Hockey Canada Network |
News
Statement From Hockey Canada
GN.015.05
|
October 27, 2005
|
|

It is unfortunate that VANOC has taken such a heavy handed approach against a national sport federation, by going public today on an issue that Hockey Canada has been discussing and looking to resolve with VANOC on behalf of our premier sponsor Imperial Oil.

As a premier sponsor of Hockey Canada for the past 23 years, Imperial Oil has the right to use and promote the Hockey Canada trademark with Canada’s national minor hockey development programs and Canada’s Men’s and Women’s National hockey teams.  Imperial Oil’s association is with Hockey Canada and we believe that the Imperial Oil promotion and any commercial gain from the promotion would be associated to Imperial Oil’s sponsorship to Hockey Canada and its National hockey teams.

Hockey Canada and Imperial Oil have acted in a manner consistent with previous promotional activities and with the legal commitments as agreed to between Hockey Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Vancouver 2010 Bid Committee.

Hockey Canada believes that the Imperial Oil promotion does not constitute illegal or unethical advertising and that the promotion is a proper exercise of the rights Imperial Oil has acquired from Hockey Canada.

Hockey Canada and its corporate partners contribute to Canadian athletes, whether they are skating for the first time or whether they are providing Olympic glory for all Canadians to participate and celebrate in.  We strongly believe that Canada's National Men’s and Women’s Hockey Teams will be a major contributor to the success of the 20 Olympic Games, and to achieve this, Hockey Canada requires the ability to market itself and its teams to generate the revenue necessary to attain this goal.

The funding and support provided by Hockey Canada's partners, sponsors and licensees allows Hockey Canada to fund the development and organization of Hockey throughout Canada from minor hockey programs through Canada’s National Men’s and Women’s Teams.  Without the financial support of these partners, Hockey Canada would be unable to maintain its tradition and history of excellence in hockey and provide all Canadians with great Olympic and international hockey memories. 

Imperial Oil is a key contributor to the success of hockey in our country.


For more information:

André Brin
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557
abrin@hockeycanada.ca

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4564
fdupont@hockeycanada.ca

Jason LaRose
Manager, Content Services
Hockey Canada
403-777-4553
jlarose@hockeycanada.ca

Kristen Lipscombe
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
klipscombe@hockeycanada.ca

Keegan Goodrich
Coordinator, Media
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
kgoodrich@hockeycanada.ca

facebook.com/hockeycanada

twitter.com/hockeycanada

youtube.com/hockeycanadavideos

Videos
Photos
2014 WWU18C: CAN 5 – USA 1
Mar 30, 2014
U18 women win gold.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 1 – RUS 0 (OT)
Mar 29, 2014
Canada edges Russia in overtime.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 5 – CZE 0
Mar 26, 2014
Canadians shut out Czechs.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 7 – FIN 0
Mar 24, 2014
U18 women blank Finland.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 7 – JPN 1
Mar 23, 2014
Canada starts Worlds with win
2014 PARA: CAN 3 – NOR 0 (Bronze)
Mar 15, 2014
Billy Bridges scored a pair of goals to lead Canada to a Paralympic bronze.
2014 PARA: USA 3 – CAN 0 (Semifinal)
Mar 13, 2014
Corbin Watson made seven saves, but Canada will play for Paralympic bronze.
2014 PARA: CAN 1 – CZE 0 (Preliminary)
Mar 11, 2014
Westlake scored the lone goal to help Canada to a perfect preliminary round.
2014 PARA: CAN 4 – NOR 0 (Preliminary)
Mar 09, 2014
Adam Dixon scored twice to lead Canada to its second straight win in Sochi.
2014 PARA: CAN 10 – SWE 1 (Preliminary)
Mar 08, 2014
Gale, Dixon and Rempel had four points each to lead Canada to a win.
2014 PARA: Welcome to Sochi
Mar 02, 2014
Canada’s National Sledge Team has arrived ahead of the Paralympics.
2010 OLYW: Flag Raising
Feb 10, 2010
Canada's National Women's Team taking part in the Flag Raising ceremony at the Olympic Village in Vancouver, B.C.
Schedule
Close
Credit  
Close
Photo Credit: