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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 15 2021

The BC Hockey League has been granted permission by the Provincial Health Office (PHO) to play a shortened 2020-21 season beginning the first week of April.

The PHO said it has approved the BCHL’s proposal for a safe return to play under its COVID-19 Safety Plan.

The league will operate in a “pod” model where three to four teams will play each...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 07 2021

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League worked its very best to try to get a hockey season in during a pandemic.

However, following the recent decision by BC Provincial Health to extend the province-wide ban on social gatherings and events, indefinitely, due to the citing concerns of the growing number of COVID-19 variant cases, the league announced Saturday the cancellation of its...

by Contributor on Saturday Jan 30 2021

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s (KIJHL) Revelstoke Grizzlies have ceased operations for the remainder of the 2020/21 season after members of the organization tested positive for COVID-19.

On Tuesday, January 26th, the Grizzlies became aware of a potential COVID-19 contact that occurred through a team player’s place of employment. In accordance with KIJHL...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 10 2021

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League remains committed to its goal for providing a season despite of the recent Provincial Health Order extension to February 5, 2021 limiting sports activities and travel.

KIJHL Commissioner Jeff Dubois said the league remains hopeful of resuming regular season play at that time and will continue with preparations to award the Teck Cup to our...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 05 2021

In a prepared statement Tuesday, the BC Hockey has announced the cancellation of the 2021 Cyclone Taylor Cup and 2021 Coy Cup.

The Cyclone Taylor Cup is BC Hockey’s Junior B Championship which features league winners from the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), the Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL), the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) along with a host...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 14 2020

In a media release Monday, the BC Seniors Games Society (BCSGS) in consultation with the 2021 Greater Victoria Host Society have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 55+ BC Games.

The Games were to run September 14-18, 2021 in Victoria.

Because of the ongoing public health concerns due to the pandemic, the Games will be postponed until...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Dec 04 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has decided to postpone its 2020-21 season until the New Year.

In a statement sent out by the league Friday, the KIJHL said the decision comes after the recent Provincial Health Orders, first posted on November 19th as well as additional restrictions put in place on December 3rd.

“In light of ongoing...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 22 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has provided an update on league operations following the Provincial Health Order issued on November 19th and the subsequent policy clarification provided by Viasport on November 20th:

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, the KIJHL has made the health and safety of our athletes, staff, volunteers, billet families...

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