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GTHL Announces Launch Of Respect in Sport Program
As the GTHL’s clinic season has now come to an end and the essential need for harassment and abuse prevention education for all Hockey Canada bench staff still exists; the GTHL is pleased to announce its alignment with Hockey Canada, the Ontario Hockey Federation and the Respect Group Inc. to provide the Respect in Sport online educational tool. The Respect in Sport online program is recognized as being equivalent to attending the Speak Out/Prevention Services clinic.

Get the full details on GTHL Announces New Speak Out Certification Mechanism

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Helmet Policy
Effective January 1st, 2008, each Team Official, volunteer and NCCP Instructor under the jurisdiction of the GTHL will be required to wear a C.S.A. approved helmet during all on-ice activities. Read the complete helmet policy.

Read the full letter of December 22, 2007 to all Coaches.

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2009-2010 Rules and Regulations
The 2009/2010 Season - Regulations and Rules are available for download. The document is designed to be printed double sided as a booklet.

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It's a New Game

Minor hockey at all levels of play in all 13 Branches across Canada will get a facelift this season with the implementation of a new standard of play and rule emphasis initiative, placing the focus squarely on the building blocks of the game.

The following article details more about this:
New Standard of Play and Rule Emphasis to take effect in Minor Hockey

Watch the Standard of Play and  Rules Emphasis DVD clips in Hockey Canada's Media Gallery

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Interference
Slashing/Crosschecking
Shared Respect
Checking to the Head
Checking from Behind
 

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