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Meet Canada's high profile athletes and cheer them on at sport events at home or abroad. Learn how our sport programs provide Canadians with access to sport as part of a healthy and active lifestyle, and help high performance athletes participate and succeed in competitions.


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Canadian Heritage Sport Canada


Canadian Heritage Sport Canada


Canadian Heritage Sport Canada

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Sport in Canada

Discover how our sport system helps Canadians from all segments of society to get involved in sport activities at all levels and in all forms of participation.

Role of Sport Canada

Learn more about the role of Sport Canada, and the programs and initiatives available to all Canadians, from high-performance athletes to those who play sports as part of their active lifestyle.


Learn about the funding programs that support high-performance athletes and Canadian organizations hosting sport events.

Sport participation

Be active and healthy for life with recreational sport and physical activity. Play, train and compete in sport from childhood through adulthood.

Developing our athletes

Learn about how Canada is developing its high performance athletes, its commitment to ethical conduct in sport, and the funding available to help athletes and teams achieve world-class results.

Safety, integrity and ethics in sport

Find out what is being done to ensure that Canadian athletes compete on a safe and fair playing field, including the elimination of doping, harassment, abuse and discrimination.

Concussion: Sport and recreation

Too many individuals experience concussion during sport and recreation activities. Learn more and get resources to help you prevent and manage concussions.

Sport organizations

Discover the organizations that play a role in supporting amateur sport or in promoting active and healthy living for Canadians.

Sport events

Keep up with exciting sport events and cheer on our athletes as they compete against the world’s best competition at home and abroad.

Sport policies, acts and regulations

Find the different policies, acts and regulations for sport in Canada which enhance the opportunities for Canadians to participate and excel in sport.

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Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities Athlete Assistance Program Sport Support Program Hosting Program National Sport Organizations Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Centres and Institutes Sport Funding and Accountability Framework


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Canadian Sport Helpline

Victims and witnesses of harassment, abuse and discrimination in sport can get help through this helpline offered by the Abuse-Free Sport program.

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Date modified: 2022-10-17

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