The COC stands behind its commitment of inclusion and diversity in the global sport landscape. We recognize that diversity is our greatest strength. Inclusion is the very foundation of what makes the heart of Team Canada.
Egale Canada ( is a national organization that advances equality and justice for 2SLGBTQI+ (two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex) people and their families across Canada. This website has helpful resources including French Style guide for inclusive writing in French, research projects, training and workshops, and free webinars for educators.

You Can Play ( works to ensure the safety and inclusion for all who participate in sports, including 2SLGBTQI+ athletes, coaches and fans. They achieve this by creating a community of allies that is able to foster a true sense of belonging. This website has a variety of resources including terminology, tips to creating an inclusive locker room, and offers in-person or virtual presentation and training sessions.

One Team (French & English) The One Team program aims at developing resources to promote LGBTQ+ inclusion and respect in schools and sport throughout the country. This introductory guide introduces the research and current challenges for LGBTQ+ children and youth in the education and sport landscape. Created by the COC in conjunction with You Can Play and Egale Canada.

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