Coaching Association of Canada

Ottawa Selected as Host City for the 2021 Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif Conference

January 7, 2020

Ottawa (January 7, 2020) – The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) is pleased to announce that the city of Ottawa has been selected to host the 2021 Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference, which will take place from November 4-6 at the Westin Ottawa. The event was last held in Ottawa in 2018.

“We are thrilled to return to Ottawa in 2021,” said Lorraine Lafrenière, Chief Executive Officer of the CAC. “Ottawa is home to many of our partners in Canada’s sport system and we are delighted to invite the rest of our community to enjoy our city’s vibrant sport culture.”

Ottawa Tourism looks forward to hosting Canada’s premier sport leaders in their capital city at the Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif in November of 2021, said Michael Crockatt, President and CEO of Ottawa Tourism. “We are thankful for the chance to showcase our destination and hosting ability to these influential members of the sporting community in Canada, whom we hope to convince to keep Ottawa top-of-mind as a place to meet and compete for their respective sports organizations.”

Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif is Canada’s largest conference for coaches, researchers, sport executives, and administrators. The event gathers more than 500 delegates each year for three days of learning, professional development, and networking with innovators and leaders from within the sport, business, and education communities in Canada. 

About the Coaching Association of Canada

The Coaching Association of Canada unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence. Through its programs, the CAC empowers coaches with knowledge and skills, promotes ethics, fosters positive attitudes, builds competence, and increases the credibility and recognition of coaches. 

About Suncor

Suncor Energy is Canada’s leading integrated energy company. Suncor’s operations include oil sands development and upgrading, conventional and offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. A member of Dow Jones Sustainability indexes, FTSE4Good and CDP, Suncor is working to responsibly develop petroleum resources while also growing a renewable energy portfolio. Suncor is listed on the UN Global Compact 100 stock index and the Corporate Knights’ Global 100. Suncor’s common shares (symbol: SU) are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.

Petro-Canada™, a Suncor business, operates more than 1,500 retail stations and 300 Petro-Pass™ wholesale locations nationwide. Petro-Canada’s retail loyalty program, Petro-Points™, provides Canadians with the opportunity to earn and redeem rewards. Petro-Canada is proud to be a National Partner of the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic committees, supporting Canadian athletes, coaches and their families for more than 30 years. 


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