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THE LATEST NEWS FROM SASK SPORT INC.

September 2009  

SportsPage

Welcome to the new SportsPage. This new electronic format will make it easy for readers to access the topics contained in the newsletter by direct links to more information. Sask Sport Inc. will continue to email you a copy of Sportspage and with this new format it will now make it easy for you to forward this on to your membership. Copies of all SportsPage editions will also be placed on the Sask Sport Inc. website. Link

CONGRATULATIONS TEAM SASK!
The 2009 Canada Summer Games were a terrific two weeks filled with competition, village life, new friendships, interesting adventures, and best of all, the outstanding hospitality. Read More

TIFFANY DODDS NAMED SASK SPORT INC. AUGUST ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
Dodds recently competed in the 2010 World Championship Qualifier for volleyball. She was the tournament MVP, third best scorer, best spiker, tenth best blocker and eleventh best server. She is also the starting "outside hitter" for Team Canada. She helped her team to finish first in the NORCECA Qualification round in Tijuana, Mexico. Read More

CANADIAN SPORT FOR LIFE - "NO-ACCIDENTAL CHAMPIONS" WORKSHOP
Are you involved in developing, providing and coaching sport, recreation and physical activities for people with disabilities?
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NEW PHYSICAL LITERACY WEBSITE LAUNCHED
"PHE Canada has established www.physical-literacy.ca as a means of offering support to educators to assist them in understanding their critical role in a child’s healthy development, and providing useful tools and resources to assist them in the delivery of quality physical education programs,” says Andrea Grantham, executive director of PHE Canada. Read More

RIDERS SUPER BOWL FOR KIDSPORT™
The 3rd Annual Riders Super Bowl for KidSport™, will be held on Sunday, October 25th at the Glencairn Bowlodrome in Regina. Over 170 participants attend this fun-filled event, including over 30 members of the Saskatchewan Roughriders!
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ANNOUNCING THE 2010 SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS CALENDAR IN SUPPORT OF KIDSPORT™
Once again, SaskEnergy, KidSport™ Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Roughriders, along with CTV, SaskTel and Harvard Broadcasting, are teaming up to raise money for Saskatchewan children in need by producing the 2010 Saskatchewan Roughriders Calendar for KidSport™. Read More

2009 WORLD JUNIOR HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS
From December 26, 2009 through January 5, 2010, Saskatchewan will host the international hockey community for the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship and the tremendous Saskatchewan volunteer spirit is needed to help make this the best World Juniors yet! Read More

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
The Saskatchewan Coaches Conference will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2010 in Saskatoon. It will be geared at all levels of coaches from all sports. Read More

WOMEN IN COACHING APPRENTICESHIP - 2011 CANADA WINTER GAMES
Team Saskatchewan has an opportunity to include one female apprentice coach in two sports for the 2011 Canada Winter Games being held in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Read More

TRUE SPORT COMMUNITY FUND
The True Sport Foundation is now accepting applications for the True Sport Community Fund. Grants in the amount of $5,000 or $25,000 are available in support of sport programs that create access, and promote inclusion for children and youth from Aboriginal, low- income, and new Canadian families. Read More

2009 RIDERS CATCH FOR KIDSPORT™ SCOREBOARD
For every 1st down obtained by the Saskatchewan Roughriders through the 2009 CFL season, corporate sponsors and other generous individuals will donate $10 to the Riders Catch for KidSport™ Fund. Read More

GUIDANCE FOR SPORT PARTICIPANTS PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF PANDEMIC H1N1 INFLUENZA
The pandemic H1N1 influenza virus continued to be active at a low level over the summer months and disease activity is expected to increase during the fall and winter months. Although it is not possible to stop a pandemic from occurring, there are a number of steps we can take to slow the spread of the virus and minimize the effect it will have on employees and business operations. Read More

1989 JEUX CANADA GAMES FOUNDATION
Please be reminded that the summary grants and all the necessary financial reporting documents are due by September 30 and the new year of applications for Foundation support begins now with an application deadline of November 30, 2009.
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UNITED WAY OF REGINA BOARD DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS
United Way of Regina is hosting a number of upcoming training sessions geared towards small and rural non-profit charities and the board member that work for these agencies. Read More

HOCKEY CANADA CONCUSSION SEMINAR
Hockey Canada and the Dr. Tom Pashby Sports Safety Fund invites coaches, trainers, safety people, therapists, team managers, parents, players (over the age of 16), physicians and medical professionals, to the Hockey Canada Concussion Seminar on Saturday, December 12th, 2009. Read More

SURVEY SPORT COMMUNITY ETHICAL ISSUES (2009)
The True Sport Secretariat is responsible for coordinating the activities of the Canadian Strategy for Ethical Conduct in Sport (now referred to as the True Sport Strategy). This strategy is a collaborative undertaking by the federal, provincial and territorial governments along with the sport community with the goal of creating and sustaining a supportive environment within Canadian sport for ethical conduct. Read More