In 2017, Sue Heddle founded Hockey Cares as a way to bring Indigenous youth and Non-Indigenous youth together. Through hockey as a shared passion, participating youth learn about each other as individual people, their cultures, realities of life and get a chance to listen to one another’s personal stories.


2020 marks the fourth time Hockey Cares will enable this life changing opportunity for young people and we want to make sure that everyone who may be interested gets a chance to learn more about how they can participate, volunteer or donate to this amazing initiative.


Hockey Cares – A Project Of True North Aid


If you aren’t familiar with Hockey Cares, here’s what you need to know as we embark on another exciting year.


1. On February 13, 2020 you can attend a Parent Info Night to learn more about how your 15U (born 2006) child can take part in this year’s exchange.



2. Even if you don’t have a child that fits the age criteria, you can still get involved!...

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Tree lighting ceremonies in Oakville are an excellent way to kick off the holiday season and spend some time as a family. It’s always heartwarming and uplifting to see our wonderful Oakville community come together and revel in holiday cheer, beautiful décor and twinkling lights.


If you’ve never been to an Oakville tree lighting ceremony before, keep in mind that it is a popular event. Plan to arrive well before the ceremony starts. Thankfully, each tree lighting event that is happen is located in a great area in Oakville so arriving early will also give you a chance to check out the local area, maybe have dinner and do some shopping.


Where To Find Tree Lighting Ceremonies In Oakville?


Keep reading for details on the three ceremonies happening in Oakville.

  1. Downtown Oakville Tree Lighting Ceremony & Holiday Market

Date: Friday, November 15th from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

For those who want to spend more time in Downtown Oakville for the holidays, their Christmas Cheer events...

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