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Hockey Canada is hiring a new “director of maltreatment, harassment and abuse” to improve safety within the organization following intense public scrutiny over its handling of sexual assault allegations.
The sport’s national governing body posted the new job on Thursday and said it would include overseeing the introduction of an “independent and confidential complaint mechanism,” according to the posting.
“Hockey Canada’s goal is to create a sport culture and environment that is free from all forms of maltreatment and harm,” the job posting said.
Hockey Canada says it’s looking for someone to lead the development of a “multi-year” mistreatment strategy and lead the creation of a new reporting and tracking system to capture allegations of wrongdoing at all levels of hockey from grassroots to the…