Canadian Hockey Board Chairman Resigns Amid Fallout Scandal

Canadian Hockey Board Chairman Resigns Amid Fallout Scandal

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CALGARY, Alberta (AP) – Michael Brind’Amour has resigned as the chairman of Hockey Canada’s board of directors amid scrutiny of the organization over its handling of sexual assault allegations against former members of the men’s junior team. .

Hockey Canada announced his retirement in a statement on Saturday.

“I have listened carefully and carefully to the views of Canadians about the culture of our sport and our organization, and about our actions and our leadership,” Brind’Amour said in the statement. “I understand that the measures we have taken in recent weeks are part of the solution.

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