UPDATE: U Sports has officially cancelled their national championship tournaments in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Official statement from Lisette Johnson-Stapley, U Sports’ Chief Sport Officer:
“As proud partner of Hockey Canada, we understand how difficult a decision this was to make. We understand the disappointment felt by our student-athletes, coaches, officials and wonderful hosts however the decision was made with the best interest of all participants in mind.”
U Sports has told The Concordian that all of its national championships will go forward, and that the organization is in close contact with Public Health Officials across the country.
Official statement from the organization: