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OHF Initiation Program Implementation Memo

Please note the following information that was released by the Ontario Hockey Federation. The GTHL will be utilizing the October 1 implementation date. Team Officials who have not completed the on-line course by this date will not be eligible to continue participating until the on-line course has been completed.  The on-line course is free to take and in total takes approximately 1:45 minutes. This is a requirement for all Team Officials regardless of the age group or level of hockey (house league, select, “A”, “AA” or “AAA”) that the individual is working with.

OHF Launches Transgender Inclusiveness Training for Team Officials

CAMBRIDGE, ON – The Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) along with the Hockey Northwestern Ontario (HNO) and Hockey Eastern Ontario (HEO) are pleased to announce the launch of a new training module for team officials, to support trans-inclusive hockey in Ontario, Understanding Discrimination based on Gender Identity and Gender Expression.

There are two modules which will educate team officials on this important topic. For team officials already assigned to a team, completion of these modules will be a required by October 1, 2017. For team officials named within a month of or afterOctober 1, they will have 30 days to complete both modules.

“The Ontario Hockey Federation is proud to be at the forefront of trans-inclusive sport and is glad to be working with Hockey Northwestern Ontario and Hockey Eastern Ontario through this process,” said Tony Foresi, OHF President.

This process started in 2013, when a complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario was filed against Hockey Canada alleging discrimination in services based on gender identity.

The e-modules will be available to team officials through the following link:

The OHF has been in existence since 1989 and is comprised of seven Member Partners: the Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario (Alliance), the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL), Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA), Ontario Hockey Association (OHA), the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA).

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For more information:

Phillip McKee

Ontario Hockey Federation

Executive Director


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Our organization began 50 year ago in 1965, in the past 50 years a lot has changed, but the game still remains our national sport.


The Hillcrest Village Minor Hockey Association is a non-profit community based organization and has been a member of the G.T.H.L and the NYHL since 1965. We are proud that we have our valued volunteers, sponsors and donors as part of this organization.  Our unique approach to hockey development is what separates us from other organizations.  

Hillcrest runs a learn to skate,  co-ed, select, an all-girls house league and an adult league program.Our mission, as a community-based hockey association, is to provide a safe, fair, positive and respectful, environment for our players to play and enjoy the game of hockey.

Our primary focus is on the development of our future young men and women while teaching them the game of hockey. To this end, teamwork, co-operation, respect, obeying rules, perseverance and commitment will be emphasized. Coaches, convenors and executives will present themselves as role models and mentors to these young men and women.  

Fair and equal treatment of all players will be the first and foremost goal for our coaches, convenors and volunteers.


We are planning a number of events for this anniversary, including our 2nd annual select tournament that will take place between Jan 30 - Feb 2 , 2015.

Come be a part of Hillcrest and our exciting organization.


Louis Mulé



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