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Softball Canada recognizes its responsibility to foster environments that ensure positive, healthy, and fulfilling experiences. By prioritizing the welfare, safety, and rights of our members, Softball Canada is able to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to address the needs of the softball community in relation to safety in sport.


Softball Canada is committed to practicing Safe Sport and ensuring all participants are provided with a safe, welcoming, and accessible sport environment, free of harassment, abuse, and discrimination.


Softball Canada’s Safe Sport framework will focus on three key elements: Recognition, Reduction and Responsiveness- all of which are strongly supported by governance, policies and procedures.

The objective of this framework is to ensure all Softball Canada members have access to the resources and support services they need to safely facilitate and participate in softball specific programming.


To ensure policies remain current and continue to align with Sport Canada requirements, Softball Canada, in partnership with Sport Law and Strategy Group (SLSG) has conducted an independent review. As a result of this review, Softball Canada has adopted an updated suite of Safe Sport policies.

Softball Canada commits itself to reviewing and revising these policies as often as necessary in order to ensure members can participate in a sporting environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and abuse.   

Code of Conduct and Ethics                                    Download

Abuse Policy                                                                       Download

Investigations Policy                                                   Download

Discipline and Complaints Policy                       Download

Dispute Resolution Policy                                        Download

Appeal Policy                                                                     Download

Whistleblower Policy                                                  Download

Event Discipline Procedure                                    Download

Social Media Policy                                                       Download

                             Screening Policy                                                             Download                                                                                              

                    To access the full Safe Sport Policy Manual, click here.                    


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