COPSIN Government Canada

COPSIN welcomes the appointment of Minister Carla Qualtrough as Minister of Sport and Physical Activity and thanks Minister Pascale St-Onge for her contribution to the betterment of Canadian sport

(version française suit) Montréal, July 27, 2023 – The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network (COPSIN) enthusiastically welcomes the appointment of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough as Minister of Sport and Physical Activity. Her past experience in this role, as well as in inclusion and accessibility, combined with her understanding of diversity issues, inspire great…

Abuse Free Sport

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific Signs On To Abuse Free Sport

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…

Athlete Advance

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific Announces 2023 Athlete Advance with Focus on Safe Sport

VICTORIA, BC (February 23, 2023) – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) is proud to announce the dates for their signature event for BC’s high-performance athletes, Athlete Advance 2023. Operating for over ten years, the Athlete Advance is designed to educate and inspire British Columbia’s future and current Olympic, Paralympic, and World Championship athletes in…

Press Release - Mental Health

Statement on Minister of Sport’s Funding for Mental Health Announcement

post courtesy Canadian Olympic Committee TORONTO (December 12, 2022) – On Monday, the federal Minister of Sport, the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, announced that an investment of $2.4 million would be allocated towards support for the Canadian mental health strategy for high performance sport. This investment in the mental health strategy for high performance sport will enable…

WECAN Help You Heal

The Agony of Injury Athletes get hurt, a lot — especially in high-risk sports — and the long road back to the field of play can be uncertain, challenging, and soul-crushingly hard.  Knees, brains, shoulders, hips, and yes, hearts, are broken, damaged, strained, pulled, and torn apart. Physics always wins. But athletes heal, too. They…

WECAN Orbit the Stars

Picture this: a network of satellites zooming through space, in orbit high above Planet Figure Skating. They receive signals from “stars” on the icy surface below. The satellites then process these signals and transmit back key information to the surface, which is used by the stars to optimize and realize their best performance. Kelly Quipp…

WECAN Be Nimble

Be nimble, be quick. Isn’t that how the old nursery rhyme goes?  While Jack is busy jumping over candlesticks in preparation for the upcoming Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, we present lesson number one in the IST Lowdown: ISTs are nimble and ISTs are quick. The Integrated Support Team (IST) – a collection of experts…