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General / Dispute Resolution

Promotional Flyer About the SDRCC Preventing and Resolving Disputes in the Canadian Sport System   Resolution Facilitation
An innovative process to deal with disputes quickly and efficiently
         
Jammed in a Sport Dispute?
Do you have a case? and where to find help.
  Resolution Facilitation Preparation Tool 
An easy-to-use grid to ask yourself the right questions before taking part in a resolution facilitation session
         
NEW 
What are Submissions and What to I need to File?
     

 

Athletes

  Access to SDRCC Resolution Services - printable PDF
     
  Access to SDRCC Resolution Services - Interactive Platform
     
  Athlete's Rights and Responsibilities
     
  Team Selection Policy Checklist
   

 

  Selection Criteria for Major Events in Sports Guidelines and Tips
     
  Carding Process Guidelines and Tips

 

Coaches and Officials

Dispute Prevention and Resolution for Coaches   Dispute Prevention and Resolution for Officials
         

 

Administrators

Guide to Administrative Fair Play   Conflicts of Interest in Sports-Related Decision-Making
         
Main Causes of Disputes and Prevention Strategies - Interactive Platform   Main Causes of Disputes and Prevention Strategies - PDF Version

 

Online Appeal Panel Orientation

 

SDRCC Newsletter - In the Neutral Zone:

Once published four times a year in printed format, In the Neutral Zone is now primarily an electronic publication which issued three times per year, in October, February and June.

Click here to consult all editions of In the Neutral Zone.

 


 

External Publications

Coaches PLAN du coach

 

Coaches Report - Knowing the Law:

Coaches Report, the official publication of the Coaching Association of Canada, includes a section entitled Knowing the law discussing legal issues on themes relevant to coaches, and written by the Centre for Sport and Law, but who now goes by the name of Sport Law & Strategy Group.

 

Legal Tips (for Athletes):

Most of the texts, written by Sport Solution Staff, are taken from the Athletes Can newsletter. They provide legal advice on a variety of topics relevant to athletes.

  • What is bias?
    Source: Fast Forward newsletter by Athletes CAN (summer 2003)
  • What is evidence?
    Source: Fast Forward newsletter by Athletes CAN (fall 2003)
  • Legal Tips for Athletes
    Prepared and Compiled by Amanda Kieswetter & Erin McDermid for the Athletes Forum in Regina, Saskatchewan (September 2005)

 

Various Publications

October
2007

The pitfalls of self-representation
by Carol Roberts [PDF]

November
2005

Two Alternatives to Litigation: An Introduction to Arbitration and Mediation
by David L. Erickson and Peter Geoffrey Bowen (Dispute Resolution Journal)

Fall
2005

Solving the Puzzle of Major Games Selection
By Julie Duranceau (Coaches Report)

September
2005

Athletes, coaches and organizations are offered an alternative to litigation
By Benoit Girardin (Lawyer's Weekly)

February
2005

The SDRCC's Jurisprudence: more than bedtime reading
By Julie Duranceau

Summer
2004

Preventing and Resolving Disputes in the Sport System
By Julie Duranceau (Coaches Report)