University of Toronto scholars ask sport minister for a review of Own The Podium
Dr. Gretchen Kerr, E-Alliance Co-Director, The Globe and Mail (April 8, 2022)

There is a better, safer way for Canadian amateur sports. It starts with smarter funding
Dr. Gretchen Kerr, E-Alliance Co-Director, Toronto Star (April 5, 2022)

This competitive skier survived an eating disorder. Now the Ontario teen is sharing her story to help others
Dr. Gretchen Kerr, E-Alliance Co-Director, CBC (March 14, 2022)

Athletes are having their say about the Russia-Ukraine war. Experts say this may become the norm
Dr. Ann Pegoraro, E-Alliance Co-Director, CBC (March 14, 2022)

Making parasport more accessible at all levels is essential to equity in sport and society, says former Paralympian
Dr. Danielle Peers, E-Alliance Scientific Committee Member/Emerging Scholar, Mirage (March 4, 2022)

Russia can’t pretend to right its wrongs with sport any longer.
Dr. Ann Pegoraro, E-Alliance Co-Director, Yahoo Sports (March 3, 2022)

Winter Olympics in Beijing raise many questions – Brock University
Dr. Dawn Trussell, E-Alliance Scientific Committee Member, The Canadian Press (January 28, 2022)

Researchers outline path to fix flaws in Ottawa’s plan to address abuse in sport – The Globe and Mail
Dr. Gretchen Kerr, E-Alliance Co-Director, The Globe and Mail (January 17, 2022)

Zelinka, Pendrel bring wealth of experience as top athletes to coaching careers
Dr. Penny Werthner, E-Alliance Scientific Committee Member, The Canadian Press (January 4, 2022)

Researchers outline path to fix flaws in Ottawa’s plan to address abuse in sport – The Globe and Mail
Dr. Gretchen Kerr, E-Alliance Co-Director, The Globe and Mail (January 17, 2022)

Zelinka, Pendrel bring wealth of experience as top athletes to coaching careers
Dr. Penny Werthner, E-Alliance Scientific Committee Member, The Canadian Press (January 4, 2022)

Sports in 2021 will partly be remembered for its coaching scandals
Dr. Gretchen Kerr, E-Alliance Co-Director, E-Alliance Co-Director, The Canadian Press (December 16, 2021)

NWSL’s abuse scandal reveals toxic culture normalized throughout sports – CBC.ca
Dr. Gretchen Kerr, E-Alliance Co-Director, CBC News (October 8, 2021)

Elite female athletes subjected to degrading comments, body shaming: U of T study
Dr. Gretchen Kerr, E-Alliance Co-Director, UofTNews (October 7, 2021)

Getting kids active after COVID-19 will be a ‘substantial challenge,’ says public health researcher
Dr. Ann Pegoraro, E-Alliance Co-Director, CBC News (September 17, 2021)

Les médailles du Canada à Tokyo au rythme des femmes
Dr. Guylaine Demers, E-Alliance Co-Director, Le Soliel (August 12, 2021)

Elaine Thompson-Herah’s temporary Instagram suspension could cost her followers
Dr. Ann Pegoraro, E-Alliance Co-Director, CBC Market Place (August 5, 2021)

Les Jeux olympiques au féminin
Dr. Guylaine Demers, E-Alliance Co-Director, Estrie Plus (August 4, 2021)

The Tokyo Olympics are billed as the first gender equal Games, but women still lack opportunities in sport
Dr. Ann Pegoraro, E-Alliance Co-Director, National Post (August 4, 2021)

Canada’s medals in Tokyo at a feminist pace
Dr. Guylaine Demers, E-Alliance Co-Director, Vaughan Today (August 1, 2021)

À bas les diktats!
Dr. Guylaine Demers, E-Alliance Co-Director, La Presse (August 1, 2021)

Quelle est la recette du succès olympique des Canadiennes?
Dr. Guylaine Demers, E-Alliance Co-Director, Le Devoir (July 31, 2021)

Après le creux de la pandémie, regain d’intérêt en vue pour le sport féminin
Dr. Guylaine Demers, E-Alliance Co-Director, Radio-Canada (July 30, 2021)

Elite athletes more likely to experience mental health disorders: U of T study
Dr. Gretchen Kerr, E-Alliance Co-Director, U o f T News (July 30, 2021)

Feds pitch in $196,000 to help Guelph Soccer achieve gender equality
Dr. Ann Pegoraro, E-Alliance Co-Director, Guelph Today/Guelph Mercury (July 29, 2021)

Une uniformité de façade qui nuit à la diversité sexuelle
Dr. Guylaine Demers, E-Alliance Co-Director, Le Devoir (July 24, 2021)

Aux Jeux olympiques, les femmes sont encore loin d’être égales aux hommes
Dr. Guylaine Demers, E-Alliance Co-Director, Le Devoir (July 20, 2021)

One in 4 Canadian Girls Are Not Committed to Return to Sport after COVID-19 According to New Study
Dr. Ann Pegoraro, E-Alliance Co-Director, Business wire (July 14, 2021)

One in four Canadian girls not committed to a return to sport after pandemic
Dr. Ann Pegoraro, E-Alliance Co-Director, Inside the Games (July 14, 2021)

DAZN’s latest move may be ‘game changer’ for women’s sports
Dr. Ann Pegoraro, E-Alliance Co-Director, Globe and Mail (June 30, 2021)

Calls for more oversight to protect children in sport
Dr. Gretchen Kerr, E-Alliance Co-Director, CBC News (June 30, 2021)

For Media

E-Alliance researchers are able to contribute valuable insights about gender+ equity in sport to support stories on a breadth of topics.

We encourage members of the media to reach out directly via the contact information below. If you require insight on who might be best suited to your story, please contact us through our general email, info@ealliance.ca.

  • Dr. Dawn Trussell (Brock University)
    Gender and sport participation, community youth sport, diverse families, motherhood and sport.
    dtrussell@brocku.ca

  • Dr. Shannon Kerwin (Brock University)
    Participation by girls and women, and/or human resource management related to equity in sport.
    skerwin@brocku.ca

  • Dr. Gretchen Kerr (University of Toronto)
    Gender-Based Violence in Sport
    gretchen.kerr@utoronto.ca

  • Dr. Guylaine Demers, Bilingual, French Preferred (Université Laval)
    LGBTQ2S+ and Sport
    guylaine.demers@fse.ulaval.ca

  • Dr. Ann Pegoraro (University of Guelph)
    Gender+ Representation in Sports Media
    pegoraro@uoguelph.ca