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Aug 25, 2015
CBC Sports, Apr. 30, 2019
Canadian athletes want the lip service around safe sport to stop
50 Olympians, Paralympians and other athletes gather to make recommendations on improving system

The voices of some of Canada's top athletes are growing louder when it comes to the issue of safe sport in the country: They're tired of the talk and want action.

For the past two days at a building in downtown Toronto, Canadian Olympians, Paralympians and high-performance athletes from a number of sports have been speaking out, some for the first time, sharing their personal stories of abuse in sport.

But as much as the two-day safe sport summit has been about making a safe space for athletes to share their truth, there's also a commitment to changing how safe sport policy is being created in Canada right now.

"There is a lot of hurt in this room," bobsledder Kaillie Humphries said. "Coming together with other athletes to create change is so huge — because things need to change. As athletes, we need to feel safe."

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