On June 25, 2012, Hockeyfest Incorporated ("Hockeyfest") commenced a
legal action against the Grand River Conservation Authority (the
"GRCA") arising out of the GRCA's unlawful cancellation of its
contract with Hockeyfest for the use of the Brant Conservation Area
for the 2012 Hockeyfest Music Festival ("Hockeyfest 2012") to be held
between June 1, 2012 and June 3, 2012.
Hockeyfest has claimed damages from the GRCA in order to host a
replacement festival for ticket-holders or to return all amounts paid
for tickets. Hockeyfest recognizes and shares the tremendous
dissatisfaction of its ticket holders due to the postponement of
As a not-for-profit corporation the illegal actions of the GRCA has
placed Hockeyfest in a position where it is not possible for
Hockeyfest to compensate ticketholder's until such time as
Hockeyfest's action against the GCRA is resolved. Hockeyfest intends
to do everything in its power to regain the trust and support of its
fans. Rather than abandoning its ticket-holders and fans and closing
down Hockeyfest, Hockeyfest has commenced its legal claim against the
GRCA in order to compensate its ticketholders, entertainers and
service providers who have continue to suffer as a result of the
postponement of Hockeyfest 2012. Hockeyfest's #1 commitment it to make
its tickeholders, entertainers and services providers whole.
Hockeyfest remains committed to providing each and every Hockeyfest
2012 ticket holder with a first-class music festival or the return of
all amounts paid for tickets as soon as it possibly can. Hockeyfest
intends to expedite its legal action against the GRCA so as to
compensate its ticket holders as soon as possible and encourages the
GRCA to agree to expedite this proceeding.
Hockeyfest 2012 ticket holders are asked to fill out the form
available here. Please save your tickets as your tickets will be
required for compensation.
By providing the requested information on or before December 31, 2012, Hockeyfest further covenants and agrees to waive any limitations defence that it may have provided that you commence a claim against Hockeyfest within 6 months following the date that Hockeyfest’s claim against the Grand River Conservation Authority is settled, or is resolved by way of a final court order.
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