CCES Statement on the Future of Sport in Canada Commission

Ottawa – December 12, 2023 – The CCES commends Minister Qualtrough on her announcement setting out the way towards a better future for sport in Canada.

Statement from CCES following CAS Ruling on RUSADA appeal

(Ottawa, Ontario – December 18, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) issued the following statement following the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Tribunal’s finding of fact regarding the Russian Anti-Doping Agency’s (RUSADA) non-compliance with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code):

Canadian Women & Sport and the CCES Oppose World Rugby Ban of Trans Women

(Ottawa, Ontario – November 27, 2020) – Canadian Women & Sport and the CCES have written a letter to Brett Gosper, CEO of World Rugby, to express our strong opposition to World Rugby’s ban on transgender women athletes. In doing so, we join 84 academics, Athlete Ally, Egale Canada and others in urging World Rugby to repeal their recent ban preventing transgender women from participating in women’s rugby.

CCES Statement on Racism and Systemic Discrimination

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 5, 2020) – The CCES adds its voice to the movements against systemic racism and in support of racial equality and justice that are once again in the spotlight following George Floyd’s tragic death at the hands of police in the United States.

The CCES Commends WADA for Requesting a Public Hearing for RUSADA

(Ottawa, Ontario – February 5, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) commends the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) petition for an open, public proceeding for the Russian matter.

CCES Supports Decision of Athlete Leaders to Withdraw from WADA Bullying Investigation

(Ottawa, Ontario — April 26, 2019) — The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) acknowledges and supports the decisions announced today by Beckie Scott and Dr. Edwin Moses. Both icons of values-based sport have declined to participate in a so-called investigation commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) into complaints registered months ago by Ms. Scott and Dr. Moses against senior officials within WADA for harassment and intimidation.

CCES Statement Regarding Russian Paralympic Committee Reinstatement

(Ottawa, Ontario – February 11, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) acknowledges the decision issued on February 8, 2019 by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) conditionally reinstating the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC).