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AthletesCAN Stands with Black and Indigenous Communities

Ottawa (June 5) - The recent incidents of discrimination and violence perpetrated against Black and Indigenous individuals and communities are atrocious. They are the latest examples of centuries long institutionalized racism and injustice embedded throughout the United States and Canada. We are outraged and sickened by these events and stand in support of our fellow BIPOC athletes and human beings. While we will never fully understand their pain, we bear witness to it.

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Notice of Extension: 2020 AthletesCAN Annual General Meeting

AthletesCAN – Athletes’ Association of Canada
PO Box 89007 Westdale
Hamilton, ON
L8S 4R5

In accordance with subsection 160(2) of the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, notice is hereby given to the membership of Athletes CAN – Athletes’ Association of Canada Corporation #283874-5 to extend the time for calling the annual meeting of members for the financial year ending March 31, 2020 from September 30, to November 30, 2020 for the reasons outlined below.

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AthletesCAN Announces 2020 IG Wealth Management Amateur Athletes Fund Applications Are Now Available

OTTAWA (January 10) – AthletesCAN is pleased to launch the application process of the 2020 IG Wealth Management Amateur Athletes Fund, a bursary program providing twenty bursaries of $5,000 to Canadian athlete leaders each year.

IG Wealth Management, in partnership with AthletesCAN, established the Amateur Athletes Fund for Canada’s top amateur athletes in 2000. Since the program’s inception in 2000, IG Wealth Management has provided Canadian athletes with $2,000,000.

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AthletesCAN pleased to release standardized Athlete Agreement template for system wide adoption

OTTAWA (December 5) - AthletesCAN, with the support of Sport Canada, is pleased to announce the much anticipated approval and release of the Athlete Agreement Template, now recommended for adoption by national sport organizations (NSOs).

In November 2015, AthletesCAN released The Future of Athlete Agreements in Canada – a comprehensive evaluation of athlete agreements and best practices to meet the needs of high performance athletes and NSOs.

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