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Thunder Bay Minor Hockey Association

ONTARIO GOVERNMENT MANDATES NEW CONCUSSION PROGRAM FOR SPORT

As of July 1st, 2019 the Ontario Government has put in affect Rowan’s Law for all sports - including school sports. Hockey Northwestern Ontario is in full support of the intent of Rowan’s Law to create awareness of concussions, change the culture on concussions, and provide safe sport participation.

HNO was informed by the Ministry of Tourism Culture and Sport on June 18, 2019 that the Rowan’s Law Act and Regulations must be implemented by July 1, 2019. Therefore, every Player, Team Official and On-Ice Official (parent as well if individual under 18) in order to register/participate must review the HNO Concussion Code of Conduct and the appropriate Concussion Awareness Resources.

Requirements

• All Registrants registering July 1, 2019 or after must have completed the review information and acknowledgement prior to registration/participation.

• All Team Officials currently registered will be required to complete the review of information and acknowledgement prior to August 30, 2019.

Hockey Northwestern Ontario has provided the following method for Minor Hockey Association’s to have acknowledgement of the HNO Concussion Code of Conduct and the Ontario Governments Concussion Awareness Resources. Players and Team Officials will be required to review the material in person or on-line and sign the HNO Rowan’s Law Acknowledgement Form prior to being eligible to Register/Participate.

Please see the information below that applies to our bantam aged players (11 to 14) and midget aged players 15 and up).  


ALL BANTAM PLAYERS AND PARENTS PLEASE READ

Please review the document below prior to registering online this year.  You will be asked to acknowledge this once you register on our system.   

You will be required to read and review the information at our in person registrations if you do not register online.  This is a requirement for all players and parents.

ALL MIDGET PLAYERS AND PARENTS PLEASE READ

Please review the document below prior to registering online this year.  You will be asked to acknowledge this once you register on our system.  

You will be required to read and review the information at our in person registrations if you do not register online.  This is a requirement for all players and parents.

ALL PLAYERS AND PARENTS PLEASE READ

The  Ontario government has established a Concussion Code of Conduct that must be used for sporting organizations.  Please read and review. 


For the 2019-2020 season, our league provides a competitive hockey program for Bantam (born 2005 or 2006) and Midget (born , 2002, 2003, 2004) aged players with divisions for all skill levels.   All divisions, (Bantam AA & A, Midget AA & A) include body checking.

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    Thunder Bay Minor Hockey Association
    212 East Miles Street, Suite 101
    Thunder Bay, ON P7C 1J6

    Voice: 807.346.4510
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