OUA athletes in shock as U SPORTS not classified as “elite amateur” in Ontario

OUA sports will not be able to play or train under Ontario’s new restrictions. Continue reading OUA athletes in shock as U SPORTS not classified as “elite amateur” in Ontario

Omicron’s potential impact on the AUS season and midseason MVPs

HALIFAX, NS – The AUS season has become a bit more turbulent than we had hoped for in light of the omicron variant’s spread through the region and in Canada. At the season’s midway point, athletes, fans and the like are having the time of their lives with the action that’s unfolded in the fall. Most leagues have been uncharacteristically close in results and the … Continue reading Omicron’s potential impact on the AUS season and midseason MVPs

Canada’s hockey players trying to look past Lucerne 2021 cancellation

TORONTO, ON – The flight is on Monday. Team Canada’s men’s and women’s hockey teams were all booked to fly out of Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on a 9:00 pm flight to Zurich. They would have then gone to Lucerne to start their FISU Winter Universiade.  This weekend, the final slate of U SPORTS games from coast to coast should have been the Switzerland Sendoff … Continue reading Canada’s hockey players trying to look past Lucerne 2021 cancellation

OKAY TO CRY: David Thomson

TORONTO, ON –  It has not been an easy ride through hockey and life for Toronto Varsity Blues forward David Thomson. Never drafted to the Ontario Hockey League, he suffered an immense injury while playing junior in the United States. The injury, paired with an overwhelming sadness, impacted his life and hockey career.  Now thriving at the University of Toronto, Thomson tells his story.  Continue reading OKAY TO CRY: David Thomson