Timmins Minor Hockey Secures $17k Grant for 2024 Tournament of Champions

Mike Kentish from the TEDC MAT Tourism Fund Committee, and Mayor Boileau presented the check for $17,000 at the Archie Dillion Sportsplex Arena, on Friday, April 5, 2024 surrounded by members of the Timmins North Stars and Timmins Minor Hockey.

The funds supported the organization with costs directly related to hosting the 2024 Tournament of Champions over two weekends in March and April. The tournament brought 17 teams and over 1100 visitors to Timmins.

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.