CJHL Virtual AGM recap

Release Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021

CJHL Virtual AGM recap

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Tuesday some of the key points from its recently completed Annual General Meeting, which was held virtually with each of its nine-member league commissioners and/or presidents.

The AGM finalized the appointment of Robert Mazzuca (NOJHL) as chairman of the board, along with Marty Savoy (OJHL) and Ryan Bartoshyk (AJHL) serving as vice-chairs as well as Bill Chow (SJHL) returning in his role as treasurer and Brent Ladds as CJHL president.

Other items of interest from the AGM included:

  • The CJHL will partner with Simplicity Consultants, out of Nova Scotia, to develop a go-forward blueprint for the CJHL’s future.
  • The CJHL Executive Board ratified its proposed Hockey Canada Agreement, which was developed in conjunction with Hockey Canada, and awaits their final approval, to ensure a true a partnership with the country’s national governing body and its members.
  • Discussion and a proposed time table were presented on new initiatives developed by the CJHL’s Player Safety and Communications’ committees in order to improve and create consistency in both areas.
  • The announcement was made of the dates for the 2022 Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, which will be hosted by Estevan Bruins (SJHL), May 20-29, 2022.
  • It was also released that Cornwall, Ont., will host the 2021 World Junior A Challenge, December 12-18 of this year.
  • The CJHL Board will focus on new initiatives being brought forward in June in response to recommendations from their newly created Player Education Committee as well as the CJHL Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

ABOUT THE CJHL: The Canadian Junior Hockey League consists of nine sanctioned Jr. A Leagues across the country and boasts 117 member teams along with over 2,500 players.

For further information, contact

Brent Ladds
Canadian Junior Hockey League
ladds@cjhlhockey.com (Email)

Tom Annelin
Director of Communications
Canadian Junior Hockey League
annelin@cjhlhockey.com (Email)