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SAFE SPORT REPORTING

REPORTING SUSPICIONS OF CHILD MALTREATMENT

IF A CHILD OR YOUTH IS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER OR RISK, CALL 911 OR YOUR LOCAL POLICE.

Contact your local authorities if you have a reasonable suspicion that a child or youth is a victim of any form of abuse or neglect. Reports of abuse or neglect not involving a minor may also be reported to local authorities.

REPORTING SUSPICIONS OF MISCONDUCT OR OTHER SERIOUS CONCERNS

Individuals across all disciplines of gymnastics in Canada have the right to participate in a sport environment free from abuse, harassment, and discrimination. If you are concerned about the welfare of a child, youth, or other participant, please report your concerns:

NATIONAL TEAM AND GYMNASTICS CANADA ACTIVITIES RELATED CONCERNS/COMPLAINTS:

For national team and Gymnastics Canada events/activities related concerns, please complete the following Complaint Submission form to the best of your ability and submit to the Director, Safe Sport - Ellen MacPherson at emacpherson@gymcan.org.

COMPLAINT SUBMISSION FORM

What happens after you submit a complaint?

Click here for an overview of the Gymnastics Canada Complaint Management Process.

This Complaint Management Process resource serves as a supplement to the Complaints and Discipline Policy. The Complaints and Discipline Policy remains the primary and official legal document for the complaint process and should be read in full when engaging in the Complaint Management Process.

PROVINCIAL TEAM ACTIVITY OR CLUB RELATED CONCERNS/COMPLAINTS:

Contact your Provincial Gymnastics Organization to report forms of misconduct such as emotional or physical misconduct, bullying, hazing, or harassment.

SUSPENDED AND EXPELLED MEMBERS

To view a list of members that have been suspended or expelled by Gymnastics Canada and our provincial/territorial associations, please CLICK HERE

SEEKING SUPPORT OR ADVICE

Canadian Sport Helpline: Available to provide you with advice, guidance, and resources on how to proceed/intervene appropriately in the circumstances.

Website: http://abuse-free-sport.ca/en/
Email: info@abuse-free-sport.ca
Phone/Text Message: 1-888-837-7678

CANADIAN CENTRE FOR CHILD PROTECTION: Please Report a Concern to seek support and advice if you are concerned about the welfare of a child or youth:

RESPECT IN SPORT: If you have concerns about the behaviour of a sport leader and are not sure how to proceed, you can contact Respect in Sport for help and support. They will assist you in determining the appropriate course of action.

KIDS HELP PHONE: 

LGBT Youth Line

Trans Lifeline

National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)

  • Call: 1-866-633-4220
  • Website: nedic.ca

Hope for Wellness

Sport’aide

The following are recommended phone numbers in each province or territory that can provide assistance should you need guidance concerning suspected child abuse:

ALBERTA

1.800.387.KIDS (5437) or 
1.800.310.1818 (toll-free, 24/7)

BRITISH COLUMBIA
1.800.663.9122

MANITOBA
Winnipeg: (204) 944.4200
Toll-free: 1.888.834.9767 (after-hours) (emergency calls only): (204) 944.4050

Outside of Winnipeg:
Call (204) 945.3744 or 1.866.626.4862 (toll-free)

NEW BRUNSWICK
1.888.99ABUSE (1.888.992.2873) or
1.800.442.9799

NEWFOUNDLAND
Eastern (709) 752.4238 or (709)752.4619 
Central (709) 292.1210 or (709) 292.2500 
Western (709) 637.2686 or (709) 637.2686 
Labrador Grenfell (709) 896.9170 or
(709) 897.2000

NOVA SCOTIA
1.877.424.1177 or (902) 424.3202 
1.866.922.2434 (after-hours)

NORTH WEST TERRITORIES
1.867.873.7276 or 1.867.873.1929 (after-hours)

ONTARIO
1.866.821.7770

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
1.877.341.3101 or 1.800.341.6868 (after-hours)

QUEBEC
1.866.532.2822 or 1.800.263.2266 (French only) 
After-hours, or in case of emergency, call 8-1-1.

SASKATCHEWAN
Prince Albert (North) 1.866.719.6164 
Saskatoon (Centre) 1.800.274.8297 
Regina (South) 1.844.787.3760

YUKON
1.867.667.3002 
1.800.661.0408, local 3002 (24 hours).