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Canadian Sport for Life

Canadian Sport for Life is a framework for delivering sport and physical activity programs to children that is centered around their health, and their mental and physical stage of development. The Canadian Sport for Life model provides a safe and progressive pathway for children to pursue lifelong physical activity, and also offers a progressive pathway to high-performance sport.
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viaSport Coaching Resources

The viaSport coaching resources page has links to coaching tools, coaching codes, coaching publications and other pages that offer useful information for coaches in British Columbia.
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Sport Concussion Library

The Sport Concussion Library offers a wealth of information on the topic of sport concussion. It has information for all audiences.
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Parachute, founded in 2012 through the amalgamation of four charities in the injury prevention field, has become Canada’s leader in injury prevention focused on three key areas where people are unintentionally injured: in the home, at play, and on the move. They educate and advocate for preventing serious injury in our homes, in sports and recreation and on our roads.
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The Coaching Association of Canada

The Coaching Association of Canada unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence. Through its programs, the CAC empowers coaches with knowledge and skills, promotes ethics, fosters positive attitudes, builds competence, and increases the credibility and recognition of coaches.
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Sport Information Resource Centre

Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) is a not-for-profit amateur sport organization with the mandate to provide information and serve the educational needs of organizations and individuals involved in, or responsible for the development of, sport and fitness in Canada and around the world.
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Sport Governance

Learn about the different styles of Boards and how they work in Not-For-Profit organizations. For more information on governance structure and Board resources check out the templates, guidelines, good practices.
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Strategic Planning

One of the Board’s most important roles is to set the strategic direction of the organization.
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Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance

A common risk management measure, and one that is particularly important in minimizing directors’ personal liability, is that the organization carry Directors’ and Officer’s Liability Insurance
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The Bid Evaluation Model (BEM)

The Bid Evaluation Model (BEM) is intended to function as a decision support tool, assisting organizations/municipalities who are considering a bid to host a particular sport tourism event to determine whether to proceed with the bid proposal relative to a variety of important elements.
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Corporate Registry of British Columbia

Specific legislation and regulations govern how societies (not-for-profit corporations) are created and run in B.C. Visit this Government of British Columbia webpage to read the Societies Act and Societies Regulation, as well as learn about incorporation.
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Payroll Deductions Online Calculator

Use the Payroll Deductions Online Calculator (PDOC) to calculate federal, provincial (except for Quebec), and territorial payroll deductions.
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App Resources

Concussion Recognition & Response™

A new tool that helps coaches and parents recognize whether an individual is exhibiting/reporting the signs and symptoms of a suspected concussion. The app allows a coach or parent to respond quickly and appropriately to this potentially serious medical situation. In less than 5 minutes, the user can go through a checklist of possible signs/symptoms to determine whether to remove the child from play and the need for further medical examination. This app is available only on the App Store for iPhone and iPad.
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KidActive is an app that will help you guide your kids to physical literacy. It was built for your mobile phone or tablet but you can also use it on any computer. It includes 50+ fun, quick and easy activities that your kids can do. Each was designed by physical literacy experts to develop fundamental movement skills.
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Wave Accounting Software

Provides free cloud-based accounting software for your organization.
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  • Activities of volunteers and/or staff in the name of the organization
  • Employee discrimination
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