Skownan First Nation's basketball teams have forged a relationship that is built on keeping Aboriginal youth in school through sport.
Dr. Roger Jackson
"I’ve lived in other countries and competed in other countries, where we did not have the same commitment of volunteers, or the same commitment of school sport, or community sport, or community...
2013 Give-Back Challenge Finalist
West Ottawa Soccer Club, Kanata, ON
2010 Give-Back Challenge Finalist
This was a great way for the kids who participate in the Moose Jaw Free Teen Swim to say "Thanks" and give back to the community that has been fundamental in making that program possible.
“It gives you something; it does nothing but give. It’s not important what you need; you’ll be able to find it in sports. I think that’s the nicest thing. What you can have: you can go find...
"To me, community sport is the heart and the soul of sport in Canada; and it’s where children learn, first learn to play."
"True Sport is a movement that is easy to implement into your already existing programs. Over time we have seen the principles of sport become ingrained in our kids as they participate in...
"The True Sport philosophy is so close to what we’re trying to do in school sport that it’s just a natural step for us to join. What we’re really doing is using sport to make better...
“I think the benefits of sports for young people are often underestimated. I think that the self-confidence and learning to surpass oneself thanks to sports, as well as loosing and winning, teach...