ISRC Roundtable Discussions and Conferences

Summaries of roundtable meetings of the Interprovincial Sport and Recreation Council

Communique October 25, 1989

This press release from the Federal - Provincial conference of ministers responsible for sport and recreation in Halifaxmentions...

Communique October 8, 1986

This press release from the Federal - Provincial conference of ministers responsible for sport and recreation in Charlottetown announces...

Active Living: Presentation Notes for International Conference on Physical Activity, Fitness and Health

Notes for a presentation on Active Living, discussing characteristics, need for it, elements, implications and challenges, and making...

Address By Claude Charron to the Third Interprovincial Conference Of Recreation and Sport Ministers, 1977

Addresses the examination of a common, interprovincial approach to the organization of recreation, with special reference to the Quebec...

Address by Walter H. Kaasa Re Arts and Recreation Policy - 1974

Address to delegates to the Second National Conference of Provincial Ministers of Recreation regarding the importance of the arts and the...

Changes to the Active Living National Infrastructure: Information Package - 1993

Information package presented at the 1993 Interprovincial Conference by Minister Cadieux. Highlights are: 1) Continue movement away from...

Communique on Ottawa 1987 Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Sport and Recreation

This communique is from a special meeting held in Ottawa on June 4, 1987, held to discuss issues of mutual interest and concern before the...

Communique on Quebec 1987 Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Sport and Recreation

Discusses federal and provincial-territorial roles in recreation, proposal to establish not-for-profit fitness corporation, commitment to...

Connecting Canadians to Nature

On February 27 and 28, Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers responsible for Parks met in Toronto to discuss ways to better "...

CPRA applauds Ministerial endorsement of Framework for Recreation in Canada: Press Release

On February 13, 2015, Provincial and Territorial Ministers endorsed and the Government of Canada supported the Framework for Recreation in...

Directions for Research in Physical Activity To inform the Integrated Pan-Canadian Healthy Living Strategy 160

This document reports on the roundtable mandated to develop a prioritized agenda of what research knowledge is needed to shape, advance and...

Federal Commitment to Cooperation with Provinces in Sport and Fitness: Federal, Provincial/Territorial Conference 1984. Communiqué

Notes commitment to cooperation and adoption of the joint federal-provincial report which delineates responsibilities of the federal,...

Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Advance Actions to Support Sport, Physical Activity and Healthy Weights: Press Release

Press release following the August 1-2, 2013, annual meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for sport,...

Federal-Provincial Conference 1980: Communiqué and Press Release

This document sums up discussions following the Interprovincial Conference, including need for delineation of responsibilities, move toward...

Federal-Provincial Conference 1981: Communiqué

Communiqué summing up discussions following the Interprovincial Conference, including agreement to establish a comprehensive and...

Federal-Provincial Conference 1982: Communiqué

Communiqué summing up discussions following the Interprovincial Conference, including need for government levels to work together, request...

Federal-Provincial Conference of Ministers Responsible for Sport, Fitness and Recreation - 1978: Agenda, Communiqué, Opening Statement

Opening statement by the Honourable Iona Campagnola for the first Federal-Provincial conference of Ministers Responsible for Sport, Fitness...

Federal-Provincial/Territorial Conference 1988: Communiqué

Communiqué summing up discussions following the Interprovincial Conference, noting that 1989 is declared the "Year of the Coach," support...

Federal-Provincial/Territorial Conference 1989: Communiqué

Communiqué summing up discussions following the Interprovincial conference, including doping control, dealing with violence, fair play and...

Federal-Provincial/Territorial Conference 2002: News Releases and Media Backgrounder on Sport Policy and F-P/T Priorities 2002-05

The first news release sums up topics discussed at the F-P/T conference, most notably endorsement of the Canadian Sport Policy and the F-...

FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL/TERRITORIAL PRIORITIES FOR COLLABORATIVE ACTION 2012

Outlines the joint action plan of federal, provincial and territorial governments to implement the Canadian Sport Policy 2012. 

Press Release & Communique Sept 11, 1985

The press release from the Federal - Provincial conference of ministers responsible for sport and recreation in Calgary, announces the...

Press Release - Festival Canada Program Funding - 1974

Motion by the delegates to the Second National Conference of Provincial Recreation Ministers requesting clarification of federal funding...

Press Release April 2001: News Release re development of a proposed Canadian Sport Policy and mechanisms for closer collaboration

At this meeting, Ministers strongly reinforced the important role of sport in all parts of the country and affirmed a commitment by...

Press Release April 2002: Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Fitness and Recreation stress to Romanow Commission the Importance of Physical Activity for the Health of Canadians

The Ministers called on the Romanov Commission to recognize the essential contribution of physical activity, sport and recreation to the...

Press Release April 2002: The Secretary of State (Amateur Sport) and Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Fitness and Recreation Agree on Common Approach to Strengthening Sport in Canada

The Ministers endorsed the Canadian Sport Policy, the first-ever Canadian sport policy to involve the collaboration of all fourteen...

Press Release April 30, 2004: Ministers Adopt New Canadian Policy on Doping in Sport

This press release from the annual conference of Ministers refers to a new Canadian Policy Against Doping in Sport, sport participation,...

Press Release April January 2000: Meeting of Federal Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport

The Ministers met to discuss the long term future of the Canada Games. They confirmed their commitment to the Games and to the continued...

Press Release August 1997: Conference of Ministers Responsible for Fitness, Recreation and Sport

Topics discussed at this conference included: The future directions of the Canada Games; the elimination of harassment in sport and...

Press Release August 2001: Meeting of Federal Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Fitness and Recreation

Ministers discussed the elements in a proposed Canadian Sport Policy, the future of the Canada Games, ethics in sport, the progress made...

Press Release August 2005: Ministers Identify Sport and Recreation Infrastructure as their Top Priority

At their annual conference, Ministers recognized the need for sport and recreation infrastructure, endorsed the Canadian Coach and Sport...

Press Release August 2009: Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers Take Action to Increase Physical Activity for Children and Youth

Ministers affirmed their commitment to work together to meet the pan-Canadian physical activity targets that they established in 2008....

Press Release February 1999: Conference of Federal and Provincial-Territorial Ministers Responsible for Fitness, Recreation and Sport

Issues discussed include the future of the Canada Games; initiatives underway to reach the goal of reducing physical inactivity by 10% by...

Press Release February 2003: Advancing the Canadian Sport Policy and Hosting Future Canada Games.

This press release from their annual meeting discusses increasing levels of physical activity among Canadians, advancing the Canadian Sport...

Press Release February 2007: Federal-Provincial-Territorial Conference of Ministers Responsible for Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation

A draft framework for developing bilateral agreements on physical activity and healthy eating was tabled for discussion, to address the...

Press Release February 2011: Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Take Action to Support Sport, Physical Activity and Healthy Weight

Ministers agreed to explore opportunities to work with their colleagues in other departments, as well as with stakeholders, to identify...

Press Release June 27, 2012: Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Endorse Canadian Sport Policy and Renew Commitment to Sport, Physical Activity and Healthy Weights in Canada

This press release from the annual conference of Ministers refers to the Canadian Sport Policy renewal, the Multi-Sectoral Framework for...

Press Release May 2008: Federal-Provincial-Territorial Governments to Boost Aboriginal Participation in Sport, Set Physical Activity Targets for Children and Youth, and Encourage Action to Reduce Violence in Sport

Ministers received an update on current levels of physical activity among children, youth and adults in Canada and set Canada's first-ever...

Press Release on Interprovincial Task Force - 1974

Delegates to the Second National Conference of Provincial Recreation Ministers voted to establish an interprovincial task force on...

Press Release Regarding Legislation to Protect Amateur Athletes - 1974

Describes a resolution of delegates to the Second National Conference of Provincial Recreation Ministers regarding proposed legislation to...

Press Release: Federal Funding of Recreation - 1977

This press release from the Third National Conference of Provincial Recreation Ministers, in 1977, urges the establishment of a new...

Press Release: National Recreation Lottery - 1974

Delegates from the Second National Conference of Provincial Recreation Ministers recommended the establishment of a national recreation...

Press Release: New Cultural Development Mechanism Needed - 1974

Outlines a motion at the Second National Conference of Provincial Recreation Ministers to establish a new mechanism for cultural...

Press Release: Presentation of Council of Provincial Directors of Sport and Recreation - 1974

Outlines the presentation to the Second National Conference of Provincial Ministers of Recreation, which included calls for more frequent...

Press Release: Research in Recreation - 1974

A proposal by the delegates to the Second National Conference of Ministers Responsible for Recreation to the inter-provincial committee on...

Press Release: The New Leisure Age - 1974

Press release from the Second National Conference of Provincial Recreation Ministers, in which the conference chair, A Garnet Brown speaks...

Press Releases Regarding the Physical Fitness of Canadians - 1974

Concern for the physical fitness of Canadians was expressed by delegates to the Second National Conference of provincial Recreation...

Press Releases: Action Plan for Recreation - 1974

A resolution by delegates to the Second National Conference of Ministers Responsible for Recreation, calling for a Canadian action plan on...

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