National Multisport Service Organizations

Multisport Service Organizations (MSOs) lead or coordinate the delivery of specific services to the national sport community. These services may include:

  • coach education and certification;
  • development of sport programming at post-secondary institutions;
  • support for Aboriginal peoples in sport and national coordination for the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG);
  • strengthening the active involvement of women and girls in sport;
  • sport dispute resolution services including education, mediation and arbitration;
  • franchise holder for major national and international sport events.
  • promoting sport participation

Organizations Funded by Sport Canada

AthletesCAN
Website
http://www.athletescan.com/en
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/AthletesCAN
Twitter
@AthletesCAN
Mandate
AthletesCAN represents all Canadian national team athletes, including Aboriginal, Olympic, Paralympic, Pan and Parapan American, and Commonwealth Games athletes. All athletes who are members of national teams or who have retired from a national team within the past eight years are considered members of AthletesCAN.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Aboriginal Sport Circle
Website
http://www.aboriginalsportcircle.ca/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/aboriginal.sportcircle.5
Twitter
N/A
Mandate
The Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) is a member based, not for profit organization that exists to support the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people and communities through participation in sport, physical activity and recreation.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Canada Games Council
Website
http://www.canadagames.ca/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/CanadaGames
Twitter
@CanadaGames
Mandate
Canada Games Council is a private, non-profit organization responsible for the ongoing development of the Canada Games. The Council is the governing body for the Canada Games. As the Games move from one host community to the next, the Council provides continuity, leadership and support to Host Societies in such key areas as sport technical, organizational planning, ceremonies and protocol, marketing and sponsorship. In addition, the Canada Games Council ensures effective long-term partnerships with national sport organizations, governments and the corporate sector. The Canada Games Council fosters ongoing partnerships with organizations at the municipal, provincial and national levels. It allocates resources in support of its mission and strategic directions.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Website
http://www.caaws.ca
Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/CAAWS
Twitter
@CAAWS
Mandate
The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) provides leadership and education and builds capacity to foster equitable support, diverse opportunities and positive experiences for girls and women in sport and physical activity.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sports
Website
http://cces.ca/
Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/CanadianCentreforEthicsinSport
Twitter
@EthicsInSPORT
Mandate
The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport works collaboratively to activate a values-based and principle-driven sport system, protecting the integrity of sport from the negative forces of doping and other unethical threats, and advocating for sport that is fair, safe and open to everyone. It is responsible for the implementation and management of Canada's Anti-Doping Program.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association
Website
http://www.ccaa.ca/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/CCAAsportsACSC
Twitter
@CCAAsportsACSC
Mandate
The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association is the national coordinating body for college sport in Canada, providing leadership, programs and services that foster student-athlete development through intercollegiate sport. The CCAA caters to 7,500 intercollegiate athletes, over 900 coaches, and more than 150 sport administrators. Its membership consists of a wide variety of post-secondary institutions, including community colleges, universities, university-colleges, CEGEPs and technical Institutes. It is the largest intercollegiate sport organization in Canada with 94 member institutions representing 5 regional member conferences.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Canadian Deaf Sports Association
Website
http://assc-cdsa.com/en/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/CanadianDeafSports/
Twitter
@ASSC_CDSA
Mandate
The Canadian Deaf Sports Association (CDSA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the development of high performance Deaf and hard of hearing athletes. Through direct financial support CDSA helps athletes participate in international sport events sanctioned by the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf and the Pan American Sports Committee for the Deaf.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Canadian Olympic Committee
Website
https://olympic.ca/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/teamcanada
Twitter
@TeamCanada @ÉquipeCanada
Mandate
COC is responsible for all aspects of Canada's involvement in the Olympic Movement, including Canada's participation in the Olympic and Pan American Games, managing a wide variety of programs that promote the Olympic Movement in Canada through cultural and educational means, and selecting and supporting Canadian cities in bids to host Olympic Games and Pan American Games.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Canadian Paralympic Committee
Website
https://paralympic.ca
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/CDNParalympics
Twitter
@CDNParalympics @CDNParalympique
Mandate
CPC is a non-profit, private organization with 43 member sports organizations. It is responsible for creating an optimal environment for high-performance Canadian Paralympic Athletes to compete and win in the Paralympic and Parapan American Games and for promoting their success to inspire all Canadians with disabilities to get involved in sport.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities
Website
https://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/en.html
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/CTJumpstart
Twitter
@ctjumpstart
Mandate
Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities is a national charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged children participate in organized sport and recreation by covering registration, equipment, and/or transportation costs. Since 2005, Canadian Tire Jumpstart has helped give more than 1.6 million Canadian children the chance to play, and the program is still growing.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Coaching Association of Canada
Website
https://coach.ca/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/coach.ca
Twitter
@CAC_ACE
Mandate
The Coaching Association of Canada unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence. Through its programs, the CAC empowers coaches with knowledge and skills, promotes ethics, fosters positive attitudes, builds competence, and increases the credibility and recognition of coaches. CAC coordinates the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP).
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Commonwealth Games Canada
Website
https://www.commonwealthgames.ca/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Jeux-du-Commonwealth-Games-Canada-265526150138420/
Twitter
@cgc_jcc
Mandate
CGC is the international franchise holder for the Commonwealth Games and Commonwealth Sport Movement in Canada and an active, contributing member of the Canadian sport community. Led by a volunteer board of directors and supported by professional staff, CGC is committed to strengthening sport in Canada and throughout the Commonwealth.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Go Le Grand Défi inc.
Website
https://www.legdpl.com/en
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/LeGDPL
Twitter
@Pierre_Lavoie
Mandate
The Grand défi Pierre Lavoie's mission is to encourage young people to adopt healthy life habits. It partners with schools to help kids make healthier choices in their everyday lives, to adopt habits that will become the norm for future generations.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
KidSport Canada
Website
https://www.kidsportcanada.ca/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/kidsportcanada
Twitter
@KidSport
Mandate
KidSport is a national not-for-profit organization that provides financial assistance for registration fees and equipment to kids aged 18 and under. Through a confidential application process it provides grants so they can play a season of sport. Nationally, KidSport is comprised of a network of 11 provincial/territorial KidSport chapters and 166 community KidSport chapters. Since its creation in 1993, over 750,000 kids across the country have been given the chance to play sport through KidSport grants and sport introduction programming.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Motivate Canada
Website
http://www.motivatecanada.ca/en/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/MotivateCanada
Twitter
@MotivateCanada
Mandate
Motivate Canada is a Canadian charitable organization that specializes in improving the lives of young people by fostering civic engagement, social entrepreneurship, social inclusion and leadership among young people. The organization uses techniques from sport, physical education and community-driven development in their programming. It targets youth from 9 to 25 years old through its programs: Activate, Esteem Team and GEN7.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Own the Podium
Website
https://www.ownthepodium.org/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/OwnthePodium
Twitter
@ownthepodium
Mandate
Own the Podium provides technical support to national sport organizations with the aim of delivering more Olympic and Paralympic medals for Canada. Own the Podium prioritizes investment strategies by making funding recommendations using evidenced based, expert driven, targeted and collaborative approach.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
ParticipACTION
Website
https://www.participaction.com/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/ParticipACTION
Twitter
@ParticipACTION @ParticipACTIONf
Mandate
ParticipACTION is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to help Canadians sit less and move more. Originally established in 1971, ParticipACTION works with its partners, which include sport, physical activity, recreation organizations, government and corporate sponsors, to make physical activity a vital part of everyday life.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Physical and Health Education Canada
Website
https://phecanada.ca
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/PHECanada
Twitter
@PHECanada
Mandate
Physical and Health Education Canada (PHE Canada) champions healthy, active kids by promoting and advancing quality health and physical education opportunities and healthy learning environments. Supporting community champions with quality programs, professional development services, and community activation initiatives, PHE Canada inspires all to live healthy, physically active lives.Their members are predominantly educators working in the school system, the administrators who support them and the university professors engaged in pre-service teacher training and in research in physical and health education.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Right To Play International
Website
http://www.righttoplay.ca
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/RightToPlayCAN
Twitter
@RightToPlayCAN
Mandate
Right To Play is a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through sports and games, it helps children build essential life skills and better futures, while driving social change in their communities with lasting impact.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Special Olympics Canada
Website
http://www.specialolympics.ca/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/SpecialOCanada
Twitter
@SpecialOCanada
Mandate
Special Olympics Canada is dedicated to enriching the lives of Canadians with intellectual disabilities through sport. For decades, Special Olympics Canada has optimized the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle through sport to improve the wellbeing of individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada
Website
http://www.crdsc-sdrcc.ca/eng/home
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/SDRCC-CRDSC-424545007600467/
Twitter
@CRDSC_SDRCC
Mandate
Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC)'s mission is to provide the sport community with a national alternative dispute resolution service for sport disputes and expertise and assistance regarding alternative dispute resolution. The SDRCC provides tools and guidance to help resolve minor disputes quickly and informally.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Sport for Life Society
Website
http://sportforlife.ca/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/CanadianSportforLife/
Twitter
@S4L_SPV
Mandate
Sport for Life exists to build physical literacy and improve the quality of sport based on Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD). SLS is a movement led by a network of experts and champions working across sport, recreation, education and health, from community to national levels.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC)
Website
http://www.sirc.ca
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/sirc.sportresearch/
Twitter
@SIRCtweets @SIRCtweeter
Mandate
Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) is a not-for-profit amateur sport organization that empowers sport organizations and individuals by sharing credible and evidence based knowledge using relevant and innovative communication channels.
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
U SPORTS
Website
https://usports.ca/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/USPORTSCanada/
Twitter
@USPORTSca
Mandate
U SPORTS is the national governing body for Canadian university sport. It oversees competition across 52 universities, in 12 different sports for 10,000 student-athletes and 550 coaches and 21 annual national championships. It is also the franchise holder for post-secondary international games (World University Games or Universiades), governed by the Fédération internationale des sports universitaires (FISU).
Funding
Sport Canada Funding Information
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