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Grindstone Award Foundation

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Hello! The Grindstone Award Foundation wants to ensure that young female hockey players have access to our grant funding across the nation. Grindstone Award Foundation Grant Applications are open to young females (19 years of age and under) who wish to play hockey but may not have the financial means to do so. The application period is open until July …

Health and Safety, Coronavirus

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Hockey Canada and OWHA Return to Hockey Statements (June 7, 2020) On June 4, Hockey Canada released guidelines, or a set of best practices, for return to hockey. First and foremost, these guidelines work in conjunction with the various health agencies across the country; for us, these means Ontario and Toronto Public Health and their respective frameworks for recovery. Second, …

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2020 March Madness Raffle Winners

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Congratulations to our 2020 Tournament Raffle Winners! Robin Emery – Cuisinart Coffee Maker Liv Friedman – SodaStream ‘Fizzi’ Lori Thomson – Team Canada Hockey Jersey Anna Gage – Spikeball Set & 2 SkyZone Passes Kate Dunn – Google Smart Home Assistant Evelyn White – Echo Dot Smart Home Assistant and Hockey Pillow Case Abbie Backstein – $100 GC to any …

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Seeking Hockey Operations Program Director

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The Toronto Leaside Wildcats are recruiting for a lead for our planning Hockey Operations Program. The program will establish a framework to enhance our coaching, programming, and skill development. Candidates should be passionate about women’s hockey, educating, and mentoring the best base of players and coaches in the sport. If interested, please contact president@torontoleasidewildcats.ca

2020 Tournament Notice

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Out of caution and to protect the health of players and families, we are announcing the cancellation of our annual March tournament. This decision was not an easy one for our Association. We have been relying on daily information from various public health officials, including the OWHA, Health Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Health, and Toronto Health. As you …

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House League Midget vs Iqaluit Blizzard

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Sporting Spirit After both teams went undefeated through the round robin and semis, Leaside’s Midget Team White (a.k.a. The Beaches) faced off against the Iqaluit Blizzard in the final of the Oshawa Generals Winter Classic. Iqaluit captured the banner with a 3-1 win, and graciously shared the ice for a post-game photo with their Leaside opponents. Congrats to the Blizzard …

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Introduction to Hockey Starts January 23, 2020

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The Introduction to Hockey Program starts on Thursday January 23, 2020. Your daughter’s session is from 4:30pm until 5:30pm at Leaside Arena. During the season, we will miss a few dates due to holidays. The schedule will be posted in the House League: Introduction to Hockey Program section on this website, and we recommend that you check it often. The …

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Confidential Canadian Sport Helpline

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Earlier this year the Government of Canada announced a national youth sports helpline. The sports helpline is an anonymous toll-free number for players and families to address harassment, abuse, and discrimination. The Toronto Leaside Girls Hockey Association applauds the Government’s initiatives, including the helpline, gender equity targets, and Ontario’s Rowan’s Law. These complement efforts of the Wildcats to proactively work …

Leaside Wildcats Holiday Skate

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The Leaside Wildcats will be holding a holiday skate: Date: Sunday December 22, 2019 Time: 1:30 to 2:30pm Location: Leaside Arena Cost: REGISTER HERE ($10 PER FAMILY) The skate is open to all our members (players and families). Please mark this down on your calendar and join us for some holiday fun. This community event is an opportunity for our …

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Leaside Sports Hall of Fame Inductee

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The Wildcat’s own Kim McCullough will be inducted into the Leaside Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, November 15, 2019. Kim IS Leaside sports. She has been a foundation of Leaside girls hockey for close to 30 years. Starting as a preteen, playing with the Wildcats in the early 90s’, McCullough has represented the Leaside community at the highest provincial, …