HEROS News

HEROS Coast to Coast: Victoria

Each week in the heart of B.C.’s capital, two HEROS programs offer inspiration to an amazing group of young players. With their volunteer mentors devoting an immense sense of passion and dedication to the work that they do with HEROS, and in the community, HEROS in...

HEROS’ Inaugural Hockey in the Roundhouse

Each week, in arenas across Canada, inspiration comes in the form of HEROS and SuperHEROS players working past their day-to-day barriers with their teammates and mentors when they lace up their skates – however, last month inspiration took a different form. On...

HEROS’ 4th Annual Hockey in the Harbour

On September 14th, HEROS was thrilled to see an incredible group of partners, donors, and volunteers for another fantastic year of Hockey in the Harbour, with this year’s event being presented by NexGen Energy Ltd. Once again, the event was held at the stunning Pipe...

The Power of Community

“HEROS has brought Jack into a community.” A sign of a great hallmark for a program is its ability to foster connections and bring people together. Beyond the sticks and pucks and the weekly weekend practices, SuperHEROS carves out a space for players to discover...

Answering the Call

When the Edmonton SuperHEROS chapter needed to find someone to lead the program this upcoming season, there wasn’t any question throughout the community on who it should be. Their decision was unanimous. The players needed someone who is dependable and compassionate,...

Family Ties

As proud parents of Rajan, a HEROS player with the Jane and Finch chapter, Rayon and Alissia knew that signing their son up for HEROS was an opportunity that they couldn’t let pass them by – and they’re glad they didn’t. The program has not only provided opportunities...

Getting in the Game – Featuring Carla MacLeod

Inclusion within the game of hockey is a reminder that when we all play together, we all win together. Making an effort to ensure everyone has the opportunity to “get into the game”, giving every player a safe and inclusive space where they can step out of their...

SuperHEROS take flight!

Travelling out of town to play in tournaments is something that hockey players look forward to each season. They feel the anticipation of getting to play in a new arena, against new teams, all while enjoying a whole weekend away with their teammates, playing mini...

Growth and Change: Welcoming Pam Ryan as Board Chair

HEROS is entering an important period of growth and change. This year, with an expanded team we’re launching programs in new communities throughout Canada, we’re creating new community partnerships to continue supporting our HEROS and SuperHEROS players in finding...

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