All posts by Staff Writer

HEROS Launches Surrey Program!

It is hard to find the right words to describe the feeling inside of the Sport Chek this past Monday in Surrey, BC.  HEROS (Hockey Education Reaching Out Society) expanded […]

Aviva Community Fund: Vote For HEROS

HEROS has the great opportunity of being one of the organizations in the running in the Aviva Community Fundraising competition.  Our hockey program for marginalized youth across the country needs YOUR […]

Exclusive Q&A With Renowned Skating Coach Barb Aidelbaum

Barb Aidelbaum is a devoted member of the HEROS family, as a co-founder and part of the HEROS Board of Directors.  Her dedication to not only coaching but to every student she’s […]

5 Things You Should Know About Nutrition For Hockey

One of the most common questions I get asked from parents is if I can talk to their child about nutrition. Every team and player I work with gets educated […]

Aeroplan Member Donation Program supporting our HEROS

Hockey Education Reaching Out Society (HEROS) has teamed up with the Aeroplan Member Donation Program as a great way for our supporters to contribute to the HEROS program. The Aeroplan member […]

HEROS Director Trains NHLers

April 19, 2016  HEROS’ is lead by a Board of Directors who are experts in their field. One of the founding Board Members, Barb Aidelbaum is a professional skating consultant […]

HEROS Scores an NHL Hat-trick

April 7, 2016 HEROS is excited to announce that for the third consecutive year, a HEROS participant has been named winner of the prestigious NHL/Thurgood Marshall Scholarship. Prasanthan Aruchunan is […]

Growing up Canadian

March 24, 2016 Juma Amisi is a young man who has grown up through the Hockey Education Reaching Out Soceity (HEROS) program. When he began with HEROS, Juma was shy, […]

Finding Common Ground

February 17, 2016  Willie O’Ree is a well-known name in the hockey community. The man who broke the colour barrier for professional hockey, Willie’s story has been hailed as a true […]

Kids get big life lessons from the game of hockey

January 7, 2016 | Valerie Fortney | Calgary Herald He was a kid with few prospects, getting into trouble with the police as he flirted with gang life. He was […]

‘Twas the Morning of Christmas — A One Million Skates Hockey Poem

‘TWAS THE MORNING OF CHRISTMAS A One Million Skates Hockey Poem  By Christie Judson   ‘Twas the morning of Christmas, when all through the house every hockey lover was stirring, even […]

HEROS in Ireland

Martina Byrne is a Youth Development Officer with Finglas Youth Service, in the Republic of Ireland. Finglas is one of the most marginalized and socially deprived areas of Dublin. Her […]