Safe Sport

Promoting safety so that athletes can shine

Safe Sport fosters empowering environments where athletes can safely reach their highest potential.



To create a positive culture of belonging aligned across Canada that embodies Ringette Canada values.

1. Promotion

We believe in promoting a safe, empowering and inclusive environment for all participants.

Code of Conduct and Ethics

Anti-Doping Program

Concussion information

Statement on Safe Sport


2. Prevention

We protect athletes, coaches and officials through education, training, policies and engagement.

Screening Policy

True Sport Movement

Responsible Coaching Movement

Resources for Safe Sport

The Canadian Sport Helpline

Ringette Canada's Trans-inclusion Resources


3. Reporting

We provide a national Safe Sport reporting and resolution framework that is compassionate, fair, transparent and timely.

Investigations Policy

Discipline and Complaints Policy

Canadian Centre for Mental Health & Sport

Victim Services Government of Canada



How to report an incident

Ringette Canada provides access to an independent third party for all members. You can contact this third party to report or discuss incidents of abuse or harassment of any kind.

You can reach them directly through the email address This is a confidential email address which will only be accessed by the third party.

Should any complaint or concern come to the attention of the Executive Director or any Ringette Canada representative, it will be forwarded to the independent third party.

The independent third party is:

  1. Qualified to analyze complaints and determine whether they are admissible to Certified Human Resources Professionals (CHRP) and practising lawyers.
  2. Knowledgeable of all applicable Ringette Canada policies.
  3. Independent from Ringette Canada (Professionally and Personally).
  4. Able to address complaints professionally in both official languages.

For more information see our Investigations Policy and Discipline and Complaints Policy.

Territory acknowledgement

While we are a proud Canadian organization, we acknowledge that our head office is located on traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg People, and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Ringette Canada extends our respect to all First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples for their valuable contributions to this land. We are committed to moving forward in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.

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