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Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Society

Black history month: Royal Canadian mint special coin

Another colour barrier was broken in professional sports on January 12, 1958, and once again that barrier was broken in Canada. That was the date that Fredericton New Brunswick’s Willie O’Ree took to the ice in a National Hockey League» 

Society

Toronto Raptors honour Kobe Bryant

The news of Kobe Bryant’s death sent shock waves around the world. The Los Angeles Lakers star, Bryant, along with his daughter Gianna, and 7 others passed away in a helicopter accident yesterday. During a game between the Toronto Raptors» 

Society

Canoe federation clears Laurence Vincent Lapointe for competition

The International Canoe Federation has cleared Canadian sprint canoeist Laurence Vincent Lapointe for a return to competition. “After taking into consideration scientific expert evidence provided by Ms Vincent Lapointe’s legal team, and also the miniscule traces of ligandrol found in» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

 History Canada: Nov 26,1917, birth of the NHL

The National Hockey league is one of the world’s best known and longest lasting professional sports leagues. After an internal squabble with the Toronto owner of the “Blueshirts” in the small existing National Hockey Association, the other team owners suspended» 

L-R: Terry Haig, Levon Sevunts, Marc Montgomery

International, Politics, Society, The Link

The LINK Online, Nov 22, 23,24, 2019

Your hosts, Terry, Levon, Marc   (video of show at bottom) Trudeau taps former top diplomat to deal with discontent in Western Canada In the October general election in Canada, the Liberals under Justin Trudeau were re-elected, but this time in» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Hockey history (land and pond) for sale

Birthplace of hockey can be yours for C$1.38 million Canada is of course, hockey mad.  It’s been that way since, well, before Canada was a country, and it is all believed to have started on a large pond near Windsor» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

Richest rugby contract ever: Star player comes to Canada

While the sport of rugby enjoys massive international media attention elsewhere around the world, that’s not really the case in North America That may change somewhat in Canada as the Toronto Wolfpack team has just signed star player Sonny Bill» 

International, Society

Rugby World Cup: Canada still struggling

The desire is there, the effort is there, the will to win is there, but Canada’s rugby team is being completely overwhelmed by the competition. After just barely squeaking into the World Cup competition, Canada was placed in a group» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Canada humbled at Rugby World Cup

In spite of their spirit and determination, Canada may not have been expected to do well at the international championship, especially as the Canadian team struggled to even make the event, squeaking into the last spot. After being clobbered by» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

Canadian Olympic star hopes to compete with U.S team

Canada’s two-time gold medal bobsleigh winner, is planning now to try to join the U.S team. Calgary’s Kaillie Humphries, 34, won Olympic gold in 2010 and 2014 and bronze in 2018 in the women’s two-person bobsleigh. Last August she filed»