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Welcome to the website of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC), Canada's premier source for tools and information to help prevent and resolve disputes at the highest levels of the Canadian sport system.


NOTICE: In light of the concerns around the prevalence of COVID-19 in the Montreal area and to reduce the need for its employees to take public transit to commute to work everyday, the SDRCC has directed all employees to work remotely. Until further notice, even if the main phone line will still be operational during normal business hours, email will be the most efficient way to contact them. Having become experts in the conduct of virtual proceedings, we are committed during this period to offering the same level of services as usual.

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Our website contains one of the world's largest on-line collections of reference materials and practical tools designed to meet the unique needs of athletes, coaches, officials, administrators, national and multi-sport organizations as well as the legal community.

The content found within this site is updated regularly and new content is integrated frequently.
Come back and visit us often to see the new information we will have available for you!

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Recent Decisions News
Ella Crowle v. Karate Canada
Crowle, Ella (Claimant) Karate Canada (Respondent) , Ordinary Division, File Number: SDRCC 22-0568, 16 July 2022 (Wickett, Robert)
Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport vs. Geier, Alisha
Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) (Claimant) Geier, Alisha (Respondent) , Doping Division, File Number: SDRCC DT 21-0327, 04 May 2022 (Lawless, Peter R.)
Central Soccer League vs. Canada Soccer and Ontario Soccer
Central Soccer League (CSL) (Claimant) Canada Soccer (CS); Ontario Soccer (OS) (Respondent) , Ordinary Division, File Number: SDRCC 21-0536, 16 February 2022 (Fortier, L. Yves)
Malu vs. Wrestling Canada Lutte (WCL)
Malu, Joshua (Claimant) Wrestling Canada Lutte (WCL) (Respondent) , Ordinary Division, File Number: SDRCC 21-0531, 09 February 2022 (Welbourn, John Harrison)
Steer vs. Equestrian Canada
Steer, Chase (Claimant) Equestrian Canada (Respondent) and Dawson-Dixon, Marilyn (Affected Party / Intervenor), Ordinary Division, File Number: SDRCC 21-0525, 04 January 2022 (Roberts, Carol)
Anderson; Bennett vs. Gymnastics Canada
Anderson, Tracey; Bennett, Gordon (Claimant) Gymnastics Canada (Respondent) and Wilson, Sheri (Affected Party / Intervenor), Ordinary Division, File Number: SDRCC 21-0519/20, 14 October 2021 (Bennett, David)

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SDRCC Annual Report 2021-2022
July 31, 2022

Abuse-Free Sport Announces New Collaborators as it Officially Opens Doors
June 20, 2022

The June Issue of In The Neutral Zone is now Available
June 1, 2022

Canada's First Sport Integrity Commissioner Announced
April 5, 2022

SDRCC Corporate Plan 2022-2023
March 1st, 2022

The February Issue of In The Neutral Zone is now Available
February 1, 2022

Summary Report on Consultations Regarding the Safe Sport Mechanism
December 22, 2021

The November Issue of In The Neutral Zone is now Available
November 11, 2021

SDRCC Condensed Annual Report 2020-2021
September 9, 2021

SDRCC Chief Executive Officer's Statement on Minister Guilbeault's Announcement of the New Independant Safe Sport Mechanism
July 6, 2021

SDRCC Strategic Plan 2020-2024
April 1st, 2020

Report: Pilot Project Evaluation - Canadian Sport Helpline and Investigation Unit
March 31st, 2020

Report: Closing the Loop - A Proposal for a Sport Ombuds in Canada
April 21, 2017


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