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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau floats idea of replacing scandal-plagued Hockey Canada

Justin Trudeau says the federal government isn't in the business of creating organizations. But as scandal-plagued Hockey Canada continues to vigorously defend its leadership amid a landslide of criticism over the national organization's handling of alleged sexual assaults -- and how money was paid out to settle lawsuits -- the prime minister swung the door open on that possibility Thursday.

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Hockey Canada calls emergency meeting as sponsors pull support

Hockey Canada’s board of directors called an emergency meeting Thursday night under mounting pressure from top corporate sponsors, political leaders and provincial organizations stemming from the group's apparent unwillingness to address its handling of alleged sexual assaults.

From left; Tim Hortons, Skip The Dishes, Canadian Tire logos (from left, THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson; Skip The Dishes; THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)