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Grades 10-12 students, male and female, from Eastern Commerce and Pearson C.I. played a hockey game as a culmination of a successful partnership between Toronto Police, TDSB and the National Hockey League Players Association. This program, called Goals and Dreams, has enabled new Canadians and students who would never have had the opportunity to experience hockey to be able to meet weekly to learn skills, have the appropriate equipment and play hockey.

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Bilal Rahaman, 16, a grade 11 student at Pearson C.I., celebrates with a teammate after his team scored a goal at Ted Reeve Arena in Toronto on March 5, 2014. Grades 10-12 students, male and female, from Eastern Commerce and Pearson C.I. played a hockey game as a culmination of a successful partnership between Toronto Police, TDSB and the National Hockey League Players Association. This program, called Goals and Dreams, has enabled new Canadians and students who would never have had the opportunity to experience hockey to be able to meet weekly to learn skills, have the appropriate equipment and play hockey.

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Hailey Caster smiles as she is about to step onto the ice at Ted Reeve Arena in Toronto on March 5, 2014 for her first ever game of hockey.

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Members of the team from Pearson C.I. celebrate a goal at Ted Reeve Arena in Toronto on March 5, 2014.

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Members of the team from Pearson C.I. celebrate a goal at Ted Reeve Arena in Toronto on March 5, 2014.

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A player waits on defence while Toronto Police officer, Lesley Zimmer drops the puck to begin play again at Ted Reeve Arena in Toronto on March 5, 2014.

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A new hockey player waits on defence during a game at at Ted Reeve Arena in Toronto on March 5, 2014. Grade 10-12 students, male and female, from Eastern Commerce and Pearson C.I. played a hockey game as a culmination of a successful partnership between Toronto Police, TDSB and the National Hockey League Players Association. This program, called Goals and Dreams, has enabled new Canadians and students who would never have had the opportunity to experience hockey to be able to meet weekly to learn skills, have the appropriate equipment and play hockey. (Photo by Peter Power/The Globe and Mail)

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Yusuf Rahaman, 18, a grade 12 student at Pearson C.I. at Ted Reeve Arena, shakes hand with other students at the end of a hockey game in Toronto on March 5, 2014. Grade 10-12 students, male and female, from Eastern Commerce and Pearson C.I. played a hockey game as a culmination of a successful partnership between Toronto Police, TDSB and the National Hockey League Players Association. This program, called Goals and Dreams, has enabled new Canadians and students who would never have had the opportunity to experience hockey to be able to meet weekly to learn skills, have the appropriate equipment and play hockey.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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