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Skate Ontario Town Hall – Wednesday, April 21 at 7:00pm ET

April 20, 2021

The Skate Ontario family is just like everyone else – looking forward to coming back to a sense of normalcy and that includes eventually getting back to our regular rink homes and activities. Come join us live on Wednesday, April 21 at 7pm EST on the Skate Ontario Facebook page and YouTube channel and host […]

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Skate Ontario Recognition Awards 2020-2021

April 16, 2021

With the 2020-2021 skating season in Ontario being full of unexpected challenges, we are taking a slightly different approach to recognizing members of the Skate Ontario community. This year, we want to recognize those who stood out by adapting to COVID-19 restrictions with innovative programming, showing resiliency throughout uncertainty and putting forth a positive and encouraging […]

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Ontario Skaters Promotional Contest – Blog Post

April 15, 2021

It’s that time of year again! Weather is starting to turn as is our attention to fun activities. In the case of the Skate Ontario family, this is the time of year where we start to close in on our amazing promotional contest and the game-changing prizes that are being offered. For starters, our grand […]

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Skater in Residence Blog – Madeline Schizas

April 13, 2021

Hi everyone! I am so excited to be Skate Ontario’s “Skater in Residence” for the month of April! As many of you know, I competed in the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm, Sweden, a couple of weeks ago and wanted to share a “behind the scenes” look at Worlds – Having some time […]

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Call for Volunteers – Local Organizing Committee for the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships

April 09, 2021

The Canadian Tire National Skating Championships is coming to Ottawa, ON at TD Place from January 6-13, 2022. We are looking for individuals interested in being part of 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships Local Organizing Committee. Please note that the deadline to apply is April 18, 2021 at 11:59pm ET. The Local Organizing Committee Application may be […]

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Events Update – April 9, 2021

April 09, 2021

2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships Local Organizing Committee Applications The Canadian Tire National Skating Championships is coming to Ottawa, ON at TD Place from January 6-13, 2022. We are looking for individuals interested in being part of 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships Local Organizing Committee. Please note that the deadline to apply is […]

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Virtual Meetings Allowance Extended

April 08, 2021

This week the Government of Ontario announced that they have extended the effective period for permitting corporations (which includes our member Skating Clubs) to call and hold meetings virtually. The effective period of these temporary legislative provisions has now been extended to December 31, 2021. You can review these changes here. Organizations need to adhere […]

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Follow up to the Provincial Announcement – April 1, 2021

April 01, 2021

Today the provincial government announced that the entire province of Ontario will be in a 28 day shut down effective April 3 at 12:01am.  As we await the release of the detailed legislation related to these new government restrictions, Skate Ontario is assuming that the HP exemption for skaters and coaches to continue training will […]

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Policy Update: Skate Ontario General Dispute Policy and Procedure

April 01, 2021

Skate Ontario has updated the Skate Ontario General Dispute Policy and Skate Ontario General Dispute Procedure. These updates align the Skate Ontario documents and processes with the recently updated Skate Canada Safe Sport – General Dispute Policy and Procedure (September 2020). Skate Ontario is working on a sample General Dispute Policy and Procedure for clubs […]

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Hosting a Virtual Annual Meeting Resource

April 01, 2021

Over the last decade many facets of daily operations across all sectors of business have been shifting to a more virtual setting, especially now living through this pandemic. It is important to be able to pivot and shift operations to align with current restrictions and your member’s needs. Skate Ontario has created the Hosting a […]

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