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Latest Media Releases

U SPORTS Football Athlete Suspended for the Presence of SARM LGD-4033

(Ottawa, Ontario – January 9, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) confirmed today that Malcom Lee, a U SPORTS football athlete affiliated with the University of British Columbia,...

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Cannabis

(Ottawa, Ontario – December 16, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Terrence Mendes, a powerlifting athlete, received a two-month sanction for an anti-doping...


Latest Advisory Notes

Annual Sport Leaders Retreat Making Waves

Two Retreats Announced for 2020 (Ottawa, Ontario - January 15, 2020) - The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and the Sport Law & Strategy Group (SLSG) are proud to collaborate on the...

The 2020 Prohibited List is Now in Effect

(Ottawa, Ontario – January 6, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) reminds the Canadian sport community that the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) 2020 Prohibited List came into...



Let’s Not Eliminate Organized Sport from Public Schools

December 19, 2019

Growing up in a small town, the only opportunity I had to participate in organized sport – be it competitive or intramural – was in public school. Aside from hockey, our town didn’t offer sport leagues or other opportunities. I imagine this remains the case in many small towns throughout Ontario.Read more

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 governing body...Read more