Legal Eagles and Legislators Take To The Rink

first_img Forget the hallowed court rooms and legislative chambers; thelegal minds that usually populate them are taking it to the rink!The hockey rink that is. Nova Scotia Crown attorneys, criminal defence lawyers, judges andMLAs are facing off this weekend (April 16-17) at the HalifaxForum in the first annual Glube Cup Charity Hockey Tournament — a hockey tournament that promises to be like no other. Teams will battle to see who rules on the ice, with the winnertaking home the Glube Cup — named in honour of recently retiredNova Scotia Chief Justice Constance Glube. A non-perishable food item or a cash donation to Feed Nova Scotiais the cost of admission. “It’s all for fun and for a good cause,” says tournamentorganizer Frank Hoskins, Halifax chief Crown attorney. “We wantto take our spirit of collegiality and friendly competition anduse it to help others. “The only real winner here is Feed Nova Scotia. But, the judgesare rumoured to have the best bench,” he laughs. Last year in a one-game effort, Crown attorneys and defencelawyers faced off. The game ended in a tie but everybody had somuch fun they decided to expand the event into a weekendtournament. And next year, Mr. Hoskins says, the event will beeven bigger with a total of 10 teams on the slate. Spectators are welcome. The tournament gets underway at 6 p.m.Saturday, April 16, with judges and MLAs facing off. At 7:30 p.m.Crown attorneys play defence lawyers. On Sunday evening theconsolation game begins at 6 p.m. with teams vying for thirdplace. At 7:30 p.m. the championship game gets underway. TheGlube Cup will be awarded at the end of the game. PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICES–Legal Eagles and Legislators Take ToThe Rinklast_img

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