Let us put our faith in Gary Bettman

The government side responds to the NDP’s call for a royal commission on hockey violence.

A spokesperson for Sports Minister Gary Lunn said it is up to the various leagues to police themselves. “We feel it’s a question best left to the leagues and the role of the federal government is to support players and athletes in their development and to support their coaches to make a good training environment for youth,” press secretary Vanessa Schneider said.

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