As to what Wednesday's Jan 5 announcement by Public Health Nova Scotia MEANS FOR HOCKEY
No Hockey until at least Feb 1:
Sports - Participants and officials in organized sports (recreational, amateur and professional) can practice and train with up to 10 people indoors and up to 25 people outdoors without social distancing. Masks are recommended when you can’t maintain a minimum physical distance of 2 metres (6 feet) from others. Sport games, competitions, tournaments and spectators are not permitted (you also can’t participate in a tournament outside Nova Scotia).
Publci Health Nova Scotia