On September 22, the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) announced Saint John as the host city for the 2022 Memorial Cup.
At the CHL’s request, Sébastien Vézina, partner in the Business Law group, sat on the selection committee tasked with analyzing the cities’ applications to host the tournament alongside:
- Dan MacKenzie, President, CHL
- Colin Campbell, Senior Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations, NHL
- Nathalie Cook, Vice President, TSN/RDS at Bell Media
- Nancy Orr, Chief Judge of the Provincial Court of Prince Edward Island
Sébastien Vézina is a partner in Lavery Lawyers’ Business Law group and has extensive experience in the sports and entertainment industry. He provides business and regulatory advice to sports teams, players, agents, owners, senior managers, sponsors, agencies, event promoters, team members and athletes. He frequently assists league operators and team owners with strategic issues relating to their governance.