Judo Canada to unite with federal government’s Abuse-Free Sport program


Judo Canada says it is joined Abuse-Free Sport, the federal government’s new impartial program to stop and tackle maltreatment in sport.

Starting on Jan. 2, Judo Canada and its stakeholders can have entry to the providers of the Office of the Sport Integrity Commissioner, which serves because the central hub of Abuse-Free Sport.

Judo Canada is the most recent sports activities physique to sign on to the program after allegations of sexual misconduct and different abuses have rocked organizations like Hockey Canada, Gymnastics Canada, and Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton.

Mike Tamura, Judo Canada’s president, says the nationwide sport group is “absolutely dedicated” to doing its half to change the tradition of sport within the nation.

Judo Canada might be finishing full adoption of the Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sport.

Judo members who’ve skilled or witnessed abuse will proceed to have entry to Judo Canada’s impartial third-party providers till Jan. 2.

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