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When making plans this summer, CEO Tom Renney suggests setting aside time for free play to give children a chance to expand their imagination and reset for next season.
The CEO has tips for parents on what topics should be included in a year-end conversation with their young athlete.
Keeping the rink a destination for everyone and celebrating events that have done so are the February focus for the CEO.
LEAVING A LEGACY
The northern B.C. municipality of Fort St. James and the Nak’azdli Whut’en First Nation are celebrating the revitalization of an outdoor rink with a new hockey tradition.
The CEO highlights the golden moment by Canada’s U18 women and the support for the IIHF World Junior Championship.
The CEO talks about the importance of the tournament not just to British Columbia, but to every corner of the country.
The CEO talks about the importance of the officials, their role in ensuring hockey is a safe and fun experience, and why officiating is a great way to stay engaged.
A new season with Tom’s Talks
The CEO shares his thoughts on the importance of small-area hockey, and talks about continuing to grow the women’s game.
Women’s game with Tom’s Talks
On the back of World Girls’ Hockey Weekend, the CEO talks about the importance of the women’s game and its role models.
From multiple roles with the Chilliwack Chiefs, to her executive positions with the Chilliwack MHA and Chilliwack FC, Andrea Laycock is everywhere in the Fraser Valley.
Staying #HumboldtStrong
One month after the tragic bus crash in Saskatchewan, CEO Tom Renney remains in awe of the efforts of the hockey world.
HC Ambassador: Sharon Oldford
After seeing para hockey close to home in Yellowknife, Sharon Oldford has become a champion of the sport in the North.
CONNECTING GENERATIONS THROUGH HOCKEY
For the last 50 years, Peewee players from rural P.E.I. and Hamilton, Ont., have come together for the Goodwill Games, using hockey to build life-long friendships.
Grow the game with Tom’s Talks
The CEO answers questions from the hockey community, talking Initiation and the continued growth of Canadian hockey.
HC Ambassador: Ava Foote
An accident left her young hockey career in doubt, but the eight-year-old Nova Scotian never took no for an answer.
A PROGRAM MAKING A DIFFERENCE
For five years, Top Corner has allowed young Canadians the chance to get on the ice in Saint John, N.B., improving their lives and making the community stronger.  
Getting back in the game
After a battle with cancer, 13-year-old Alex Luey is on the ice again and learning from some of Canada’s para hockey best.
Time commitment with Tom’s Talks
The CEO hears about how time-consuming hockey can be. But it’s time well spent – used to benefit Canadian families.
HC AMBASSADOR: JUSTIN CHAREST
Born with a congenital malformation in his knees, 11-year-old Justin Charest persevered through physio and surgeries to make his dream of playing hockey a reality.
Olympic spirit with Tom’s Talks
The CEO shares his experience with the Games and why Canadians can expect amazing stories from all of our athletes.
HC Ambassador: Paul Rutherford
More than 50 years after he first pulled on the stripes, the long-time official has become a Saskatchewan hockey staple.
GREAT CANADIANS: PAUL BRANDT
A 2017 inductee into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame, the Alberta native has used music to promote a love for Canada’s game while giving back to the community.
Sharing the love of the game
Teachers are using hockey as a lesson in Canadiana, and providing new experiences for their multicultural students.
Reflecting with Tom’s Talks
The CEO is asking the hockey community to reflect on the season so far and how we can work together to grow the game.

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