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Ontario and the Stanley Cup
Hockey is Canada’s national sport, and there is nothing more synonymous with hockey than the Stanley Cup. The tradition, the aura and the respect it...
A night out at the Gardens
Before the opening of the now-iconic Maple Leaf Gardens, the hockey team after whom the building was named played its games in Arena Gardens. Also...
Sport matters: The value of sport to society
No account of Ontario’s heritage would be complete without some understanding of the ways in which Ontarians have engaged in sport. In every time period...
Resources: Ontario's sport heritage
On the shelf Hot Foot: Walter Knox’s Remarkable Life as a Professional in an Amateur World, by David Town, Friesen Press, 2014.Puckstruck: Distracted, Delighted and...
Sport heritage by the numbers
By the record book 3.3 seconds: Combined run advantage that secured Anne Heggtveit’s gold medal in alpine skiing at the 1960 Olympics in Squaw Valley...
Aboriginal athletes: Competing for recognition
When people are asked to think of a famous Aboriginal athlete in Canada, they likely often think of Tom Longboat, the Onondaga runner from the...
Disability in sport
In August 2015, 12 days after the Pan American Games have concluded, the Golden Horseshoe will host the Parapan American Games. These parallel Games for...
Stick handling: The evolution of an icon
It has been written that culture is geography. In the case of Ontario’s reign as king of the wooden hockey stick, the geography of the...