Race, Space, and Place
Race, Space, and Place
Gentlemen of England vs. Toronto Cricket Club, 1872
Match 2-4 September 1872, at Toronto Cricket Club grounds n. side College st. e. of St. George St.
Article: "No Indians Allowed on Aboriginal Territory at Sun Peaks"
This is an article from the magazine, Canadian Dimension. It describes tensions between Secwepemc, Neskonlith and Adams Lake bands and developers seeking to build Sun Peak recreation facilities for golf and skiing on the traditional territories of…
Skeetchestn Indian Band and Secwepemc Aboriginal Nation v. Registrar of Land Titles, Kamloops, 2000 BCCA 525
This decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal addressed whether a provincial land titles Registrar properly refused to attached a note of "lis pendens" (pending litigation) to the title of land slated to be developed into recreational…
"No Indians Allowed Beyond This Point."
This is a photograph of an Indigenous man holding a sign that says "No Indians beyond this point" on land that is claimed as traditional territory of the Secwepemc nation. The territory in question is called Skwelkwek'welt, and is the high alpine…
Cops and Kids Hockey Program
This is a video about the ProAction Hockey League, which is part of the broader Cops and Kids program run by Toronto Police Services. Members of Toronto's 54 Division coach kids from the Thorncliffe and Flemington Park neighbourhoods in Toronto. The…
"Welcome to Canada" cartoon
This cartoon became a popular Internet meme around 2012-2013. The cartoon features a road sign that says, "Welcome to Canada, where we don't care who you marry so long as you both watch hockey" It speaks to the idea that Canadians are bound…
"The Black Flashes"
This is a photograph of three African Canadian hockey players who played for The Black Flashes from Mount Forest.
"HERE'S A LIST OF SIGNIFICANT HOCKEY RIOTS IN CANADA"
This article outlines a chronological list of significant riots directly related to the outcome of hockey games in Canada.
The "Richard Riot"
From the CBC Digital Archives, online: http://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/the-richard-riot1"Maurice Richard's temper is as fiery as his nickname, and the Rocket is no stranger to the penalty box. The francophone star is frequently at odds with the man…
The milestone Richard Riot
From the CBC Digital Archives, "The milestone Richard Riot", online: http://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/the-milestone-richard-riot "Twenty years later, Maurice Richard and Clarence Campbell ponder the impact of the momentous event that marked both…
Riot at Christie Pits
This is the only known photograph of the riots at Christie Pits in Toronto, 1933. Here is a description of the event provided by The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, online: https://humanrights.ca/riot-christie-pits " On the night of August 16,…
Photo: Secwepemc protect at Sun Peaks development: Where is Your Deed?
This photograph captures part of the Secwepemc protest at Skwelkwek’welt, the traditional alpine region where the Secwepemc engaged in hunting and gathering activities. Skwelkwek’welt is also the site of the Sun Peaks resort. The photo shows a…
Arrests at Skwelkwek'welt
This is a photograph of an Indigenous man being arrested at Skwelkwek'welt, the location of the Sun Peaks resort development. This man and many others were arrested for protesting at Skwelkwek'welt and for attempting to defend this land, which is…
Program for 3 matches played at the Toronto Cricket Grounds in 1879
This image shows the program for 3 matches played at the Toronto Cricket Grounds in 1879
This video from CBC News reports on a pitch to build a cricket pitch (pun intended) on the Toronto Islands.
R. v. McSorley, 2000 BCPC 116 (CanLII), <http://canlii.ca/t/5l69>.
In February 2008, during a regular NHL season game, Marty McSorley struck Donald Brashear with his hockey stick with enough force to give Brashear a serious concussion. McSorley was later charged with Assault with a Weapon pursuant to s. 267(a) of…
Bruins' Marty McSorley charged with assault
CBC Sports reports on the fact that Marty McSorley was charged with assault with a weapon under the Canadian Criminal Code after he hit Donald Brashear with his hockey stick during an NHL game in February 2000.
Marty McSorley Slashes Donald Brashear Full Incident NHL Classic
This video captures the immediate after-math of Marty McSorley's on-ice assault of Donald Brashear during an NHL game in February 2000. McSorley violently slashed Brasher by striking him in the head with his hockey stick. (See video at approximately…
Canada (Attorney General) v. Igloo Vikski Inc., 2016 SCC 38
Canada (A.G.) v. Igloo Vikski Inc. was a tariff code case that made its way to the SCC (Supreme Court of Canada). The case disputed the definition of hockey gloves as either gloves or as “articles of plastics.” In a fun and light-hearted way, Mr.…
"Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition"
This video shows coverage of a goal by the Pittsburgh Penguins Nick Bonino in May, 2016 by Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi edition. The calls are made by the Punjabi colour commentary team.
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