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Skate Canada is committed to:

  • promoting a safe environment that aligns with its core values;
  • protecting the safety and welfare of all participants;
  • providing a national Safe Sport reporting and resolution framework that is compassionate, fair, transparent and timely


Long-Term Development (LTD) Education and Safe Sport Roadshow
  • An Interactive and Engaging Initiative by Skate Canada
  • Date: Thursday, August 17th, 2023
  • Time: 4 pm - 9 pm
  • Venue: Pownal Sports Centre (3S2, 145 Pownal Rd, Alexandra, PE)
Skate Canada PEI is delighted to invite you to participate in our upcoming Long-Term Development (LTD) Education and Safe Sport Roadshow. We aim to foster growth, inspire excellence, and ensure the safety of all participants in our skating programs.
Meet Our Expert: Josée Bourdon
Josée brings an astounding 25 years of experience at Skate Canada, overseeing all aspects of coaching for the organization, including the Long-Term Development project. Her expertise includes:
  • Developing and implementing the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)
  • Leading the National Mentorship Program
  • Managing all Coach Apprenticeship Programs
  • Facilitating seminars for South American coaches in Brazil
  • Guiding the Brazilian Ice Sports Federation in coaching education
  • Advising Skate Sweden and the South Africa Figure Skating Association
  • Contributing to the International Skating Union (ISU)'s Worldwide Coach Education Framework
  • Being selected for Canada Leads, a flagship leadership program

What is the LTD Education and Safe Sport Roadshow?

The Roadshow is a dynamic event designed to inform and inspire our committed coaches, clubs, and the public about the latest developments in Long-Term Development and Safe Sport practices. It provides all attendees with important insights into the new guidelines, methodologies, and techniques that can enhance the overall development of skating in Canada.

What will the Roadshow cover?

The event will feature updates on NCCP changes and plans for the upcoming season, as well as numerous essential topics related to Long-Term Development (LTD) and Safe Sport. This is an open platform where everyone will have the opportunity to interact, engage, and collaborate, fostering a community of learning and growth.

Where and when will the Roadshow take place?

The roadshow will take place on Thursday, August 17th, 2023, from 4 pm to 9 pm at the Eliyahu Wellness Centre at Canada Games Place in North Rustico, PEI. The evening slot is designed to accommodate a higher participation rate.

Who should attend?

The Roadshow is open to everyone! Whether you're a Skate Canada coach, a part of a skating club, a skating enthusiast, or just a community member interested in the development and safety of sports, we welcome you with open arms.
Join us in this exciting endeavor to foster the growth and safety of skating in PEI and across Canada. Your participation and input are invaluable to us. We can't wait to see you there!
For more information, please contact
Save the date! We look forward to seeing you there.



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