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Antigonish Town Council congratulated Telus Cup Champions Cape Breton West Islanders

The Cape Breton West Islanders celebrated a banner year after winning the 2017 Telus Cup in Prince George B.C., resulting in congratulations for the town of Antigonish. At last evenings town council meeting, Mayor Laurie Boucher and council extended regards to the team, of which 9 players are from the Antigonish area.

Boucher says watching the team advance all the way to the finals resulted in a great deal of community pride across through the region, and across the province:


Boucher says that after the host team was eliminated from the tournament, many locals in the Prince George area latched onto the West Islanders during the final rounds because of the sportsmanship displayed by the team.