On January 3, the Government of Ontario announced new temporary restrictions as the province moves to a modified Stage Two of the Roadmap to Reopen.
In conjunction with this announcement, the Ontario Hockey Federation and Greater Toronto Hockey League are pausing all in-person programming (games, practices, on-ice and off-ice training etc.) in its entirety beginning January 5, 2022, at 12:01am until 12:01am on January 27, 2022, unless restrictions are eased by the Ontario Government prior to. The only exceptions are for athletes training for the Olympics and Paralympics and select Professional and Elite Amateur Sport Leagues and Events who will operate via an approved Framework from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health and meet all sanctioning requirements of their respective Member.
To navigate the newly imposed restrictions by the Ontario Government and the decision to pause programming by the OHF – a complete Q&A is available – click here.
For more information on specifics pertaining to the Greater Toronto Hockey League, please review the League’s most recent update here.
The GTHL recognizes the many ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and continues to appreciate the understanding, support, and cooperation displayed by League Members and membership.
Remaining active while safely supporting local communities is encouraged during these difficult times. Regular physical activity, volunteering, and acts of kindness are proven to improve mental health in people of all ages. For more information on mental health and wellbeing resources, visit: www.GTHLCanada.com/mental-health-supports/
For more information, please contact:
Stephanie Coratti | Manager, Communications and Marketing
Greater Toronto Hockey League