$10k to Timmins North Stars for Championship Tournament

Mayor Boileau and Mike Kentish, MAT Tourism Grant Committee representative, presented a check for $10,000 to Timmins Minor Hockey Association and Timmins North Stars for the U13AA Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) Minor Hockey Championships, which took place on April 18-21 in Timmins.

A total of 260 visitors chose to stay in local hotels for three nights, contributing to a boost in tourism dollars spent in the city. The tournament is the culminating event for teams in the Ontario Hockey Federation. Teams from the Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario (ALLIANCE), Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL), Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA), Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) gathered to crown the provincial champions.

For more information, contact Noella.Rinaldo@Timmins.ca or 705-360-2600 x 7081.

About the MAT Fund

The MAT Fund, administered by the TEDC, offers strategic investment and funding to promote and grow the tourism industry in the City of Timmins. Find more information at timminsedc.com/mat-fund/.

About the TEDC

The TEDC is the city’s non-profit community economic development team. We facilitate and support economic and social activity that creates jobs, diversifies the economy and improves quality of life.

Land Acknowledgement

The TEDC acknowledges that we are located on the traditional Lands of Mattagami First Nation, Flying Post First Nation, and Matachewan First Nation, home to many Ojibway, Cree, Oji-Cree, Algonquin and Métis people. We also acknowledge that we are situated in Treaty 9 territory (also known as the James Bay Treaty), which is steeped in the rich Indigenous history of many First Nations, Metis and Inuit People.