The Greater Toronto Hockey League announced today several policy revisions and additions.
The revised policies include the following:
COMPETITIVE (‘A,’ ‘AA,’ ‘AAA’) SPECIFIC:
The policy outlines the length of games, format for warm-ups, and safety procedures to ensure the warm-up is conducted in a safe environment.
By way of this policy, the GTHL wishes to communicate its position on when it is appropriate and responsible for the League to review video submissions, as well as the procedure to do so.
COMPETITIVE (‘A,’ ‘AA,’ ‘AAA’), SELECT, AND HOUSE LEAGUE SPECIFIC:
The policy’s purpose is to provide a safe, inclusive, and equitable dressing room environment with proper supervision, for players and Team Officials.
All Team Officials and volunteers under the jurisdiction of the GTHL, NCCP, and third-party instructors working with a Team, must wear a CSA-approved helmet, secured and with chinstraps properly fastened, during all on-ice activities, including evaluations.
The purpose of this policy is to provide clear direction on the accepted use of music during activities within the GTHL.
The GTHL recognizes the importance of participating in online interactions and wants to ensure that all Participants associated with the League receive guidance on how to participate in social media in a positive, safe, and responsible manner.
The GTHL is dedicated to providing a sports environment that is respectful, inclusive, and non- discriminatory, including having names and logos used by and in the League reflective of such an environment.
For more information on the GTHL’s policies and forms, visit GTHLCanada.com here.
About the Greater Toronto Hockey League
Founded in 1911, the GTHL is a non-profit organization and the largest minor hockey league in the world. The GTHL registers more than 40,000 annual participants in Markham, Mississauga, Toronto, and Vaughan. The purpose of the GTHL is to govern organized hockey for youth within its jurisdiction, and to foster participation that reflects the cultural demographic of the League’s territory while promoting an environment that is welcoming and inclusive for all participants.
For more information, please contact:
Stephanie Coratti, Senior Manager, Communications and Marketing
Greater Toronto Hockey League