"It's also no secret that the physical and mental health of Canadians has been affected by the pandemic. This festival reminds us of the importance of team sports in our overall well being." - Senator Tony Loffreda, in the Senate of Canada, March 4, 2022
Building Canada one game at a time.
Update on Play On! Canada’s 2023 Season
We call on all Canadians who see the need for play, who love this sport, their community, and our country to reach out today.
Partners in Sport: Play On! Canada and Canadian Ball Hockey Association
Play On! Canada and the Canadian Ball Hockey Association have teamed up to make the cultural phenomena of street hockey available in more communities across Canada
Play On! Canada and Booster Juice Announce Multi-Year Partnership
As Play On! returns to communities across Canada this summer, Play On! Canada and Booster Juice, Canada’s original juice and smoothie bar, announced today a multifaceted partnership.
Kevin Lowe on Play On! street hockey and the run for the Cup
Throughout his 40-year involvement with professional hockey, one often-underappreciated trait has served Kevin Lowe as well as any other in his Hall-of-Fame career: an impeccable sense of timing.
Canada’s Largest Sports Festival Returns in Summer 2022
May 26, 2022 - Known for their inclusivity, Play On! Canada street hockey festivals welcome players of all ages and skill levels, from newcomer to NHL star.
British Columbia provides funding to relaunch Play On! Canada
On Dec 15, 2021, the Government of British Columbia announced that it would be the first Provincial government to support the return of Play On! throughout its Province.
Roads and our infrastructure, they are not just for cars, they are for people
Game on? City looks for ways to legalize sport on residential streets. Changes to provincial legislation would be needed to make playing sports such as street hockey on Calgary residential roadways legal.
Quebec Senator Tony Loffreda rises to advance Play On! Canada
On March 4, 2022 Senator Loffreda made a statement in the Senate asking the Federal Government to partner with Play On! Canada.