WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) is pleased to announce a new player education partnership for the 2022-23 season with the Winnipeg Police Service.
Beginning this season, the Winnipeg Police – Service Sex Crimes Unit will develop and deliver a presentation to all MJHL teams covering sexual harassment / abuse and consent.
“We are extremely excited to work with the Winnipeg Police Service and members of the Sex Crimes Unit on this initiative this season. They are experts in this field and will allow the MJHL to provide another very important educational opportunity for all MJHL players / staff,” said Kevin Saurette, MJHL Commissioner.
“The Winnipeg Police Service is pleased to partner with the management, coaching staff and players of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. Community Engagement is one of the cornerstones to building trusting relationships between the Winnipeg Police Service and the citizens we serve. We look forward to providing educational support and mentorship to these young athletes.”. Inspector Max Waddell, Uniform Operations Commander, Winnipeg Police Service.
The virtual presentations are being planned to take place early into the 2022-23 season and will be delivered to all 13 MJHL organizations.
Please stay tuned for further details / announcements to come.
About the MJHL
The Manitoba Junior Hockey League is one of nine Junior ‘A’ Hockey Leagues in Canada and is a proud member of the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL). The MJHL exists to provide the best hockey development opportunities its players.
Our goal is to develop players and ultimately have them develop into solid citizens who make a positive contribution to their community. Communities with a Junior ‘A’ hockey club generate their spirit in and around the community arena facilities. The goal of the MJHL is to provide its fans, communities and supporters with the best possible hockey product through dedication to improvement in all areas of the game both on and off the ice.
To provide each MJHL player with an elite hockey development experience with a strong emphasis on education and positive citizenship. To deliver exciting Junior ‘A’ hockey action to fans throughout the province and enhance Manitoba communities in the spirit of sports excellence and goodwill.