Sport organizations in British Columbia are committed to creating a sport environment that is accessible, inclusive, respects their participants personal goals and is free from all forms of Maltreatment.
As an accredited Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) by viaSport, Cycling BC acknowledges and adheres to the British Columbia Universal Code of Conduct (BC UCC).
To help ensure that participants in our sport are free of harassment, abuse, and discrimination. Cycling BC has committed to the Coaching Association of Canada’s Responsible Coaching Movement and has taken a pledge to implement policies and processes that adhere to three key areas of focus,
In addition, as part of Cycling BC’s commitment to Safe Sport, our staff and board have completed or have committed to completing Commit to Kids training.
Do you ever wonder if a behaviour is okay or not? Try the Flag Tool for Sport—this anonymous tool can help you figure it out and give you ideas about what to do.
If you are aware of a suspected incident of abuse, harassment or discrimination in sport and have questions/concerns about the incident, please contact the following third-party resources for help.
Government of B.C. resources:
The Child, Family and Community Services Act requires that if you have reason to believe that a child or youth under 19 years of age is being abused or neglected, and that the parent is unwilling or unable to protect the child or youth, you have the legal duty to report your concern to a child welfare worker. Phone 1-800-663-9122 at any time of the day or night. The person who answers will make sure your concerns are directed to the right place.
Reporting to Cycling BC:
Any Cycling BC Member may report to the Cycling BC Head Office any complaint of an infraction by a Member. Such a complaint must be signed and in writing and must be filed within fourteen (14) days of the alleged incident. You can report any complaints to Cycling BC at email@example.com
Cycling BC has adopted several policies aimed at addressing the maltreatment of individuals in sport. These policies align with national and provincial policies including the BC Universal Code of Conduct.
Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders – https://www.respectgroupinc.com/respect-in-sport/
CAC Safe Sport Training – https://safesport.coach.ca/
The Rule of Two – https://coach.ca/three-steps-responsible-coaching
viaSport PlaySafeBC – https://www.playsafebc.ca/