Return to Hockey – UPDATE

Good Morning Blast Family I hope this letter finds you all well and enjoying Family Day.  As promised here is an update on what is happening regarding a return to hockey. The city has delayed the opening of all arenas as a decision has been made to use 4 arenas as vaccination hubs.  Our arena…

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Return to Hockey

February 11, 2021 Good Morning Blast Family The Ontario Government has begun to plan the reopening of the province in the days and weeks to come.  February 16th is the next date we expect to see an update for our region as it pertains to their reopening plans.  As most of you have undoubtedly heard…

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January Lockdown

January 8, 2021 Good Day Blast Family The Province has extended the lockdown, hence halting hockey programming until January 23, 2021. Your NCMHA Board is working on all possible scenarios and will communicate further as we work through this very challenging time. Hockey programming had normally been cancelled through the March break, but in light of…

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Ontario Lockdown

Happy Holidays Blast Family, I wish I was sending this out with better news, however as most of you have already heard the Ontario Government is putting our district into a 2 week lockdown commencing December 26th.  As such our hockey season will have a delayed start to Block 2.  Our new program start date…

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Participation in Multiple Leagues – NOHA Communication

Date: December 16, 2020  To: NOHA Membership  From: Sue Shepherdson  Re: Participation in Multiple Leagues The NOHA has recently received inquiries about participating in multiple leagues/cohorts. Ontario Regulation 364/20 provides the rules that are to be followed in the COVID-19 pandemic  (O. Reg. 364/20: RULES FOR AREAS IN STAGE 3 (ontario.ca)). Specifically, see below the…

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Registration Now Open for Part 2

Good day Blast Family! We are pleased to let you know that registration for Part 2 of the 2020/2021 season is now open. Please go to www.ncmha.net/registration to complete player registration for your child(ren). In order to allocate teams and ice times for the second part of the season, we are requesting that ALL registrations be completed by…

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Updating Availability in TeamSnap

Dear NCMHA Members, The city is no longer asking people to sign in at arena entrances.  They have indicated that individual user groups are now solely responsible for all contact tracing of their participants.  This means that it is increasingly important that all players and team staff update their availability prior to all ice times. …

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Apparel Christmas Orders

Hello Blast family! It’s not too late to purchase your Blast apparel in time for the holidays. Our apparel supplier OutRival has listed a deadline date of December 1st, 2020 for Christmas orders. Orders received after that date cannot be guaranteed in time for Christmas. Apparel can be purchased online anytime through the OutRival website…

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Arena Guidelines

Hello Parents, Some of you are surely thinking that we are taking the city’s arena guidelines too far with respect to our recent enforcement message.  It has just come to our attention that Valley East Minor Hockey Association has not taken it quite as seriously.  Arena staff had to kick out a substantial number of…

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Return to Hockey

Good Evening Blast Family The first thing I would like to say is Thank You for your support and understanding. The decision to pause was not an easy one for your board to make but as stated earlier based on the uncertainty going into the weekend regarding the exposure we feel confident in our decision. The…

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