Hockey Canada settles Sexual Assault case against Canadian Junior Hockey players

https://www.cbc.ca/amp/1.6467658H

Looks like Hockey Canada settled a lawsuit alleging members of the 2018 World Junior hockey players sexually assaulted a woman.

Not surprised unfortunately

The heads of Hockey Canada should resign. Whatever moneys it makes should go to grassroot levels, not give settlement money to put out fires done by delinquents

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I don’t know if it’s just my phone but your link doesn’t work for me so I’ll post a different one in case that is the same for others.

[Hockey Canada, CHL settle lawsuit over alleged sexual assault involving World Junior players Hockey Canada, CHL settle lawsuit over alleged sexual assault involving World Junior players - TSN.ca](Hockey Canada, CHL settle lawsuit over alleged sexual assault involving World Junior players Hockey Canada, CHL settle lawsuit over alleged sexual assault involving World Junior players - TSN.ca)

One part of the story that caught my eye is that it appears that some of the junior players involved are now in the NHL. The league says they found out about this two days ago (hard to believe). They will now investigate. Expect sanctions against current players at some point. This story is far from over.

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Even worse, in the middle of the assault trial a hockey game broke out.

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Usually I appreciate your levity but this - is no laughing matter.

I have PTSD and it is a horrible thing to be attacked by your own mind day and night. Nightmares (not bad dreams - full on soul disturbing, wake up soaked to the skin in sweat no more sleep that night nightmares) panic attacks, insomnia, (12 hours sleep.....this week) executive dysfunction(the core problem with autism, ADD, ADHD) anxiety, fear, relationship problems, emotional problems (Rage), DID, Suicidal ideation, addiction problems, avoidance, high likelihood of homelessness, and............... an even higher chance of a second trauma event.

It affects your hearing, your sense of taste, your appetite, digestive system, and even restricts you from building muscle. It opens the door for chronic illnesses like POTS, Addison's Disease, Diabetes, Arthritis, Graves Disease, Ehlers Danolos syndrome, and more.

I went from being an Assistant Sales manager with a national company to waiting for support money because I can't work. The ADHD and memory function problems that come with it mean I can forget what I'm doing while I'm doing it. I have also done IT work but that's gone. PTSD sucks all the logic out of your head and using a computer is exhausting. The concentration needed to not open the wrong program 6 times in a row.....

Saddest part is.....for every guy like me, there are four girls who have PTSD from sexual assault or childhood sexual assault and get to pay their whole life for something that was done to them by someone else.

When you find the guys responsible, nail em' up as an example NHL.

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An update to this ongoing story and the recent hearings. As I said before, this is far from over.

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Pretty sad that the CFL couldn't get a loan from the Feds while Hockey Canada got $14 million from them over the last 2 years

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Sad how all these back bencher MP's have to jump in to get their names in lights. From what I heard Hockey Canada told everyone what was going on from day one.
There's a lot of talk of culture and all that but most of those teams are privately owned so what are they going to do?

Just sounds like a bunch of politicians running for the pork barrel to me.......

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More hearings scheduled for the end of July.

Note the last line in the article about the NHL having opened an investigation. Allegations are that more than one then junior now playing in the NHL participated in the sexual assault. This could be big whenever it hits the fan. One or more current players could receive a significant suspension judging by Trevor Bauer and what is likely to happen to Deshaun Watson. Could be a year and could be some pretty good players. Arguably this assault was worse than Bauer’s or Watson’s.

(Committee hearings investigating Hockey Canada convene next month Hockey Canada hearings Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage - TSN.ca)

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