Girls face barrier to ice time, hockey association says

The Vancouver Girls Ice Hockey Association says an old rule may be keeping some girls from hitting the ice.
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It's World Girls Hockey Weekend, an international event that encourages young girls to take up Canada's national game.

But the Vancouver Girls Ice Hockey Association is using the occasion to draw attention to a rule it says may be keeping some girls from hitting the ice.

The CBC's Matthew Black files this video report.

With files from the CBC's Matthew Black

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