Canada Basketball – Letter to Canadian Basketball Community

“Dear Canadian basketball community,

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges to not only our sport, but society as a whole.
Canada Basketball and Wheelchair Basketball Canada, in consultation with medical and scientific experts, as well as local, provincial/territorial and federal health authorities, are in the process of developing “Back To Basketball”, a multi-phased guide to the safe resumption of basketball in Canada.”

To read the full letter – click here!


The Canadian Association of Basketball Officials (CABO) has Successfully Merged into the Canadian Basketball Officials Commission (CBOC).

This merger will allow for great leadership and empowerment for officials!

To read the press release:


FREE SAFE SPORT TRAINING – Keeping athletes safe from maltreatment

The Coaching Association of Canada is excited to announce the availability of its new Safe Sport Training module!

Creating safe sport environments is everyone’s responsibility. This free, 90-minute e-Learning module gives coaches the tools to recognize, address, and prevent maltreatment in sport. The module aligns with the principles of the Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sport and meets Sport Canada requirements for Safe Sport education.

To take the course click on the following link: https://safesport.coach.ca/participants-training
You will need a Locker account and NCCP number to access these modules. If you have never taken an NCCP course and need a NCCP number, you can create a free account in the Locker.
For any questions please contact us at info@bnwt.ca.

MAKING HEADWAY – FREE Concussion E-learning
This module can be taken by players, coaches, parents and volunteers.
The e-learning module will help you gain awareness for concussion protocols and give you the skills to ensure the safety of the players.
You will need a Locker account and NCCP number to access these modules. If you have never taken an NCCP course and need a NCCP number, you can create a free account in the Locker.
For any questions please contact us at info@bnwt.ca.

 


COVID-19 Update


Official Arctic Winter Games Rosters Announced



NAIG 2020 Northwest Territories Athlete Registration Form

Anyone looking to register for the 2020 NAIG tryouts, please register with the link above. Must be born 2004 or later.


NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NOTICE OF BYLAW CHANGES

Basketball NWT will be holding its Annual General Meeting on November 1, 2019, commencing at 7:00pm.  The meeting will be held in the SportNorth first floor boardroom.

At this meeting, Basketball NWT will be proposing that a motion be made to make the following changes to Basketball NWT Bylaws:

Amending and renumbering clause 7 of the Bylaws so that it reads:

Notice of any general meeting shall

  • set out the time and place of the meeting and indicate the business to be transacted;
  • be given at least fourteen days prior to the date set for the meeting. Notice shall be given by posting the Notice on the Basketball NWT website, and also by giving public notice.

Amending Clauses 19(1) and 19(2) of the Bylaws to replace “Director of Finance” with “Treasurer”

Amending Clause 21 of the Bylaws to read:

The fiscal year of Basketball NWT commences April 1 in one year and ends on March 31 in the following year.

(Note.  The next fiscal year for Basketball NWT will be from September 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020, to accommodate the change in fiscal year.)

Renumbering Clause 26 of the Bylaws to read:

These Bylaws may be amended or replaced by

  • a resolution of a majority of voting members present and voting at an annual general meeting; or
  • an extraordinary resolution made at a special general meeting

Provided that a notice of the proposed amendment or replacement has been included in the notice of the general meeting 14 days in advance of the meeting.

Dated in Yellowknife this 3rd day of October, 2019

Damien Healy – President


North American Indigenous Games 2020 Coaches Named


Empower Camp

Thank you to everyone that made the Empower Camp possible. The success of a camp that impacts 0ver 75 young athletes from 13 different communities cannot be done without support. BNWT also wishes to say thanks to the athletes involved.