In recent years Canada has become more litigious, and the world of amateur sports is not immune to this phenomenon. We have all seen stories about litigation involving the conduct of amateur sports organizations in the media. Recent headlines have focused on bullying in locker rooms, sexual assaults by coaches, and gender discrimination, to name a few. However, rightly or wrongly, much more routine operational activities can also give rise to legal action, which can target both the sports organization itself and its directors and officers personally.
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Directors and Officers of Amateur Sports and Recreation Organizations Face Increased Personal Risk and Need the Protection of D&O Insurance May 26, 2020