Canadian Sport Law & Sport Governance Association

we are a Canadian non-profit organization whose mission includes, inter alia:

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

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

  • The development of  an international best set of rules for sport governance as well as for an commercial contractual sport contracts; 

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


So many rewards!

But most importantly you will help us achieve our mission.

Indeed, you'll be financially assisting us to develop new and improved exchanges between experts in sport governance and sport law  in Canada . 

PLUS, you will have  access to some exclusive sport law and sport governance data, publications and links in Canada and beyond with a special access  code to log on our website. You will have a 25% discount on all our fees including on the Annual Conference  , you will get invited to exclusive  events for members only and much more.



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 law, Lex sportiva and sport governance .

We welcome not only practicing lawyers, educators, 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, inter alia, 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!

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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.

Albert Camus

Upcoming Events

  • Introduction au droit du sport
    Membership Offer
    Fri., Jan. 22
    Jan. 22, 11:50 a.m. – 4:10 p.m.
    Droit du sport 101
  • How to become a sport agent in Canada?
    Dec. 04, 2020, 9:40 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. GMT-5
    Make your dream come true! This is your chance to become a sport agent. Limited places. First come, first served. 1st hour will consiste will be a short introduction to sport law, then it will be about sport agent with Q&A. To secure your place you need to registrar since this course is interactive
  • Introduction to Sport Law
    Membership Offer
    Fri., Nov. 06
    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?
    Apr. 04, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. EDT
    Introduction to sport law in Canada.

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