CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE SAFE SPORT OVERVIEW
The Canadian Paralympic Committee believes that everyone involved in sport has the right to participate in a safe and inclusive environment that is free of abuse, harassment or discrimination.
The Canadian Paralympic Committee is committed to ensuring a safe and inclusive environment within our programs, activities and events that is free from abuse, harassment or discrimination, including providing access to a national independent third party. The CPC supports equal opportunity and prohibits discriminatory practices.
SAFE SPORT OFFICER
You may contact our Safe Sport Officer, Brian Ward, at email@example.com. The Safe Sport Officer is an independent third party who will guide you through the complaints process and/or explore other options. This Independent Official is empowered to supersede Canadian Paralympic Committee staff and launch appropriate policies as required based on evidence or a situation reported. Your contact with the Safe Sport Official is confidential, subject to certain legal limits.
UNIVERSAL CODE OF CONDUCT TO ADDRESS AND PREVENT MALTREATMENT IN SPORT (UCCMS)
The Universal Code of Conduct to Address and Prevent Maltreatment in Sport (UCCMS) provides the foundation for the development of a coordinated implementation strategy to prevent and address maltreatment across all levels of the Canadian sport system, and for all participants (athletes, coaches, officials, administrators, practitioners, etc.). The UCCMS is a result of an extensive consultation process that sought insight and expertise from within the sport system and from external subject matter experts.
THE CANADIAN SPORTS HELPLINE
The Canadian Sport Helpline is a national toll-free helpline offering assistance to victims or witnesses of harassment, abuse or discrimination in sport.It is an anonymous, confidential, independent service that will provide you with advice, guidance and resources on how to proceed/intervene appropriately in the circumstances.
SAFE SPORT POLICIES