Hockey Canada faces revolt over its handling of sexual assault allegations. Here’s what to know

In April, a woman filed a $3.55-million lawsuit against Hockey Canada, the CHL and the eight CHL players, who included members of Canada’s under-20 men’s junior hockey team. The plaintiff, identified as E.M. in court records, said she was repeatedly assaulted while intoxicated in a hotel room following a 2018 Gala and Golf event, the largest annual fundraiser for the Hockey Canada Foundation that also honoured the gold medal-winning junior team. The woman, who is now 24, also stated that Hockey Canada was made aware of the alleged assaults, but it failed to investigate or sanction the players involved. None of the players were named and the parties settled the case.

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