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One of Canadas foremost experts on doping in sports has a solution for a cash crunch thats leaving university football and hockey players rarely tested for banned substances: have an entire team pee into one bucket and then test the collective result. As TSN reported Thursday, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport is under intense pressure from the federal government to focus drug testing on athletes who compete in international events representing Canada. Since funding for the tests has been frozen and the cost of testing can eclipse $1,000 per test, university athletes in a number of sports are being tested less often. This coming school year, the CCES expects to conduct about 200 tests of athletes who compete in Canadian university athletics. The number of tests has plunged from 455 during 2011-12. And as testing has slipped, positive drug tests have climbed. Since a scandal at the University of Waterloo in 2010, 14 CIS football players have tested positive for banned substances (taken from 1,399 urine tests and 142 blood tests over that period). The Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) has had four violations recorded - three of them in football and one in soccer (taken from 18 urine tests over that period). Three more of the top CIS players tested positive at a CFL-financed training camp in Edmonton in March, TSN reported Thursday. There have also been positive drug tests in other sports, both of university and college athletes. In the wake of TSNs report Thursday, the head of Canadian Interuniversity Sport said he plans to ask officials with the federal and provincial governments, as well as national sports organizations and amateur sports groups, to consider meeting at a summit to discuss whether more can be done to improve drug testing protocols in Canada. "Canada is a leading force around the world for innovation and for taking a stand on clean sport and we need to keep it going to do everything we can to help have clean sport," said Pierre Lafontaine.PC Member of Parliament Bal Gosal, Canadas sports minister, couldnt be reached for comment. Lafontaines remarks come as Doug MacQuarrie, the CCESs chief operating officer, told TSN that provincial governments and Canadian companies should begin funding anti-doping efforts. "To date corporate Canada has been conspicuously absent in funding support for Canadas anti-doping efforts," MacQuarrie said. "They derive great benefit through association with sport. There is a tremendous opportunity for them to signal the type of sport (clean sport) that they wish to associate with." Ira Jacobs, dean of the University of Torontos kinesiology and physical education department said in an interview that Canadian officials should consider new testing technologies to help cut testing costs. For instance, the CCES could have a single team urinate into a bucket and test the combined waste. "You analyze it and if its positive you go back and test the whole team individually," Jacobs said. "The odds are that wont happen very often." Jacobs said the CCES might also narrow the types of drugs it tests for. Its not necessary to test football players for stamina-boosting drugs that cyclists or marathon runners might turn to. Jacobs also said the CCES could take samples from every athlete without testing all of the samples. "Research suggests the most effective deterrent for athletes is the perception of how frequently they are tested, not education about potential side effects." He said one technique might involved "not doing the testing but pretending you are." Bob Copeland, the former athletic director at the University of Waterloo, said the CCES should also consider having lower-cost U.S. labs test results. MacQuarrie said that it can be a slippery slope when organizers find ways to cut costs. "The challenge is we have a best in class and world standard," he said. "You have to determine a comfort level of stepping away from that." For instance, he said taking samples but not testing them would be wrong. "International standards for doping control say that an organization cant collect a human sample without submitting it to the agreed to rigour," he said. "It corrupts the whole process. If you collect a sample, you have to process it. Why submit an individual to the violation of privacy to collect a sample if its going to be poured down a sink?" Richard Peddie, a former CIS board member and former chief executive of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, said the CIS should ramp up efforts to generate revenue. Several U.S. schools recently signed licensing agreements with Nike for the sports company to produce school-branded running shoes. Popular Canadian schools like McGill, the University of Toronto or UBC might have similar appeal, and with the added revenue, schools could contribute more money towards drug testing protocols.There are modest signs of progress. MacQuarrie said the Canadian Olympic Committee last year made a financial contribution to the CCES, as has the CFL. CIS schools will follow suit this year, and so will national sports organizations.That money cant come soon enough, Jacobs said. "Im concerned about a safe playing ground and being able to afford it," he said. "Right now we cant afford to do the testing thats mandated by (the World Anti-Doping Agency)." Colin Jones Jersey . He has spent much of his adult life trying to give back to his native South Sudan, the war-torn African nation the Cavaliers forward and his family fled when he was a young boy. Thomas Davis Sr Jersey . 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