AthletesCAN survey finds strong prevalence of maltreatment of athletes

May 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The first major independent study of athletes’ experience of harm in 20 years reveals alarming statistics about the lack of safety for Canadian athletes


AthletesCAN mounts first safe sport summit

May 2nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The independent athletes’ group held a groundbreaking meeting to discuss their experiences of abuse and to formulate recommendations around safety in sport


Athletics Canada suspends Ottawa Lions head coach and board chair

March 25th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Head coach Andy McInnis and board chair Ken Porter of the Ottawa Lions have been suspended over allegations of sexual harassment against McInnis


Canadian government to study harassment, abuse in sports

March 7th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The Canadian government appears to be serious about efforts to make participation in sports safer for all Canadians


Op-Ed: I’m tired of being catcalled while running

November 12th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Runner's Rant | 9 Comments »

Between Jian Ghomeshi and problems in the House of Commons. the taboo surrounding sexual harassment is having a moment these last few weeks, with many women in Canada and worldwide opening up about their own […]