Re: Working Together in the Best Interests of the Game Dear Directors:In this time of transition for hockey in BC, we hope we can open a dialogue and be a support to you. Making a leadership change was a bold decision and one that we know was difficult, but it shows leadership and purpose from…

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British Columbia’s Return to Sport Frequently Asked Questions Updated May 13, 2020 RETURN TO SPORT GUIDELINES Q: What is the directive from the provincial government? A: The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture has advised sport that we may begin developing plans for resuming activities. The Provincial Health Officer (PHO) has asked all businesses to…

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An Open Letter to Canadians First, and most importantly, to the front-line and essential workers who have gone above and beyond around the clock to keep Canadians safe – a simple thank you is not nearly enough for what you have done over the last three months. Second, to our Members, partners, local hockey associations,…

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This year VMHA is offering an early-bird discount for registrations done by midnight on Sunday, May 31 Installment payment option is available with a $100 deposit upon checkout and the remaining balance divided over four installments, August 15, September 15, October 15 and November 15. Parents wishing to pay in full can select to do…

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  As you know,  2019/20 season came to an abrupt halt in response to required safety measures to “flatten the curve” of the Covid-19 global pandemic.  We were as disappointed as you are.  The VMHA is happy to assure you – from an appropriate social distance – that we are making sure that the upcoming…

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A Message from our Acting President, Nick Santorelli In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hockey Canada has given notice that all practices, games, playoffs, championships, jamborees, tournaments and any associated events are cancelled effective immediately. Vancouver Minor is heavily affected by these necessary cancellations and respect the impact that social distancing will have on this…

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DRUM ROLL PLEASE! It’s time to announce our 2020 VMHA Hockey Pool sales contest winners! On behalf of the VMHA Board of Directors, we would like to thank all of you for participating in our largest annual fundraising initiative. For the fourth year in a row, we have exceeded our previous year’s gross sales total,…

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PNE/Hastings Park Master Renewal Plan Survey – Your Voice Matters As part of building a bright future, the PNE team has been working hard with City of Vancouver staff to move the Hastings Park-PNE Master Plan forward. Two key components of the Master Plan are the Amphitheatre Renewal and the Playland Redevelopment Plan. As The…

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Notes from the President  Clarity Around Vancouver Minor Rec Hockey Classic Tournament To ensure there is no confusion and answer questions that have been shared, I wanted to confirm that the Vancouver Minor Rec Hockey Classic hosted by BC Hockey between March 24 to 29 is not affiliated with the VMHA tournament. It is a…

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VMHA Presidential Update Due to personal commitments, Kevin Cartwright has stepped down as president. Under his leadership, Kevin helped implement and oversaw many changes within VMHA. Kevin introduced some major efficiencies to VMHA. He centralized all association documents and information to elevate Board operations. He onboarded TeamSnap, a year ahead of most other Canadian associations…

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