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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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OPEN LETTER TO IOC PRESIDENT THOMAS BACH

October 16, 2019 (Colorado Springs, USA)  - On September 20th, 2019, a group of independent athlete associations and athlete representatives from 6 countries in addition to 4 global sport organizations, came together for a second time at the annual AthletesCAN Forum to discuss international issues impacting our members. The open letter below is the collective action resulting from those discussions.

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2019 IG WEALTH MANAGEMENT AMATEUR ATHLETES FUND BURSARY RECIPIENTS

IG Wealth Management, a national leader in delivering personalized financial solutions, annually awards twenty $5,000 bursaries to assist Canada’s elite amateur athletes with the costs of training and competition. Selection criteria includes: athletic achievement, financial need and community involvement. AthletesCAN administers the bursary program on behalf of IG Wealth Management.

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RECORD SETTING SEASONS, HISTORIC MOMENTS & SOCIAL CHANGE AGENTS DOMINATE 42ND CANADIAN SPORT AWARDS!

OTTAWA (September 26, 2019) - Canadian athletes had an incredible year of shattering records, making history and effecting positive change in sport from grassroots to high performance. These achievements and contributions received top recognition at the 42nd Canadian Sport Awards (CSAs), which were held Saturday in Toronto.

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