Hockey Cares is a cultural exchange program created to foster positive relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth in Canada. Through a shared love of hockey, the program provides youth with the opportunity to play hockey, create friendships, and experience life in a new community. The youth build strong relationships with one another and make positive cross-cultural connections.
The upcoming 2022 Hockey Cares Program will include youth from Oakville, ON and Attawapiskat, ON. The exchange will occur in Oakville in July and Attawapiskat in November.
To be considered as a Hockey Cares participant, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Additionally, participants from southern communities must: