Rowans Law - NEW Mandatory Acknowledgement Form prior to Participation, News (Gananoque Minor Hockey)

PrintNews Article
Rowans Law - NEW Mandatory Acknowledgement Form prior to Participation
Submitted By Administration on Wednesday, August 7, 2019
This is an urgent update regarding the legislative requirements under the implementation of Rowan’s Law by the Government of Ontario as implemented under the Ontario Hockey Federation and The Ministry of Tourism and Sport. It is expected that GMHA -- it's executive, bench staff, volunteers, parents and players comply to the regulations for the 2019/20 hockey season.

What is Rowan’s Law? Rowan Stringer was a 17-year old Ottawa varsity rugby player who died from sustaining multiple concussions resulting in a catastrophic swelling of the brain – second impact syndrome.  

On March 7, 2018, Ontario passed Rowan's Law (Concussion Safety), 2018 and related amendments to the Education Act. However, it is important to understand that this applies to all Sport Organizations, schools, programs and businesses in the province.  This is not a hockey ‘thing’ – it is legislation (Ontario Regulation 161/19) from the Government of Ontario. 

Please read the information on Rowan's Law and the legislative requirements using the following link: Rowan's Law

Please read the information below that pertains to the age of the player and than complete the OHF Rowan's Law Acknowledgement Form.  All Coaches, Volunteers, Parents/Guardians will be asked to complete the form and  it will be collected by an executive member in September. If needed, hard copies can be made available.

Rowan's Law - Ages 10 and Under
Rowan's Law - Ages 11 to 14
Rowan's Law - Ages 15 and Up

OHF Rowan's Law Acknowledgement Form

Thank you for your co-operation.
GMHA Executive 2019=2020
This article has been viewed 1124 times.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 11
    Apr
    Organization
    Gananoque Minor Hockey's Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held Tuesday April 27th. For the second straight year the AGM will be held virtually via Zoom. We will once again have a power point presentation highlighting this past ...
  • 31
    Mar
    Organization
    Your GMHA Executive met this past Monday evening to finalize what has definitely a different and unique season of hockey!! A lot of THANK YOU's are owed to many who allowed our season to be successful. First, to the following local businesses ...
  • 30
    Mar
    Organization
    Last night GMHA held its CA$H Draw. Congratulations to our winners!!!!! $500 Lanny Murphy $500 Dana Webster $500 Steven Stewart $500 Lana Campbell $500 Dustin Jackson $500 Chris Bruder and the winner for the $1000 draw is .....
  • 25
    Mar
    Organization
    Just a reminder that the CA$H Draw is Monday March 29th.   We are still accepting tickets up until Sunday March 28th. Please contact Robb Bowman at [email protected] to make arrangements to drop off your tickets.  Remember you ...
  • 20
    Mar
    Organization
    We almost got there!! GMHA has been informed that Sunday March 21st ice rentals will be the last of the season. The ice is being removed on March 22nd. The executive will be working hard to review the season and determine the next steps. We want ...
  • 16
    Mar
    Organization
    REMINDER that the GMHA CA$H Draw tickets need to be in the GMHA raffle box (located outside the GMHA office -- BLACK box with the flaming "G" on it) no later than March 21st in order for you to have a chance to win!! 
  • 16
    Mar
    Organization
    GMHA received this from The Town today ... Our health unit is experiencing a daily increase in COVID cases. As of yesterday numbers rose enough that would move the health unit from yellow (protect) to orange (restrict). This does have an impact ...
  • 25
    Feb
    Organization
    Welcome back!! Your Executive hopes you have had a successful return to play to date and at this time we wanted to share with you the plan moving forward on a couple of key areas.    1) The Good News: Teams are back on the ice and games have ...
Printed from ganminorhockey.com on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 1:08 AM