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Building Canada one game at a time.

"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


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Update on Play On! Canada's 2024 Season


Funding proposals and the upcoming Play On! 2024 season.

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OMHA expresses support for the relaunch of Play On! Canada


Ian Taylor, Executive Director of Ontario Minor Hockey Association, expresses support for Play On! Canada in a letter addressed to The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, P.C., M.P., the Minister of Sport and Physical Activity.

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BC Hockey lends support to Play On! Canada


Cameron Hope, CEO of BC Hockey, expresses support for Play On! Canada in a letter addressed to the Honourable Minister Lana Popham of The Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport.

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NHL Alumni Association expresses support for Play On! Canada and return of Canada Cup


Glenn Healy, President & Executive Director of The NHL Alumni Association expresses written support for Play On! Canada in a letter addressed to The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, P.C., M.P. Minister of Sport and Physical Activity.

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Hockey Canada's Membership invited to engage in preserving street hockey as part of Canadian Heritage and Culture


Darren Cossar, Hockey Canada's Senior Vice President of Member Engagement, expresses support for Play On! Canada in a letter addressed to the Members of Hockey Canada.

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Steering Committees Unite to Make Play On! 2024 Possible


We have called upon community leaders to volunteer their time to make Play On! Canada happen, and we are pleased to share that the call is being answered.

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Remembering The Importance of Play


Let us not forget the power of sport, and the importance of play.

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Young Canadians Unite to Plan for Play On! 2024


Canada Summer Jobs program makes it possible for young Canadians to build Canada one game at a time.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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