Don Cherry’s comments speak to the history of hockey and Canadian identity
Don Cherry speaking his mind, something not many Canadians do, has started a national conversation.
Don’t let the screeching of a few researchers and virtue signalling CEOs stop you from getting out and enjoying nature. Go enjoy the outdoors.
After years of trying to get star guard Andrew Wiggins to suit up for the national team, this time Basketball Canada took the initiative and decided to leave the 5-year pro and former 1st overall pick at home, not even bothering to invite him to camp.
It’s more important to share in the values that sport affirms, and that’s exactly why millions of Canadians lost themselves in the fever of the past few months. We won’t soon forget this run, and we should remember it for all the right reasons.
The benefits of competition means that these players have alternative options. They can ply their trade, improve their skills, gain notoriety, and increase their marketability all while earning professional level salaries.
Perhaps most troubling in this episode is the preemptive erasure of the past in order to mollify expected outrage.