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Women’s Para Hockey of Canada Launches “Sticks In”, A Campaign to Raise $1 Million from the Corporate Community to Fully Fund the Women’s National Para Hockey Program for the First Time in History

TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2022 Women’s Para Hockey of Canada’s mission is to contribute to the health and well-being of girls and women+ with disabilities by developing, promoting and providing opportunities to participate in the sport of para hockey from grassroots development to an elite level throughout Canada.  The organization oversees the Women’s National Team Program […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 20224 Views

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Indigenous appreciation on display at Tuesday’s Senators game – CTV News

Dec. 7, 2022 Tuesday night’s Ottawa Senators game against the L.A. Kings was more than just a hockey game. Indigenous traditions and culture were on display throughout the Canadian Tire Centre and woven throughout the game, all part of the fourth annual Indigenous Peoples Appreciation Night. In support and in recognition of the important contributions […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 20224 Views

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Government of Canada recognizes the breaking of racial barriers in the NHL as an event of national historic significance

From: Parks Canada Taking care: We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of government policies that were harmful to Indigenous peoples. A National Residential School Crisis Line […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 20223 Views

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Coaches looking for Indigenous soccer talent for 2023 NAIG Summer Games – Anishinabek News

December 7, 2022 SUDBURY – Long before Team Ontario ever scores a goal at the North American Indigenous Games this July, they need to field a team. Indeed, that is the goal for Team Ontario as the soccer coaches recruit to field four teams: girls and boys U16 and U19 females and males, for at […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202212 Views

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One year in and Scotiabank’s hockey for all platform is proving that Canada’s game can, and will be, more inclusive for all Canadians

TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2022 – In October 2021, Scotiabank launched an innovative program focused on promoting diversity, accessibility, and inclusion in hockey: hockey for all. In its inaugural year, hockey for all has benefited over 250,000 children, youth, and athletes by breaking down cultural and financial barriers to the game and bringing the sport to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20222 Views

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Senators to host annual Indigenous Peoples appreciation night Dec. 6 – CityNews Ottawa

In the afternoon before the game, the Senators will host a hockey clinic for Indigenous youth in conjunction with First Assist, an Indigenous-run charity advancing educational achievement in Indigenous communities through sport. The Ottawa Senators will host their fourth annual Indigenous Peoples Appreciation Night on Tuesday, Dec. 6, when the team plays the Los Angeles Kings at […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 20221 Views

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Media Advisory – The Government of Canada is commemorating the breaking of racial barriers in professional hockey

From: Parks Canada December 5, 2022 Adam van Koeverden, Member of Parliament for Milton and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and to the Minister of Sports, will take part in a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada ceremony to commemorate events that broke racial barriers and inspired greater diversity in professional hockey. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 20221 Views

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Annual Sports Equipment Drive a huge success – Anishinabek News

December 1, 2022 SERPENT RIVER FIRST NATION – On the evening of Nov. 9, the Band Hall in Serpent River First Nation was jam-packed with all sorts of sports equipment to be given away to youth from Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation, Serpent River First Nation, and Mississauga #8 First Nation. Tables filled with baseball equipment […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 20224 Views

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Di Stasio and Mallette Recipients of 2022 Canadian Commonwealth Sport Awards

OTTAWA – (2022 – 11 – 25) – Commonwealth Sport Canada (CSC) is proud to announce this year’s recipients of the Canadian Commonwealth Sport Awards. The awards for Sport Excellence go to Justina Di Stasio (athlete) and Ryan Mallette (coach). Both awards are a recognition and celebration of the individual’s outstanding contribution to Team Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on November 25, 202213 Views

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Kory Parkin, Indigenous artist, creates new Hamilton Bulldogs warmup jersey – Insauga.com

November 24, 2022 Tomorrow night, the Hamilton Bulldogs will debut new warmup jerseys created by artist Kory Parkin that honour the Indigenous community and history in Hamilton. The black-and-orange jersey, with a Parkin-created crest and secondary sleeve logo, will be worn before the Bulldogs’ game against the North Bay Battalion on Friday (Nov. 25, 7 […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20227 Views

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