ASHL UPDATE: Lower Mainland Locations

November 20th, 2020

VANCOUVER, B.C. — The Province of British Columbia’s Provincial Health Officer (PHO), Dr. Bonnie Henry, announced the introduction of new public health measures that took immediate effect as of 12:01 a.m. on November 19th.

These restrictions enable gameplay to occur within the Province, however, restrictions on travel remain in effect for the purposes of prospective participants travelling to play sports. To that effect, the ASHL is working closely with Public Health officials and viaSport with respect to these travel restrictions and how they may impact our ability to resume the ASHL Fall ’20 season.

As such, the ASHL Fall ’20 season at our Burnaby (Scotia Barn), Langley, and North Vancouver locations remains on hold while we seek to clarify additional information about these restrictions. Updates will continue to be made available through as more information becomes available.

In the meantime, please reference our frequently asked questions below.

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Are Canlan locations still open at this time?
▪ Yes, our Burnaby (Scotia Barn), Langley, and North Vancouver locations are still open and available for rentals for practices, skill sessions, or training. Please click here to inquire about ice rentals at any of our three locations in the Lower Mainland.

Do these restrictions impact the ASHL in Armstrong, B.C.?
▪ At this point games will continue to be played as scheduled at our Armstrong location. Enhanced health and safety screening measures and cleaning protocols remain in effect as we continue our Winter ’20/21 season.

When will our season be able to resume in the Lower Mainland?
▪ We continue to work with public health officials and viaSport to determine resumption scenarios. Participants will be informed with any relevant updates as they become available.

What will happen with postponed games?
▪ We’re currently assessing a number of different scenarios, including but not limited to: Re-scheduling postponed games within the window of time to the end of the calendar year; or Extending the season into January to accommodate any necessary games. Additional information will be provided to ASHL teams as soon as one as a scenario is put into action.

Additional updates will be provided through this page. We appreciate your patience in the meantime and look forward to safely welcoming you back to Canlan Ice Sports in the near future.