Safe Sport

Complaints go direct to the Integrity counts SSC Speak up line  . Complaints that are deemed provincial or club jurisdiction they will be redirected to our PSO system administrator.

The Provincial administrator or Escalation officer will decide whether it is best dealt with via our current SSNB Policies : Discipline and Complaints policy/SSNB Code of Conduct or via our provincial Safe Sport NB dispute resolution program .

Reporting Process : (first point of contact for any complaint)

Speed Skating Canada and it’s Provincial and Territorial Sport Organizations have partnered on the launch the Safe Sport Speak Up Line, a new independent reporting mechanism that supports the intake and management of complaints from all speed skating participants within the Canadian speed skating community.

The Safe Sport Speak Up Line can be used by all past and present participants of speed skating in Canada, including athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers involved at the national, provincial, territorial and club levels. Items that can be reported include governance disputes, non-compliance with organizational policies, and conduct or behavior that results or has the potential to result in physical or psychological harm, including but not limited to, maltreatment, abuse of authority, bullying, harassment and discrimination.

The Safe Sport Speak Up Line is accessible online and by telephone. Complaints can be raised through the third-party hotline – on a confidential basis, with or without anonymity – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (including weekends and holidays).