Current Suspensions

The pursuit of doping-free sport is a matter of public interest. The CPU is committed to eradicating the use of performance enhancing drugs from powerlifting in Canada. As such, all members of the CPU, by virtue of membership, are agreeing to submit to periodic drug testing, either at a sanctioned CPU contest, or on a "no notice" out of competition basis.

The CPU also follows the guidelines of the Canadian Anti-Doping Program. The CADP is the set of rules that govern doping control in Canada. Compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code and all international standards, the CADP describes how the program is carried out and details the process of results management, including penalties for infractions.


The CPU is also committed to ensuring a safe and positive environment (within the CPU's programs, activities, and events) by making Individuals aware that there is an expectation, at all times, of appropriate behaviour consistent with the CPU's core values. The CPU supports equal opportunity, prohibits discriminatory practices, and is committed to providing an environment in which all individuals are treated with respect.     
 
An Individual who violates this Code may be subject to sanctions pursuant to the CPU's Discipline and Complaints Policy. In addition to facing possible sanction pursuant to the CPU's Discipline and Complaints Policy, an Individual who violates this Code during a competition may be removed from the competition, the official may delay the competition until the Individual complies with the removal, and the Individual may be subject to any additional discipline associated with the particular competition. 
 
Name Contest or OMT Infraction Dates
Kelly Branton OMT 5 Banned Substances 24-May-19 to 23-May-23
David Troeung Barrie Summer Slam Ephedrine 17-Aug-18 to 18-Aug-22
Alexandra Stodalka OMT SARM S-22 12-Jul-18 to 11-Jul-22
Thomas Basso BCPA Winter Open Testosterone 12-Apr-18 to 11-Apr-22
Vahid Lotfi BCPA Winter Open Testosterone and Nandrolone 11-Feb-18 to 10-Feb-22
Francois Gagné 2017 Central Canadians nandrolone, testosterone, drostanolone and oxandrolone. 5-Oct-17 to 4-Oct-21
Quentin Weber 2017 Central Canadians SARM S-22, a prohibited anabolic agent 20-Aug-17 to 20-Aug-21
Darius Martens 2017 Manitoba Provincials 5-methyl-2-hexanamine, GW501516 and SARM S-22 3-Jun-17 to 3-Jun-21
Thomas Jamael Mike Laroche Memorial Eleven prohibited substances 20-Apr-17 to 19-Apr-21
Mise'l Jeddore OMT Refusal to test 27-Jun-15 to Permanent
Preetpal Atwal BC Fall Classic 2014 WADA Prohibited List- Schedule 1 Substance 9-Nov-14 to Permanent (2nd Offense)
Kyle Rozendal OMT Refusal to test 4-Oct-14 to Permanent
Ryan Robson OMT Refusal to test 24-Feb-13 to Permanent
Peter Dauncey OMT Refusal to test 04-Oct-96 to Permanent
Ken Devries OMT Refusal to test 12-Oct-95 to Permanent
Vince Graham CPU Nationals Stanozolol 1995 to Permanent
Peter Foster CPU Nationals Methandienone early 1990's to Permanent