Province ap­pears to back league in fight

StarMetro Vancouver - - SPORTS - Kyle Cicerella

Com­mis­sioner David Branch sent a let­ter to the province Mon­day to keep the OHL’S play­ers un­der the ti­tle of am­a­teur ath­letes.

The govern­ment re­sponded on Thurs­day with Min­is­ter of Tourism, Cul­ture and Sport Michael Ti­bollo of­fer­ing sup­port.

“I want you to know that our govern­ment is be­hind you.”

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Com­mis­sioner David Branch has al­ways con­sid­ered OHL play­ers stu­dent-ath­letes.

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