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Oct 21, 2020 | Mark Holmes | 539 views
Reminder: Infection control and social distancing measures are still in effect
This is another reminder that there are behaviours that need to be followed during this COVID19 pandemic. Regardless of your view of the pandemic, the rules outlined by the EECC and the Southwest Public Health have been clearly outlined and need to be followed.

The EECC recently reported another incident of players spitting on the benches. It is obvious that we are still in a pandemic. This behaviour is not permitted and will be strictly enforced.

We are all aware that the COVID19 virus is transmitted through droplets, and can remain on surfaces for some time. As such, the discharging of saliva in any way either through spitting or rinsing of a player's mouth will not be tolerated. Please consider the risk factors present for a staff member at the complex that has to clean up someone else's mess. 

The coaches of the teams involved in this most recent incident have been notified and instructed to let their players know that their ice time privileges have been suspended by the EECC until Monday November 2, 2020.

This should serve as a notice to all players and families, that we need to be on our best behaviour if we are to continue to have ice time privileges at the EECC. The behaviours of a few, cannot jeopardize the opportunities given to the rest of our families.

Thank you all for understanding, and your efforts thus far.

Tim Hortons
The Timbits Minor Sports Program is a community-oriented sponsorship program for children four to eight years old who participate in local house league sports teams. The program's philosophy is not based on winning or losing - but on learning a new sport, making new friends, and just taking time out to be a kid. Tim Hortons currently sponsors over 200,000 children who play on hockey, soccer, lacrosse, t-ball, baseball and ringette teams across Canada and in the United States. Each sponsored team is supplied with Timbits Minor Sports jerseys or T-shirts. Timbits hockey teams are often given the opportunity to play on-ice scrimmages during intermissions at Junior, American Hockey League (AHL) and National Hockey League (NHL) games.