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Sport Matters Group Announces New Senior Leader

Ottawa, Ontario (April 10, 2017) The Sport Matters Group is happy to announce that Lindsay Hugenholtz will join the organization as its new Senior Leader effective May 1 st following the retirement of Bob Elliott who has held the position for the past four (4) years. Lindsay comes to Sport Matters...Read more

Canadian Perspectives on Funding Sports

Source: Abacus Data Canadian Perspectives on Funding Sports November 25, 2016 By David Coletto In our latest national public opinion survey (conducted November 11 to 13), we explored public attitudes towards public funding of sports in Canada and interest in the Summer Olympics in Rio. Full article...Read more

Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Sector Lobby Day 2016

Creating a Positive Environment for Physically Active Youth: Developing the Right Conditions for Better Health and Podium Success Ottawa, Ontario (October 18, 2016) – Close to 50 delegates from the sport, physical activity and recreation sector met with Members of Parliament, the Senate, Ministers...Read more

Rosie MacLennan named as Rio 2016 Team Canada Flag Bearer

London 2012 gold medallist to lead Team Canada into Opening Ceremony OTTAWA — On Thursday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that two-time Olympian and London 2012 gold medallist, Rosie MacLennan , would lead Team Canada into the Rio 2016 Olympic Games...Read more