This event aimed to foster dialogue around the role of athletes as agents of social change, and sport as a platform for social change and explored questions like: when has athlete activism been most and least effective? Read More
Dr. Brian Wilson (Professor, School of Kinesiology at UBC) and Dr. Brad Millington (Lecturer, Department of Health at University of Bath and former M.A. and Ph.D. graduate of UBC School of Kinesiology) discuss the “greening of golf” as part of their ongoing work on environmental sustainability and sport. Read More
Craig and Marc Kielburger, founders of Free The Children and Me to We, feature a biweekly Brain Storm column on the Globe and Mail which taps experts and readers for solutions to social issues. This week’s question: What’s your creative idea to bolster the eco and social impact of international sporting events? Read More
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