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June 2000

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION
2. METHODOLOGY
3. BACKGROUND

3.1 Evolution of the Sport System
3.2 Official Languages in the Sport System

4. OBSERVATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

4.1 Anglophone and Francophone Participation in High Performance Sport

4.1.1 CARDED ATHLETES
4.1.2 INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

4.2 Factors Influencing Sport Participation

4.2.1 GENERAL FACTORS
4.2.2 LINGUISTIC FACTORS

4.3 The Athlete’s View of the Sport System

4.3.1 SPORT MOTIVATION AND VALUES
4.3.2 LANGUAGE EXPERIENCE AND EXPECTATIONS
4.3.3 SUMMARY

4.4 The Institutional Infrastructure

4.4.1 SPORT CANADA

4.4.1.1 Funding to Sport Organizations 
4.4.1.2 Athlete Assistance Program
4.4.1.3 Major Games
4.4.1.4 Linguistic Capability of Sport Canada

4.4.2 NATIONAL SPORT ORGANIZATIONS

4.4.2.1 Official Languages Policies 
4.4.2.2 Official Languages Programs
4.4.2.3 Relationships between NSOs and Provincial Sport Organizations

4.4.3 MULTI-SPORT / MULTI-SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

4.4.3.1 Coaching

4.4.3.1 a) Coach Education 
4.4.3.1 b) Intercultural Education

4.4.3.2 National Sport Centres
4.4.3.3 The Canadian Olympic Association
4.4.3.4 The Pan-American Games

5. CONCLUSION

6. APPENDIXES

6.1 Population of Carded Athletes, by First Official Language
6.2 Organization of Sport in Canada
6.3 Acronyms

7. BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCES
8. LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS

NOTES