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Latest Media Releases

Global DRO Grows with Addition of Drug-Free Sport New Zealand as Latest Licensee

(Ottawa, Ontario – November 20, 2019) – The international network of anti-doping organizations that powers Global DRO has welcomed Drug-Free Sport New Zealand as the latest licensee of the free...

Athletics Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Multiple Substances

(Ottawa, Ontario – October 22, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that David Freake, an athletics athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule...


Latest Advisory Notes

CADP Consultation Process Kicks off in 2020

(Ottawa, Ontario – November 28, 2019) – The 2021 World Anti-Doping Code was officially ratified on November 7, 2019 at the fifth World Conference on Doping in Sport held in Poland. The new Code will...

WADA Publishes 2020 Prohibited List

(Ottawa, Ontario – October 31, 2019) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2020 Prohibited List. The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to alert the sport...



NHL Abuse Scandal – Could it be the Tipping Point?

December 10, 2019


Paul Melia, CCES president and CEO, and Allison Forsyth, AthletesCAN – Chair, Athlete Safe Sport Committee

In Canada when the sport of hockey takes centre stage, Canadians tend to sit up and take notice. So too do Canadian politicians, government officials, sport...Read more

Playing With Injury

June 13, 2019

Zdeno Chara playing in the Stanley Cup Finals with his broken jaw wired shut and Kevin Durant coming back from an injury to play in Game 5 of the NBA Championships raises important questions about playing through injuries in sport.Read more