Efforts are underway to clean up sport in Canada, but if sporting bodies and athletes want to prevent abuse from occurring, we must re-engineer the structures, policies and practices that lead to abuse in the first place.
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Athletes often recount how, at the very least, sport built their character and at the very most, saved their lives. But currently, Canadian sport itself needs rebuilding.
Even if we achieve our global commitment to limit temperature increase to less than 2 C this century, climate change will continue to impact the culturally significant Rideau Canal Skateway.
Erratic weather patterns occurring due to climate change may become a more significant factor affecting the season start and ice-building processes in the future.
Winter drowning rates are highest in countries with strong ice-fishing cultures and temperatures that hover near freezing.
Winter drownings become more common on warmer days or when rain has fallen on snow, leaving the ice thinner, weaker, and less stable.
Taking it too far? No hiding this bike motor.
Cycling has been on the look out for mini engines in bike frames, and it may have come up trumps. But it might be missing a trick to invigorate the sport.
How do they do it?
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Figure skating is always the highlight of the Winter Olympics. With the introduction of a team competition this year, there are five figure skating events. And we’ve already seen much drama with records…