Quebec CEGEP probes ‘unacceptable’ incident involving men’s hockey team


A junior school in Quebec is investigating after members of the college’s men’s hockey squad allegedly engaged in “unacceptable” behaviour throughout a non-public occasion.

Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe, positioned within the municipality that bears the identical identify about 65 kilometres east of Montreal, says the unspecified incident contravened guidelines put in place by the coach and the college.

College spokesperson Annie Hulmann is declining to debate the character of the allegations, however she says they occurred at a non-public occasion in October held off-campus and that solely concerned gamers on the hockey team.

The college says it met with all of the gamers concerned, together with some who’re minors.

It says some gamers will likely be suspended from upcoming video games till an inner investigation is full.

Hulmann says Quebec provincial police have been alerted however didn’t discover grounds for expenses.

“As quickly as we have been knowledgeable of the scenario, we contacted the police authorities, who took cost of the file,” Hulmann wrote in an e mail Friday. “They concluded that there have been no grounds to press expenses.”

In a press release, the faculty stated Friday it insists initially of every season on the significance of moral and respectful behaviour.

The college stated it “has been knowledgeable just lately of a scenario regarding its hockey team and of unacceptable actions from some gamers.”

“The school reiterated to all gamers the duty to behave in line with the values of range, inclusion, benevolence, accountability and respect.”


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