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Hockey Canada board chair Michael Brind’Amour steps down from post
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Hockey Canada board chair Michael Brind’Amour steps down from post

The chair of the Hockey Canada Board of Directors said he has stepped down from his position on Friday evening. Michael Brind’Amour resigned amid calls to reform Hockey Canada’s leadership for its handling of recent allegations of sexual assault against players, including two alleged incidents from 2003 and 2018.In a statement released Saturday, Brind’Amour said his final term is set to end in November 2022, but he has decided to resign because “there is no need to wait for a new era.”Hockey Canada said the Board of Directors and members will meet in the coming days to discuss the next steps and appoint an interim chair. Read more: Provincial federations want Hockey Canada meeting, reports before paying dues Story continues below advertisement ...
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...