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Mandatory Gender Identity Training for ALL Team Officials
Submitted By Web Admin on Tuesday, June 27, 2017
The Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) is pleased to announce the launch of a new training module for team officials, to support trans-inclusive hockey in Ontario, Understanding Discrimination based on Gender Identity and Gender Expression Training. 

This is for all team staff members and the directive for this is coming from the Human Rights Commission.

This is for ALL team staff members so please read more for the history and details.




There are two modules which will educate team officials on this important topic. For team officials already assigned to a team, completion of these modules will be a required by October 1, 2017. For team officials named within a month of or after October 1, they will have 30 days to complete both modules.



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Mandatory Gender Identity Training for Team Officials

Submitted By ALLIANCE Hockey on Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Toronto, ON - The Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) is pleased to announce the launch of a new training module for team officials, to support trans-inclusive hockey in Ontario, Understanding Discrimination based on Gender Identity and Gender Expression Training. 

There are two modules which will educate team officials on this important topic. For team officials already assigned to a team, completion of these modules will be a required by October 1, 2017. For team officials named within a month of or after October 1, they will have 30 days to complete both modules.

“The Ontario Hockey Federation is proud to be at the forefront of trans-inclusive sport and is glad to be working with Hockey Northwestern Ontario and Hockey Eastern Ontario through is process,” said Tony Foresi, OHF President.

This process started in 2013, when a complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario was filed against Hockey Canada alleging discrimination in services based on gender identity.

Understanding Discrimination based on Gender Identity and Gender Expression Training for Team Officials

The Ontario Hockey Federation, Hockey Eastern Ontario, and Hockey Northwestern Ontario are ready to roll out the Understanding Discrimination based on Gender Identity and Gender Expression and a Guide to the Dressing Room Policy and Confidentiality Statement modules for all team officials, which is a mandatory requirement to be approved to a roster for the 2017-18 season.

All team officials will require an eHockey account in the Hockey Canada Registry (HCR) in order to register for and complete the two Modules. Once completed, notification will be posted to the team officials’ member profile on the HCR.

The first step in completing the training is to ensure all team officials have an eHockey account, in order to sign up for the required clinic. If you do not have an existing eHockey account, click here to create an account now.

Transgender Inclusiveness Training For Team Officials

Team officials will be responsible for registering for the Understanding Discrimination based on Gender Identity and Gender Expression and a Guide to the Dressing Room Policy and Confidentiality Statement modules. Upon registering for the clinic, team officials will receive an email with instructions for completing the modules.

Please make note of the following requirements before proceeding to registration.

·         Supported Devices - Mac/PC Desktop Computers only / No phones or iPads

·         Required Software - Adobe Flash 10.3 or later and a modern web browser (Explorer, FireFox or Chrome).

·         Completion of both modules are required to receive credit.

·         Your username and password to launch the online program will be the same as your Ehockey account

To register for the Gender Identity and Expression course, please click here

If you are having technical difficulties please review thFAQ document.

Questions related to the content of the modules can be directed to the OHF Office, email: [email protected]

Questions related to technical issues, can be directed to 226-533-9073 or 226-533-9071

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