Under Imperial Oil, Esso is the title sponsor of the Esso Cup, Canada’s National Female Midget Championship, and supports Esso Fun Days and Esso Medals of Achievement, established in 1981 to build champions on the ice and in life. To date over two million medals of achievement and over 30 million certificates of participation have been awarded to young boys and girls on behalf of Esso to help further their dreams.
Nike has been supporting Hockey Canada for more than 25 years, outfitting Canada’s men’s and women’s national teams and aiding their pursuit of gold in the international game. In 2006, Canada’s new national team sweater and socks, worn by Canada’s Olympic gold medal-winning 2006 women’s team and gold medal-winning National Junior Teams in 2006, 2007 and 2008, were introduced using the new Swift design and technology.
A premier sponsor of the IIHF World Junior Championship and title sponsor of the TELUS Cup, Canada’s National Midget Championship, TELUS supports the ongoing development and future success of young athletes throughout Canada. Recognizing that it takes years of time, dedication and commitment to become a champion, TELUS partners with Hockey Canada to provide resources that help identify and develop talent early.
The Sports Network (TSN) and Réseau des sports (RDS) are the official broadcasters of Hockey Canada. The relationship includes international and national events: the IIHF World Championship, IIHF World Women’s Championship, IIHF World Junior Championship, TELUS Cup, National Junior A Champioinshp, Esso Cup, World Junior A Challenge, National Women’s U18 Championship, Canadian Tire Para Hockey Cup and World U17 Hockey Challenge.