Month: June 2020

Knights boast OHL-best six prospects at national under-17 virtual camp

The Knights’ top six picks in the 2020 OHL draft have been invited to Hockey Canada’s under-17 development camp this summer. First-rounder Ben Bujold leads a group including Kanata teammate Colton Smith, fellow second-rounder Jackson Edward, Brody Crane, Landon Sim and Isaiah George into the 113-player virtual camp scheduled for July 19-25. The half-dozen prospects […]

Daniel Carcillo spearheads class-action lawsuit against CHL and its member teams

Former NHL player Daniel Carcillo is spearheading a class-action lawsuit against the Canadian Hockey League and its member teams on behalf of players who allegedly suffered abuse while playing major junior hockey. Carcillo and Garrett Taylor, who played in the Western Hockey League from 2008-10, filed a statement of claim Thursday with the Ontario Superior […]

Government of Canada contributes $5.3 million to PAHO for response to COVID-19

The Government of Canada has agreed to contribute 7.5 M Canadian dollars (about USD$5.3 million) to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for the response to COVID-19 in 23 countries of the Americas. The contribution will benefit a total of fifteen Caribbean countries – Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, […]

Prime Minister announces supports for Canadians with disabilities to address challenges from COVID-19

We know Canadians living with disabilities are facing significant challenges during this difficult time, with some experiencing job insecurity and others seeing increased costs for personal support workers, medication, and medical supplies. As we work together to restart the economy, we must continue to protect health and safety, and ensure the right supports are in […]

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