TORONTO – AthletesCAN, the association of Canada’s national team athletes, released the following statement Monday:
AthletesCAN continues to hear from athletes about the issues they are facing in Canadian sport. These issues are not new and we need to keep working together to make our sport system more athlete-centred. We encourage any Canadian National Team athlete that is having an issue within their sport to reach out to us. You are not alone in this! We are here to help and provide a safe space for all.”
AthletesCAN, the association of Canada’s national team athletes, is the only fully independent and most inclusive athlete organization in the country and the first organization of its kind in the world. As the voice of Canadian national team athletes, AthletesCAN ensures an athlete-centered sport system by developing athlete leaders who influence sport policy and, as role models, inspire a strong sport culture. Follow us on social @AthletesCAN.
For more information, please contact:
Manager, Communications & Sport Partnerships
Phone: 613-526-4025 Ext. 224