I have been writing about governance gremlins and outdated sport systems over the past year and my hope with this blog is to share some of the highlights from an inspiring conversation with the CEO of the National Golf Owners Association Canada (NGCOA) Jeff Calderwood. Jeff was kind enough to share … [Read more...] about Inspired Governance – A Way Forward For Sport Leaders
Over the past 27 years, the Sport Law & Strategy Group (SLSG) has written hundreds of articles on topics related to the law, planning, leadership, and governance. Some of our articles have pushed boundaries and buttons. Our intention is always to serve in the best interest of the sport … [Read more...] about Governance Gremlins Threaten Sport’s Ability To Thrive
Since 2007, I have had the privilege to facilitate enterprise risk management workshops (ERM) with 56 National, Multi-Sport, Provincial/Territorial and Community Sport Organizations. In collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and funded by Sport Canada, the findings from a … [Read more...] about Our 2019 Wish List for Safe, Respectful and Thriving Sport Environments
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
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?
Recently I completed a course on parliamentary procedure with the University of Wisconsin and proudly updated my LinkedIn profile to announce my status as a newly minted Parliamentarian and member of the National Association of Parliamentarians. Since then, I have had a number of people comment my … [Read more...] about What is a Parliamentarian and why sport organizations need one