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Hockey Canada Releases Return To Play Statement, Lifts Ban On Activities

Hockey Canada Releases Return To Play Statement, Lifts Ban On Activities

CKSN Staff- June 5, 2020

The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on ... Read More

Flashback Friday: Louie Blackbird

Flashback Friday: Louie Blackbird

CKSN Staff- June 5, 2020

In the 1990s, Louie Blackbird was one of the areas top hockey players. A Walpole Island athlete who starred for the Petrolia Jets before embarking ... Read More

Jennifer Johnstone, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

Jennifer Johnstone, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

CKSN Staff- June 5, 2020

Jennifer Johnstone and her family in Chatham-KentChatham-Kent sends athletes across Ontario, Canada, and the globe each year to compete athletically. Sponsored by baCK to Chatham-Kent, ... Read More

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #91

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #91

CKSN Staff- June 5, 2020

In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released 94 calls to action in order to "redress the legacy of residential schools and advance ... Read More

Fergie Jenkins Releases Statement On Racism

Fergie Jenkins Releases Statement On Racism

CKSN Staff- June 4, 2020

Chatham's Fergie Jenkins, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, and long time MLB superstar, has released a statement about the racism, and unrest ... Read More

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #90

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #90

CKSN Staff- June 4, 2020

In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released 94 calls to action in order to "redress the legacy of residential schools and advance ... Read More

Indigenous Hockey Player Brandon Montour Is A Budding NHL Star

Indigenous Hockey Player Brandon Montour Is A Budding NHL Star

CKSN Staff- June 4, 2020

Brandon Montour - Photo by NHL.comBrandon Montour spent much of his youth in Tilbury, Ontario. After becoming a 2nd round NHL Draft pick in 2014 ... Read More

NLL Star Brendan Bomberry Sends A Message To Walpole Island And Moraviantown Athletes

NLL Star Brendan Bomberry Sends A Message To Walpole Island And Moraviantown Athletes

CKSN Staff- June 4, 2020

National Lacrosse League player Brendan Bomberry sends a message of encouragement to Indigenous youth and athletes for National Indigenous History Month. Bomberry, who is from ... Read More

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #89

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #89

CKSN Staff- June 3, 2020

In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released 94 calls to action in order to "redress the legacy of residential schools and advance ... Read More

Steve Tooshkenig Wants Indigenous Youth To Take The Lead In Sport, And Share Their Gifts

Steve Tooshkenig Wants Indigenous Youth To Take The Lead In Sport, And Share Their Gifts

CKSN Staff- June 3, 2020

Steve TooshkenigGrowing up, golf was more than a game for Steve Tooshkenig. He hopes that other Indigenous youth will find their place in sport, and ... Read More

On The Line… With Janice Forsyth

On The Line… With Janice Forsyth

CKSN Staff- June 3, 2020

On this episode of "On The Line" we speak with Janice Forsyth. Janice is an associate professor of sociology at Western University in London, where ... Read More

Olympic Hockey Player Brigette Lacquette Sends A Message To Walpole Island Athletes

Olympic Hockey Player Brigette Lacquette Sends A Message To Walpole Island Athletes

CKSN Staff- June 2, 2020

Team Canada National women's hockey team member Brigette Lacquette sends a message to Indigenous youth in Walpole Island, encouraging them through sport. Lacquette was the ... Read More

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #88

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #88

CKSN Staff- June 2, 2020

In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released 94 calls to action in order to "redress the legacy of residential schools and advance ... Read More

Alex Park Signs With LaSalle Vipers

Alex Park Signs With LaSalle Vipers

CKSN Staff- June 2, 2020

Alex Park signs with the LaSalle VipersChatham's Alex Park has signed to play with the GOJHL's LaSalle Vipers next season. Park was the 14th overall ... Read More