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Welcome! Bienvenue!


We are a Canadian non-profit organization.

Our mission includes:

  • The development of sport law and sport governance in Canada and beyond;

  • The development and implementation of the best governance principles  in Canadian sport organizations and beyond;

  • The development of  best practices rules for sport governance contracts;

  • Formal  and continued education  as well as research regarding sport law and sport governance;

  • Organisation of sport law and good governance conferences.

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Who We Are

Welcome to our Association!

The Canadian Sport Law & Governance Association (CSLGA) is a Canadian non-profit organisation incorporated under the 'Canada Not-For-Profit Corporation Act S.C. 2009,c23. 

Our  goal is the understanding, advancement and ethical practice of sport governance in Canada.

We welcome not only practicing lawyers, educators, media people, students, and other sport professionals from Canada but from around the world to develop best practices in international sport law and in sport governance, relating to professional and amateur sports.

The Mission of the Association includes the followings :

To be present,  from coast to coast  in Canada, in order to promote and develop canadian and provincial sport law(s); 

To forge partnerships with other national and international sport law and sport governance associations and other sport organisations, in order to learn from each other;

Intervene and be vocal in Canada for ethical questions concerning sport issues (sexual harrasments, human rights, etc);

Pro-bono work for athletes rights;

Educate about sport law and sport governance (via seminars, conferences, courses with credits towards continued education);

​To develop Lex sportiva from Canada (best place since we have both jurisdications: common law & civil law!);

And more!

 Please click HERE for more details.

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Annual Sport Law Conference in Canada

With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for the promotion of sport law and Sport Governance in Canada.


Reinforcing our Commitment

With our organization’s mission always in mind, we believe in the quore values of sport: integrity, equality. Thus we  strive to give back when needed. Pro-Bono work  and implication in sport human rights and againts abuse is something that we take very seriously, and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact. Contact us to learn more about our commitment to this cause.

Sport Governance

One Step at a Time

At Canadian Sport Law & Sport Governance Association, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing this huge issue. Sport Governance Clinic is by no means an easy feat, but through cooperation and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.

Upcoming Events

  • How to become a sport' Agent?
    How to become a sport' Agent?
    Thu, Feb 01
    Feb 01, 2024, 6:29 p.m.
    Feb 01, 2024, 6:29 p.m.
    details to follow for courses in 2024
  • Introduction to Sport Law
    Introduction to Sport Law
    Membership Offer
    Fri, Nov 06
    Nov 06, 2020, 12:00 p.m. – Jan 29, 2021, 4:00 p.m.
    Nov 06, 2020, 12:00 p.m. – Jan 29, 2021, 4:00 p.m.
    A must for sport federations executive or board member, if you want to become a sport lawyer, a sport agent, a sport journalist etc. Please be aware that in order for this event to happen we need a minimum of participants
  • How to become a Sport Lawyer in Canada?
    How to become a Sport Lawyer in Canada?
    Sat, Apr 04
    Apr 04, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. EDT
    Apr 04, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. EDT
    Introduction to sport law in Canada.

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