May 05, 2023 | Alliance | 2072 views
Hockey Canada has introduced an update to its rulebook to focus on recognizing and reporting incidents of maltreatment.
Maltreatment Rule provides equality and comfort for all athletes.
It is a VERY
firm rule that implements zero tolerance from any derogatory or racial
language or actions that occur at anytimeIn a special meeting of the Members held on June 22, 2021, Hockey Canada and its 13 Members unanimously approved the adoption of Section 11 – Maltreatment in the Hockey Canada Rulebook starting this season, which includes bringing all forms of maltreatment under one section of the rulebook and providing guidelines for escalating penalties based on the severity of the inappropriate behaviour from players and team officials.