The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport welcomes Julie Bristow and Carla Qualtrough as new board members

July 30, 2014 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) welcomes two new members to its Board of Directors. Together, Julie Bristow and Carla Qualtrough bring a strong background in sport, law, leadership and partnership development to the CCES.
The CCES is very fortunate to attract board members of such a consistently high caliber,” said Dr. David Zussman, Chair of the CCES Board of Directors. “Our two newest board members’ influence and support for clean sport will help strengthen our anti-doping initiatives, advance our other ethical priorities and strengthen our partnerships with the sport community.

Julile Bristow has spent more than 20 years in the television business creating content, reaching audiences through innovative strategies and creating dynamic partnerships. She is the former Executive Director of Studio and Unscripted Content for CBC, responsible for the production of Factual Entertainment, and Sports (including Hockey Night In Canada and The 2014 Sochi Olympics). In 2013, she launched Bristow Global Media – a global content production company developing several critically acclaimed series, including NHL Revealed – A Season Like No Other. In 2013, she was named one of Toronto Life's 50 Most Influential People, received the Crystal Award for Creative Excellence from Women in Film and Television, and was awarded the CBC President’s Award for Leadership.

Carla Qualtrough is the past-President of the Canadian Paralympic Committee and past Chair of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada. She has acted as Senior Advisor to the Parliamentary Secretary (Sport) to the Prime Minister, Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State (Physical Activity and Sport), Special Advisor to the Director General of Sport Canada, and has worked as Director of Sport and Inclusion at 2010 Legacies Now. She is the Chair of the Minister’s Council on Employment and Accessibility for the Province of British Columbia and Vice-President of the Americas Paralympic Committee. She also volunteers with the Canadian Paralympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, and the Toronto 2015 Parapan/Pan American Games. A Paralympian herself, she competed in the Paralympics in Seoul 1988 (bronze), the World Championships in Holland in 1990 (two silver, two bronze), and the Paralympics in Barcelona 1992 (two bronze).

For a complete list of the members of the CCES’ board of directors, visit

The CCES is an independent, national, not-for profit organization with a responsibility to administer the Canadian Anti-Doping Program. We recognize that true sport can make a great difference for individuals, communities and our country. We are committed to working collaboratively to activate a values-based and principle-driven sport system; protecting the integrity of sport from the negative forces of doping and other unethical threats; and advocating for sport that is fair, safe and open to everyone.

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Associate Director, External Relations and Communications
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