Hockey

Former Supreme Court judge to lead Hockey Canada review

Former Supreme Court of Canada judge Thomas Cromwell will lead an independent review of Hockey Canada’s governance amid calls for a change of leadership of the governing body for its handling of recent allegations of sexual assault involving players. Hockey Canada said in a statement that the review will begin immediately and is expected to […]

Hockey Canada scandal: Players’ statements so far

Public scrutiny continues on Canada’s 2018 gold-winning world junior hockey team, eight members of which were accused in a civil lawsuit of sexual assault at a downtown London hotel following a summer fundraising gala for Hockey Canada here in 2018. No players are named in the $3.5-million lawsuit that was settled this spring, but several players, many now NHL stars, have denied involvement.

Ex-Tourism London boss rips Hockey Canada’s ‘gut-wrenching betrayal’

One of the key boosters in attracting Hockey Canada-affiliated events to London says the national sports organization should be held accountable for a “gut-wrenching betrayal” of its core values surrounding an alleged sex assault here involving members of the 2018 world junior team. Former Tourism London general manager John Winston said this week’s revelation that […]

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