Telus Corp. says it is not going to be sponsoring Hockey Canada’s males’s hockey packages for the 2022-23 season, together with the upcoming World Juniors event.
The transfer comes as Hockey Canada continues to defend its management amid criticism over the dealing with of alleged sexual assaults and the best way cash was paid out in lawsuits.
Telus says it’s “deeply disheartened” by the shortage of motion and dedication from Hockey Canada to drive vital cultural change. It says it’s dedicated to enabling systemic change to make hockey protected for all.
The choice by Telus follows comparable bulletins by Tim Hortons and Scotiabank.
The espresso store chain mentioned Wednesday it additionally will not sponsor any Hockey Canada males’s programming this season, together with the world junior males’s championship in Halifax and Moncton.
Scotiabank says its sponsorship pause of Hockey Canada, first introduced in June, will stay in impact all through your entire 2022-2023 season.
This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Oct. 6, 2022