VICTORIA, BC (March 1, 2023)
Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) and all employees, Board members, contractors and interns have signed the agreement to join Abuse-Free Sport, the independent program created to prevent and address maltreatment in sport.
By signing on, CSI Pacific now has access to the services provided by the Office of the Sport Integrity Commissioner (OSIC), which serves as the central hub of Abuse-Free Sport.
As part of joining Abuse-Free Sport, CSI Pacific has completed the full adoption of the Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sport (UCCMS). All required policy updates have also been completed.
CSI Pacific participants will also continue to have access to independent third-party services through ITP Sport: https://itpsport.ca/
“Abuse-free sport is essential to the well-being of athletes, coaches, practitioners and everyone who works in and around sport. We at CSI Pacific are committed to safe and inclusive sport,” states Wendy Pattenden, CEO, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific. “We applaud Sport Canada, the Office of the Sport Integrity Commissioner and Minister St-Onge for their commitments and contributions to safe sport in Canada.”
For more info on Abuse-Free Sport: https://abuse-free-sport.ca/
For more info on OSIC: https://sportintegritycommissioner.ca/
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About Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
Offering world-class Olympic and Paralympic training environments in Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (www.csipacific.ca) is committed to Powering Performance. Inspiring Excellence. Working with national sport organizations and fuelled by our national and provincial partners such as Sport Canada, viaSport, Own the Podium, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaches Association of Canada, we are driven by our mantra to Collaborate. Serve. Innovate. Perform.
Our team of sport science, sport medicine, coaching & life services experts provide leading-edge programs and services to athletes and coaches to ensure they have every advantage to win medals for Canada. Learn more: www.csipacific.ca