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2022 AGM Coniston Minor Hockey Association

Coniston Minor Hockey Association is pleased to announce that we will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, July 6th, at 7:30 PM.

The event will be held virtually through Zoom to accommodate everyone. To register and receive your Zoom invite, please register using the following form.

Contact us by filling out the form below.

We look forward to seeing you!

NOHA: OHF Mask Mandate Updates

We received the following email from the NOHA this morning. Please read as this will continue to affect teams and coaches going into any ice times until the OHF has updated it’s guidance.

Good morning,

As you are aware, the Provincial Government no longer requires masks in many settings, which took effect today.

The OHF Return to Hockey Framework presently is in Stage 3, which DOES state that masks are required in dressing rooms and on the benches for bench staff.

While there will be further direction coming from the OHF as early as March 22, please ensure that your Teams are aware that they will need to follow the current directive under the OHF Return to Hockey Framework, which does require masks to be worn as directed above.

Jason Marchand
NOHA Executive Director

For more information on the return to hockey framework, you can find them at the following link.

Tim Hortons NHL Hockey Cards

We are excited to say that starting today (October 27th) our highly anticipated NHL Hockey Cards are back! There are 270 Hockey Cards in this year’s sets including a chance to win rare prize cards like autographed Sidney Crosby cards and Wayne Gretzky tribute cards.  


NEW: Collect To Win has transitioned to in-pack prizing only, with no digital component. With every purchase of a pack of Cards, Hockey Card fans have a chance to find a Golden Collect to Win Prize Card, which can be redeemed by following instructions on the back of the Card. Prizes include: 


·         500 x $50 Tim® Cards 

·         200 x NHL LIVE™ 2021/2022 subscription 

·         100 x Official NHL® Team Bike from™ 

·         5 x Trips to the 2022 Stanley Cup® Final 

·         Airfare, accommodations, and tickets for 2 to a 2021 Stanley Cup® Final game 

·         1 x VIP Trip to Watch an NHL® game and Meet Sidney Crosby 

·         Airfare, accommodations, and tickets for 2 to a 2021 NHL® game, and a VIP meet and greet with Sid after the game! 

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NOHA Officials Clinics

NOHA Officials Clinics

The NOHA has released a second set of officiating clinics to be held in November. If you are interested in officiating, please complete the steps below. If you have any questions, please contact Adam Morell at [email protected].


Step One (aged 18 and over only)

If aged 18 and over, must have valid VSS submitted to [email protected] (PDF scan), if the process has been started, submit receipt to given e-mail address.

If Letter of Engagement is required to obtain VSS, please contact [email protected].


Step Two (all officials who haven’t already completed the program)

Register and complete the Hockey Canada Planning a Safe Return to Hockey E-Learning module


Step Three (new officials only)

Register and complete the Hockey Canada Hockey University E-Learning module

Download the Hockey Canada Rule Book


Step Four (all officials)

Register for an NOHA Webinar

Saturday, November 13, 2021 | 10 AM – new officials only

Monday, November 15, 2021 | 7 PM – new officials only


Saturday, November 13, 2021 | 10 AM – returning officials only

Monday, November 15, 2021 | 7 PM – returning officials only


Step Five (all officials)

Attend your NOHA Webinar


Step Six (new officials only)

Complete Hockey Canada Level 1 Exam (open book)


Step Seven (all officials)

Register for Horizon Web Ref Assigning Software

  1. Visit
  2. Enter the e-mail address you wish to receive assignments at
  3. Enter YOUR first and last name
  4. Enter this Association #: 206009 (disregard the account location)
  5. Select user type as: Official
  6. Personal Note: New Official (Location)
  7. Complete the remaining steps and click Submit Registration


Your Horizon Web Ref account will only become unlocked once all steps are properly completed.


Step Eight (all officials)


Submit Proof of Vaccination in PDF to [email protected] – pictures and screenshots will not be accepted

Condolences to the Sartor Family

Coniston Minor Hockey would like to extend our deepest condolences to the Sartor family. Jimmy spent many years as a coach, executive member and the President of our association. He always had a kind word, and would check in to assure the success of Coniston Minor Hockey. He gave his time, energy and continued support, with donations and contact with the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings to ensure our players benefitted. Jimmy surely will be missed. Rest in peace.

SARTOR, James – Obituary – Sudbury – Sudbury News




NOHA Vaccination Policy Update – October 5, 2021

As we continue to operate through these unprecedented times, please be aware that the NOHA Board of Directors has had multiple discussions since the summer about ways to enable players to continue playing this great game of hockey as safely as possible.

On September 9, 2021, the NOHA announced a COVID-19 Vaccine Policy that required all Participants born in 2009 or earlier to be fully vaccinated to participate in NOHA-sanctioned Programming.

The NOHA Board of Directors amended this policy on September 17, 2021. This decision was based on information from the Provincial Government that exempted Players who are between 12 to 17 years of age to be vaccinated.

Although the COVID-19 situation is ever-evolving, the health and priority of all Participants remains the number one priority of the NOHA. The Executive has continued to review appropriate information and has engaged in communication with legal counsel and various public health authorities, including the Chief Medical Officer of Health for the Province of Ontario, Dr. Moore and his colleague, Dr. Warshafsky. See the enclosed letter from Dr. Moore here.

After carefully considering the evolving public health response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and considering the close contact nature of our game, the NOHA Board of Directors has decided to revert to the NOHA Vaccine Policy dated September 9, 2021, which will require all Players born in 2009 or earlier to be fully vaccinated. The policy has been amended to reflect a new timeline to be fully vaccinated. Click here for the full policy.

Note that the NOHA policy also references On-Ice Officials, Volunteers, Team Officials, however per the direction of the five (5) Public Health Units in the NOHA Territory, these participants must be fully vaccinated by October 14, 2021 in order to enter the facilities in Northern Ontario.

While we understand that there may be disappointment in the change to the NOHA policy, we assure you that the decision is being made in the best interest of all Participants to provide us with the best opportunity to play a full hockey season, without the stops and starts that we encountered for much of the last season.

Should there be anything that the NOHA can do to support you through this difficult period, please do not hesitate to contact your District Council Director.

Letter – NOHA Vaccination Policy October 5, 2021

NOHA Vaccination Policy Version 3 – Updated October 5, 2021

Letter from Chief Medical Officer of Health