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BREAKING: Massive Development in the 2018 Team Canada Junior Scandal

Published February 28, 2024 at 2:32 PM

The 2018 World Junior Championship is now infamously linked with a scandal involving five of Team Canada's players. Earlier today, there's been another significant update.

WJC 2018 Scandal: Five Charged Players Granted a Trial by Jury


In the latest turn of events, the request for a jury trial by the five players involved in the scandal has been officially approved.

Five former members of Canada's 2018 world junior hockey team who have been charged with s*** a*** will have a trial by jury, The Globe and Mail reports.

The players, whose request for a jury trial was granted Tuesday, will be tried together as a group.

It will be several months at least before a trial date is scheduled.

«Earlier this week, all five players selected a trial by jury and they are confident that jurors drawn from the community will decide this case fairly and impartially after hearing all the evidence and testimony,» lawyers representing the accused players wrote Globe journalist Robyn Doolittle in a joint statement.

The journey to the trial is expected to be lengthy, but we will keep you informed as the case progresses.

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