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Atlantic Bowls 2020 is cancelled due to Covid-19
A Zoom meeting was held at 10:00 AM (Friday 15th) to decide on the fate of the Atlantic Bowls 2020. In attendance were Kathy Myketyn and Mayumi Endo from N.S., Etta Reid and Bonnie Fitzgerald from P.E.I., Gloria McLaughlin Patricia Albert and Pat Beggs from N.B. with Diane Beauregard and Andy Wepruk from Qc.
Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders
The Board of the Bowls Québec is suggesting that club members should participate in the BCB training program "Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders", and encourage most members to take the test. Make it a competition between clubs to maintain interest in our sport.
It is necessary to sign in with province and club affiliation so there will be a tally of participants. It is free and very easy to use.
Bowls Québec members can access this training here.
Bowls Canada has partnered with Respect Group to bring members the very best in Safe Sport training to ensure a healthy, safe and respectful environment for all of our participants.
The Respect in Sport Activity Leader / Coach Program educates leaders, coaches, officials and participants (14 years and up) to recognize, understand and respond to issues of bullying, abuse , harassment and discrimination. It is an online training that is accessible on your computer, laptop, iPhone, iPad, Android and other mobile devices. Mobile Apps available through the App Store and Google Play allow for the completion of the training even when not connected to the Internet.
The Respect in Sport Activity Leader training has been approved and certified by “Respect Education”, an educational offering of the Canadian Red Cross. This training is endorsed by institutions such as Sport Manitoba, the Government of New Brunswick, SaskSport, University of Calgary, Viasport, Coaching Association of Canada, Canadian Olympic Committee, AthletesCAN and many more.
All Bowls Canada coaches, activity leaders, Directors, staff, national event volunteers, umpires and national committee members are expected to complete this training. NCCP Coaches can have the course completion recorded on their Locker transcript through a simple opt-in process at the beginning of the training.
Bowls Canada Cancels Plans for 2020 Season Due to COVID-19
Our priority remains the health and safety of our athletes, coaches, officials, employees, volunteers, fans, partners and all associated with the Bowls Canada family. We have been closely following the situation as it unfolds, following the advice of our federal and various provincial governments, health authorities and the Canadian Sport Medicine Advisory Council. We recognize that many of our members fall into the most at risk demographic and decisions were made with a duty of care to protect all members...........read more here