You believe the frail, wide-eyed, cold dust covered little lad inside the Martha Piper fountain is another pre-finals induced hallucination. But still, you approach it slowly, about to offer your puffer to the poor soaking and freezing thing.
Hockey Helps the Homeless has been helping address homelessness across Canada since 1996 but only entered the scene in Vancouver in 2008. The tournament coordinates former professional hockey players or Olympians as ‘star power’ to play alongside amateurs as a fundraiser.
Hundreds in orange crowd the steps in front of UBC’s Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) for the Intergenerational March to commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day.