Highlights / Don Cherry

International, Society

And now for something completely different–sports in 2019

Looking back on 2019–a year lacking Olympics, another year missing a Canadian-based Stanley Cup champion, a year with a less than stellar performance by the Canadians at the Women’s World Cup of Soccer. What are we left with? How about »

Society

Calgary Flames coach facing allegations of racism

For the second time in less than a month, hockey is back in the headlines for–what staunch supporters will tell you–are all the wrong reasons. In what seems like a heartbeat ago, everybody was venting–pro or con–about the firing of »

Arts & Entertainment, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

The sports-Remembrance Day poppy controversy continues: Don Cherry

Fired amid accusations of racism, a rally and online petition of support underway It began with a television rant that appeared to target immigrants to Canada. Longtime hockey coach and commentator Don Cherry has been a feature on the much »

Society

Deconstructing Don Cherry’s departure: what the heck just happened here?

As we reported yesterday, Canada’s own very own version of Archie Bunker has exited, and it sure didn’t go unnoticed across Canada–making front page news across the country. Don Cherry finally rolled snake eyes Saturday night, going after newcomers to »

Immigration & Refugees, Society

Don Cherry fired for poppy comments

He’s gone! Canadians are a pretty laid back tribe except, of course, when it comes to hockey, something that tends to bring out passions that we sublimate away from the rink or game. And nobody’s better at bringing out those »