Archive for the ‘News/Canada/North’ Category

Harvey Reti, founder of Yukon Boxing club, dead at 82

Saturday, January 11th, 2020
Harvey Reti

Harvey Reti, a former Olympian and boxing champion, is remembered for inspiring many with the love of the sport.

Yukon’s Dylan Cozens comes home a champion, reflects on ‘awesome’ world juniors

Saturday, January 11th, 2020
HKO World Juniors Cozens 20200107

In the past six months Yukon's Dylan Cozens has gone from a highly-touted hockey recruit, to a first-round NHL draft pick, and now, he's an international champion. 

Forget the backyard — this is Whitehorse’s ultimate front yard ice rink

Sunday, January 5th, 2020
Jean-Sebastien Blais, Matthew Jenner

Matthew Jenner says the inspiration came when local hockey hero Dylan Cozens was drafted to the NHL.

Yukon’s Dylan Cozens on brink of history as NHL draft day arrives

Friday, June 21st, 2019
Dylan and Mike Cozens

The NHL entry draft is Friday night, and Whitehorse's Dylan Cozens is on the brink of doing something no Yukon player ever has: be selected in the first round.

Quebec sporting groups must have plans to tackle bullying, racism by 2020: minister

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
Tommy H. J. Neeposh

Amid calls for arena managers to address discrimination in hockey, Quebec's junior education minister says that sporting federations must come up with a plan by 2020.

No repercussions after Indigenous children called ‘savages’ at hockey tournament, parents say

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
Dre Wheesk

Dre Wheesk and his teammates faced racist taunts and questionable refereeing, say parents and the coach of the Flamme Olympique, while at a tournament near Montreal last year.

Indigenous players subjected to racist taunts, discriminatory calls, say parents

Monday, June 3rd, 2019
First Nation Elites

In a four-part series, CBC News is looking at racism in hockey reported by Indigenous players. It comes a year after a First Nations team was subjected to racist slurs and taunts at a tournament in Quebec.

Cree hockey team wins national title

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
Waswanipi Chiefs

A hockey team from Waswanipi, Quebec got the chance to pay an emotional tribute to one of its founding members and win the Fred Sasakamoose 'Chief Thunderstick' All-Reserve Invitation Senior Contact Hockey Tournament.

Nunavut caps ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ week with historic win at Canada Winter Games

Sunday, February 17th, 2019
Team Nunavut Canada Winter Games

It's the hockey team's first time at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta., and both coaches and players described the week as 'once-in-a-lifetime.'

Hundreds of northern athletes descend on Red Deer, Alta., for Canada Winter Games

Friday, February 15th, 2019
Canada Games 20150301

The Canada Winter Games kick off Friday in Red Deer, Alta., with the opening ceremonies. Here's a look at the teams from the territories headed to the competition.