WATERLOO, Ont. (October 1, 2012) - Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Waterloo and the Waterloo Regional Police Service are partnering with the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) to introduce a school-based appearance- and performance-enhancing drug prevention pilot program.
Student-athletes from Laurier and the University of Waterloo will be trained to deliver the prevention program in schools for students from Grade 7 to 12.
"This partnership with the University of Waterloo, the CCES and Waterloo Regional Police will have an impact on young people in the community,"stated PETER BAXTER
, Wilfrid Laurier's Director of Athletics and Recreation. "Our student-athletes are honoured and excited to be participating in this pilot project."
The program is made possible by a $150,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.