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Hockey Canada introduces new jersey to mark organization’s 100th anniversary

A commemorative jersey is pictured at Hockey Canada's news conference in Toronto on Thursday, June 26, 2014 to launch their 100th anniversary celebration plans.

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Canada's hockey teams are getting a new look next season.

Hockey Canada unveiled new a centennial jersey that will be worn by the men's, women's and sledge hockey teams as the organization marks its 100th anniversary.

The jersey was introduced at Toronto's MasterCard Centre as Hockey Canada kicked off a cross-country exhibition tour.

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The tour is partially funded by $3 million from the federal Department of Canadian Heritage through its Commemorate Canada Program.

It features a 1,900 square metre caravan with interactive exhibits, and will officially begin in Ottawa July 1.

The tour will visit 100 communities before finishing next May next year.

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