June 2, 2023

A former Québec Main Junior Hockey League participant has filed a class-action lawsuit price greater than $15 million towards the league and its groups for alleged hazing.

Carl Latulip performed in Quebec’s high junior league from 1994 to 1996 and claims to have been abused throughout two-team hazing rituals.

Latulip, 45, says skilled Chicoutimi Saguenéens gamers compelled him to strip and masturbate in entrance of teammates on the staff bus, with the complete information of the coaches.

His class motion assertion states that he was later offered to the Drummondville Voltigeurs and abused by members of that staff throughout hazing rituals.

A category motion request was filed Tuesday in Quebec, and a Quebec Supreme Courtroom choose should authorize the case earlier than it may be heard.

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The applying targets the Quebec league, its member franchises and its umbrella group, the Canadian Hockey League, and seeks $650,000 in damages for Latulippe and $15 million to be divided amongst different alleged victims.

The category motion lawsuit seeks to signify “all hockey gamers who have been abused whereas underage and enjoying within the Quebec Main Junior Hockey League starting July 1, 1969.”

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