Golf resort

The Okanagan Golf Resort is permanently severing its relationship with Hockey Canada

An Okanagan golf resort is the latest organization to cut ties with Hockey Canada.

Controversy has haunted the national organization for months after reports of sexual abuse surfaced in May, and how Hockey Canada set up a fund to pay sexual assault and abuse claims.

On Thursday, Predator Ridge said it notified Hockey Canada that all ties were permanently severed. The golf course had hosted several Hockey Canada summer activities since 2012.

Read more:

Hockey Canada: Other sponsors sever ties as group ‘continues to resist’ change

“We were one of the first partners to suspend all activities in June and took the next step this week to end our relationship,” Brad Pelletier, senior vice president of Predator Ridge, told Global News. .

The story continues under the ad

“In June, we removed all references to Hockey Canada on our website and discontinued all brand activations. Effective today, we have removed the last fixed signs on the property.

This week, several companies cut ties with Hockey Canada, including Canadian Tire, Tim Hortons, Scotiabank and Esso.


Click to play the video:







Trudeau says it’s ‘absurd’ for Hockey Canada to resist leadership change


Trudeau says it’s ‘absurd’ for Hockey Canada to resist leadership change

Also cut financial ties, albeit temporarily: Hockey Quebec, which said “not to trust Hockey Canada to act effectively to change the culture of hockey with the structure in place”.

Hockey Quebec’s announcement is available on its website.


Click to play the video: “Quebec cuts ties with Hockey Canada”







Quebec cuts ties with Hockey Canada


Quebec cuts ties with Hockey Canada

Meanwhile, BC Hockey says it is still monitoring developments.

The story continues under the ad

“There are many issues facing sport and the governance of sport, including those of our game,” BC Hockey said on its website. “These questions require thoughtful and collaborative steps towards solutions for the good of all.”


Click to play video: “Controversy and outrage grow over Hockey Canada scandal in British Columbia”







Controversy and outrage grow over Hockey Canada scandal in British Columbia


Controversy and outrage grow over Hockey Canada scandal in British Columbia

© 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.