Sponsors skate away from Hockey Canada over sexual assault allegations

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Tim Hortons is joining Telus, Scotiabank, and Canadian Tire as the latest company to stop sponsoring Hockey Canada, over how the organization handled sexual assault allegations against some players.

Along with the string of financial blows from companies, the Canadian government also earlier froze federal funding to Hockey Canada, as the organization remains embroiled in a firestorm of scrutiny.

As Mike Drolet reports, there are doubts Hockey Canada’s culture will change.

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