Hockey Day in Canada 2021

Chief Stacey Laforme welcomes Ron MacLean and Hockey Day in Canada to the Mississaugas of Credit First Nation.

By Josh Giles Writer MISSISSAUGAS OF CREDIT FIRST NATION- Ron MacLean may be the face of Hockey Night in Canada, but now he has moved to daytime with the annual Hockey Day in Canada. 2021’s Hockey Day in Canada was on February 13, and was opened up by MacLean as well as Chief Stacey Laforme of Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations. “Welcome to a celebration,” MacLean said in announcing the day “It’s a celebration of the ordinary, the small things that we all share such as the passion for hockey.” MacLean went on to honour Laforme, as well as First Nations peoples and thanked him for his hospitality. He then offered Laforme a pouch of tobacco to burn and say prayers which Laforme happily accepted. After a traditional prayer,…

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