Have I reached the point where I have to file a complaint?

By | Administrators, Coaches, For everyone, Officials, Parents, Sportive

The present blog, the second in a series of two, originates from the implementation of the Integration Protection Policy in Sports, launched on February 1, 2021.  After more than one year of existence, the Sport’Aide team deemed it pertinent to discuss the reactions and behaviours of the various stakeholders in terms of the implementation of this tool made available to the Quebec sports community. The following fictional story is based on actual witness testimonies. I had been thinking about it for some time already. Weeks became months that I suffered and endured the behaviour of someone in my sports entourage. At first, I tried not to let the derogatory remarks affect me too much. The fact that my teammates didn’t…

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What!? Somebody complained about me!

By | Administrators, Coaches, For everyone, Officials, Parents, Sportive

The present blog, the first in a series of two, originates from the implementation of the Integration Protection Policy in Sports, launched on February 1, 2021.  After more than one year of existence, the Sport’Aide team deemed it pertinent to discuss the reactions and behaviours of the various stakeholders in terms of the implementation of this tool made available to the Quebec sports community. Are you a coach, parent, volunteer, administrator, etc.? Regardless of your status within your sports organization or federation, one day you may be contacted by the Complaints Officer or a member of an integrity committee to inform you that a complaint has been filed against you. After the initial shock of this announcement, it is very…

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