World juniors: Halifax to ‘go ahead’ with hosting, mayor says



The Halifax Regional Council says it can go forward with internet hosting the IIHF World Junior Championship in Halifax and Moncton later this yr.

Mayor Mike Savage advised a particular council assembly late Tuesday that “we’re gonna go forward and put these video games — put this match, we’re gonna do a hell of a job and as we all the time do” however with a word of warning that “final minute issues are all the time potential.”

He says the town has the experience to put these video games on.

Hockey Canada has been rocked by allegations of sexual assault. which led to its management stepping down amid blistering criticism.

Savage says a “excessive quantity” of tickets are offered out with those which can be left being within the arms of Hockey Canada “for issues like potential sponsors.”

Councillor Tony Mancini says the video games will herald a $50 million financial increase to the 2 cities with $35 million of it being in Nova Scotia.

This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Oct. 12, 2022.


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