seasonal newsletter that offers the latest news from Sport Law and the opportunity to explore current and upcoming trends in the Canadian sport sector.

Sport Law welcomes systems change and knowledge mobilization expert Sydney Millar to the team

December 1, 2021 – (Ottawa) Sport Law is committed to serving sport organizations in their desire to fulfill their mission and live their values. As we continue to expand services ...

Moments That Matter

As a femtor, I have made a commitment to say ‘yes’ when I get asked to have a conversation with an emerging sport leader or an athlete. It’s one way that ...

Virtual Meeting Roadshow: Part 2

In June of 2020, Jason shared some of the initial learnings and highlights from our Virtual Meeting Roadshow. This blog, which is Part 2 of our ongoing virtual meeting journey, ...

Grief and Loss Literacy Workshop

Sport Law is excited to launch a new virtual offering to support grief and loss literacy for caring leaders in and outside of sport. 

Sport Leaders Retreat 2022

Sport Law Launches Virtual Sport Leaders Retreat for Coaches and Technical Leadership Only 10 Spots Left!

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