A 16-year-old Halifax hockey player who was called the N-word on the ice three years ago says he has again been subjected to racial slurs, this time during a recent tournament in Charlottetown.
Mark Connors, who is Black, is a goalie with the Halifax Hawks U18 AA team. He said the N-word was directed at him again during the first game he played in the Falcons Early Bird Tournament, which was held Nov. 18-21.
“Some of the younger kids in the stands were calling me a racial slur, one guy said Halifax has a n—-r for a goalie,” said Connors. “In the third period they kept on talking,
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