SPC Ontario Events and Happenings:

Annual General Meetings

SPC (Ontario division) AGM

A last minute reminder that the 2017 SPC Ontario AGM will be held after the national meeting during the CASEM Annual Symposium in Mont-Tremblant, QC.

Our AGM will start with a talk by our special guest speaker Dr. Margot Mountjoy presenting “RED-S: What is it and what to look out for?”. Click here for her biography.

When: Friday June 9th, 2017, speaker starts at 6:30pm EDT
Where: Fairmont Mont-Tremblant in the Joseph Room (Mont-Tremblant, QC)

***Please RSVP via email at ontario@sportphysio.ca with the subject line “SPC Ontario AGM RSVP”.

SPC will be hosting a social after the AGM. If you would like to join us, please let us know in your RSVP email!

Sport Physiotherapy Canada AGM

When: Friday June 9th, 2017 at 5pm EDT
Where: Fairmont Mont-Tremblant in the Joseph Room (Mont-Tremblant, QC)

Still have not registered for the CASEM Annual Symposium? Registration are open online.

Student Merit Award


We have been hard at work to develop a Student Merit Award to encourage and reward our student members for their participation in sport!

The award is $200 with a FREE 1-year SPC membership upon graduation!


  1. Must be enrolled in an Ontario based Master of Science in Physical Therapy Program (MScPT), namely University of Ottawa, Queen’s University, University of Toronto, McMaster University or Western University
  2. Must be in the second year of the MScPT program & eligible for graduation
  3. Must accumulate a minimum of 20 hours of athletic event coverage endorsed by a supervisor or mentor
  4. Must hold at minimum, a valid First Aid and CPR certification (First Responder for Sport & Health Care Professionals will be given preference)
  5. Must be a member of Sport Physiotherapy Canada
  6. Must complete the attached application form, the verification of coverage hours and complete a 250 word written essay (please refer to application for further details) for successful application

Click here to download the application package: Student-Merit-Award-SPC-ON-2017

June 30th, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EST

Questions?  Email us at: ontario@sportphysio.ca


Sport Physio Opportunities

Summer Locum in Ottawa and Toronto


Job posting: Summer locum from late June/early July to August 31st at Amped Sports Lab in Ottawa, the one-stop facility for physiotherapy, athletic skill development and hockey skills training. We are looking for a dynamic physiotherapist who shares our interest in manual therapy, strength and movement-based therapy, IMS and collaborative teamwork to help cover hours while some of our therapists travel to Games this summer. Click here for more details or contact jordan@ampedsportslab.com.

Job Posting: Summer locum needed at busy downtown Toronto sports medicine clinic from end of June to September 2017. Multidisciplinary clinic with primarily sports injuries; no WSIB and few to no MVAs! Great working environment and team, attached to downtown Toronto’s underground PATH network and steps to the subway and Union Station. WOrk hours would be 720am to 1pm, Monday to Friday. Training in manual therapy and acupuncture an asset but not mandatory! We’d love to introduce a new member to our team for the summer so please email h_clegg83@yahoo.ca if interested!


Sport Physio Coverage


Softball Canada

Softball Canada is currently looking for a therapist to work with the Canadian Men’s and Women’s Slopitch teams attending the Border Battle Championship.

Where: Oklahoma City
When: June 28 to July 2nd, 2017

All costs (including meals and per diem per day) are covered.

All interested should contact Mike Branchaud at pudge49er@sympatico.ca


Junior Pan Am Badminton Championships

Be part of the largest, international badminton event in Canada! The Junior Pan Am Badminton Championships will be held at the Markham Pan Am Centre from July 21-28, 2017. The week will have both Team and Individual Competition.

Medical Volunteers are required to support the athletes for any acute or preventative treatments, to provide a minimum commitment of two 8 hour shifts, to be a member of their professional association, to complete a Medical Volunteer Application form
For more information and to apply as a volunteer, visit www.jrpanamchampionships2017.ca.

Odds & Ends

Call for clinic space

Your SPC-ON Executive is hard at work planning for courses and the Speaker Series for 2016-2017. We are currently looking for clinics willing to lend their space. Perks include free clinic marketing and 1 free registrant (for courses only)! Must be able to hold 10-15 participants.


SPC Membership Perks

Your SPC membership comes with a ton of perks! Click here to see all of them.
**New this month: BJSM partnership
SPC Ontario is proud to announce that our partnership with Kinemedics has expanded! Kinemedics is now offering the following benefits to all SPC members:
  • Order a fully stocked sling bag for only $149.99 (perfect for new grads!)
  • Receive a free SPC Member t-shirt when you order your fully stocked sling bag
  • 25% off Initial Order (including sling bag)
  • 15% discount on all subsequent orders
  • Free shipping on all orders over $200
You can order your SPC side line sling bag directly from there website. CLICK HERE!



Upcoming Courses


Further information regarding SPC courses, please visit our website

New Trends in the Prevention of Running Injuries
What: A complete guide to treating runners from diagnostic to treatment, in addition to training planning, biomechanical analyses and shoe analyses.
Presented by: Remi Bergeron
When: June 3-4, 2017
Where: Momentum Physiotherapy, 2600 Leitrim Rd, Ottawa, ON
Click here for the link to register

Acupuncture and the MSK Client
What: An introduction to the benefits and strengths of Anatomical Acupuncture, TCM Acupuncture and IMS Acupuncture.
Presented by: Douglas Freer
When: June 23-24, 2017
Where: ProActive Education, 323 Kerr St #209, Oakville, ON
Click here for the registration form

Sport Physiotherapy Canada’s 2nd annual Concussion Symposium
When: November 2017
Where: Ottawa, ON
More details to come!



Meet Your Executive Committee



Heather Clegg

Vice Co-chairs

Kylie Gibson


Mark Packwood


Heather Dart

Education Coordinator

Standardized & Selective Courses: Kylie Gibson & Glenn Wark

Speaker Series: Corey Persic

Marketing and Communication Co-Coordinators

Geneviève Renaud & Kayla NG

Membership Development Coordinator

Siobhan Karam

Special Projects and Events Coordinators

Courtney Lacey & Craig Dixon

Student Liaison

Anik Sarkar

Student Reps

    University of Ottawa: Alison Reid (Year 2), Lynn Leger (Year 1)

    Queen’s University: Rebecca van Staalduinen (Year 2), Kendyl Wilson (Year 1)

    University of Toronto:  Julia Hochstein (Year 2), Laura Snoek (Year 1)

    McMaster University:  Aaron Kipp (Year 2), Emma Lis (Year 1)

    Western University: Kaitlin Phillips & Deidra McDermid (Year 2), Aleksandar Kravic & Nikki Garcia (Year 1)


Contact Us:

Have a question or a great idea for your executive? Would you like to be more involved in SPC but are not sure where to start?

Send us an email at ontario@sportphysio.ca


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