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Creating a Safe and Healthy Environment For All.


Ringette Alberta, in alignment with Ringette Canada, is fully committed to fostering a Safe Sport environment.  Practicing Safe Sport ensures all participants are provided with safe, welcoming, and accessible sport environments, free from all forms of maltreatment.

The first step in creating a safe and healthy environment for all is following the True Sport Principles.


Ringette Canada, is one of many national sport organizations that has implemented the Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sports.

 Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sport (UCCMS).

“The UCCMS is the core document that sets harmonized rules to be adopted by sport organizations that receive funding from the Government of Canada to advance a respectful sport culture that delivers quality, inclusive, accessible, welcoming and safe sport experiences.” (

Ringette Alberta, in alignment with Ringette Canada, has identified 3 pillars of Safe Sport, click on each of the pillars below to access additional resources and information.


We believe in promoting a safe, empowering and inclusive environment for all participants.

Code of Conduct

Concussion Information

Statement on Safe Sport from Ringette Canada

Ringette Alberta Safe Sport Information



We provide a national Safe Sport reporting and resolution framework that is compassionate, fair, transparent and timely.

Investigations Policy from Ringette Canada

Discipline and Complaints Policy

Canadian Centre for Mental Health & Sport

Victim Services Government of Canada

The Canadian Sport Helpline


Discipline and Suspension Information

Decisions and Suspensions

Ringette Alberta believes that everyone participating in athletics is entitled to participate in an environment that is free of maltreatment. In accordance with Ringette Canada’s Code of Conduct and ethics and Athletics Canada’s Code of Conduct (AC Code) to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sport, everyone has an obligation to report actual or suspected behaviours or actions of misconduct.

Beginning January 1, 2023, all RAB disciplinary decisions of public record will be listed below. We are committed to operating within the National Safe Sport reporting and resolution framework in a timely manner that is compassionate, fair and transparent.


File Name Decision date Decision Summary/Sanctions Document links
RAB v. Niro Feb. 16, 2023
  • Vince Niro’s suspension will continue until May, 17, 2023.
  • He is explicitly prohibited from entering any venue where ringette activities are taking place.
  • There shall be no family exclusion from this suspension, except specifically with regard to any of his daughter registered to play ringette whom he may drive to but not accompany at, any ringette activities.
  • He may not participate in any team White communications including team chat channels.




Whitely v. Myers   N/A


public statement on suspensions