News and Announcements

VIAHA will be sponsoring a Female “Come Try Hockey” program this spring at Pearkes Recreation Centre. On three Sundays between April 29 and June 3 we are inviting all Female Hockey players between the ages of 5 and 11 years to participate in a fun introduction to the game of hockey.

There is no cost to attend. Participation is permitted at one, two or all three sessions.

Click here for more information about Female Come Try Hockey

If you have any questions please contact karnold@viaha.org

Kristen Arnold,
VIAHA Female Coordinator.

2017/2018 Sooke Minor Hockey Association Awards
Most Inspirational Player Awards

Atom
Atom C1 -Shema Gatari
Atom A -Jayden Barney

Peewee
Peewee C1 -Landen Davidson
Peewee C2 -Coen Brumovsky
Peewee A -Kurtis Hiltz

Bantam
Bantam C1 -Daniel Thompson
Bantam A -Owen Phipps

Midget
Midget C1 -Connor North
Midget A -Steven Piatowski
Midget C Female -Olivia Carello

*Congratulations to all our winners! *
Plaques will be given out at the Sooke Minor Hockey AGM
April 23rd, 7:00pm, Prestige Hotel-Lower Level

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Please join BC Hockey and Sooke & District Minor Hockey Association by wearing your jerseys to show support and respect for the Humboldt Broncos on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Please click here for more information or to make a donation to #JERSEYSFORHUMBOLT

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

MONDAY, APRIL 23rd, 2018

7:00 PM AT THE PRESTIGE HOTEL

FRENCH BEACH SALON –LEVEL ONE

Up for re-election: VP, Treasurer and 11 Directors to fill various positions.

Please send all nominations to the Chair of the Nomination Committee, Dee Vivian, at president@sookeminorhockey.ca.

All those in attendance will be entered to win a free hockey registration for this upcoming season. Limit of one entry per family.

Click here for AGM Agenda
Click here for previous minutes, AGM 2017

General Business: Special Resolutions

Special Resolution #1

Be it resolved by special resolution that the Constitution of the Sooke & District Minor Hockey Association be repealed and that it be replaced with the attached proposed Constitution.

Background:

The new B.C. Societies Act sets out what must be in the constitution of a society. The Act limits a constitution’s contents to the society’s name and its purposes. The present constitution listed these provisions; however, it also had an unalterable provision dealing with the winding up or dissolution of the society. This unalterable provision has been struck from the proposed new constitution and inserted in the Society’s proposed new bylaws as permitted for under the transitioning process to the new Act.

Special Resolution #2

Be it resolved by special resolution that the Bylaws of the Sooke & District Minor Hockey Association be repealed and that they be replaced with the attached set of proposed Bylaws. The new Bylaws shall take effect when the Association’s transition application has been accepted by the B.C. Registrar of Companies.

Background:

Transitioning over to the new B.C. Societies Act represented an opportune time for the Association to thoroughly review its Bylaws. Rather than amend or refine its existing set of Bylaws, the current executive committee chose to craft an entirely new set. Accordingly, the proposed new bylaws:

  1. remove bylaws which are no longer in use or no longer have relevance;
  2. align with the new Act;
  3. fit with the new or emerging needs of the Association; and
  4. enable the Association to enact policies and policy amendments at the board level to facilitate both consistency and adaptability within its governance framework.

Click here for newly proposed constitution
Click here for newly proposed bylaws

For comparison purposes, members can obtain copies of the current Constitution and Bylaws on the Association’s website. Information in regards to B.C.’s new Societies Act and transition can be found online at the following URL:

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/business/not-for-profit-organizations/societies-act-transition

Sooke Minor Hockey 2018/2019 Registration will be held on Monday April 9th and Thursday April 12th 6-8pm.

The registration information and form for the 2018/2019 season has been posted on the website.

You can access the registration information by clicking on the following link, or by going to the website and clicking on REGISTRATION in the menubar at the top.