To promote a level international playing field, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) initiated a World Anti-Doping Program in 2000. The program is structured in three levels:
Acceptance and implementation of the World Anti-Doping Program is a requirement for sports and countries to participate in the Olympic and Paralympic Games, world championships and other major games.
The Canadian Anti-Doping Program is Code-compliant. In light of Canadians’ long-standing interest in harmonized and effective anti-doping programs worldwide, the CCES believes that compliance with the World Code is not only an obligation, but a privilege.