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Hockey Canada made nine settlements totalling $7.6M from reserve fund: CFO – National
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Hockey Canada made nine settlements totalling $7.6M from reserve fund: CFO – National

Hockey Canada has paid out nine settlements from its National Equity Fund, totalling $7.6 million since 1989, the organization’s chief financial officer said on Wednesday. “Out of the National Equity Fund, nine settlement payments have been made totalling $7.6 million,” confirmed Brian Cairo, speaking at a heritage committee meeting on Wednesday.He added that $6.8 million of that total was related to Graham James, a former Canadian junior ice hockey coach who plead guilty to two counts of sexual assault in 1997. Uninsured settled claims make up another $1.3 million of the payouts, $1 million of which resulted from four incidents from a single perpetrator. Read more: Sport Canada was aware of Hockey Canada allegations in 2018, but didn’t tell minister The org...