Canada Basketball is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and firmly stands against any form of racism, discrimination, or harassment, as well as violence and terrorism. As an organization, we commit to ensuring that basketball unifies people and our communities from coast-to-coast-to-coast.
We will demonstrate this commitment by maximizing education and awareness opportunities, ensuring balanced representation, developing equitable policies and procedures, and diversifying our suppliers and strategic partnerships.
As we continue to examine our corporate culture and reflect on the history of our organization, we recognize our room for growth and pledge to ensure that, moving forward, Canada Basketball fosters accessible, fair, inclusive, and equitable environments, both on and off the court.
We want our athletes, coaches, officials, staff, volunteers, fans, and supporters across the country, on every basketball court in Canada, to feel accepted and valued.
Canada Basketball is being guided by its Unified 2024 Advisory Council. The council’s mandate is to advise and hold Canada Basketball and its stakeholders accountable to their inclusion, equity and diversity goals and objectives, while ensuring the organization continues to develop a cohesive and equitable culture.
From players and coaches, to officials and Provincial/Territorial Sport Organization (PT/SO) representatives, the Unified 2024 Advisory Council is comprised of the following leaders from within the Canadian basketball community from across the country: