The Black Sport Experience
Watch Sport Nova Scotia’s Director of Sport, Mark Smith moderate a discussion with Shaquille Smith and Jasmine Smith as they discuss experiences of being Black in the North American sport system.
Mark Smith, Sport Nova Scotia Director of Sport
Shaquille Smith, Acadia men’s basketball alumni
Jasmine Smith, Acadia women’s volleyball alumni
The Hidden Culture of Bullying in Sports
Dare to Care founder, Lisa Dixon-Wells leads this one-hour workshop to discuss the scope of the problem in sports, the difference between normal conflict and bullying, provocative children, and the need for very clear and concise policies and procedures that are specific to bullying.
A True Sport Approach to the Coach/Parent Relationship
A True Sport Approach to the Coach/Parent Relationship: explore how True Sport can unite stakeholders around a shared commitment to values-based sport.
Kasey Liboiron is the Manager of Sport Community Engagement at the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport. In this role, she manages the outreach and engagement of True Sport. The True Sport Principles define Canada’s commitment to values-based sport and are activated and supported by Canadian communities, sport organizations, schools, groups and individuals who believe in the difference good sport can make.
Safe Sport Overview
Elana Liberman facilitates panel speakers, Mike Hudson and Lorraine Lafreniere as they discuss recent safe sport developments including the UCCMS, the new proposed provincial policy suite, and topics including the rule of two. The panel members answer previously submitted safe sport questions and allow time for more questions at the end of the presentation.
Lorraine Lafreniere, Coaching Association of Canada CEO
Mike Hudson, Government of Nova Scotia Sport Consultant
Elana Liberman, Sport Nova Scotia Safe Sport Lead