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Christie v York 1940scr0_139.pdf
In this case, Fred Christie, a Black man living in Montreal, sued the York Tavern after the latter refused to sell him a glass of beer. The case involved the freedom of contract, including the right to discriminate provided that there are no laws or…

This newspaper story reports on how the availability of Hockey Night in Canada in the Punjabi language has brought one family together. It captures the centrality of hockey to Canada even as the country continues to increase in cultural and…

This video captures a goal by Pittsburgh Penguin Nick Bonino on May 30, 2016, as called by the English-speaking version of Hockey Night in Canada. This version stands in contrast to the call of the same goal by the Punjabi colour commentary, which…

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.

Vikski_en.pdf
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.…

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.

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…

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…

black-flashes-375x279.jpg
This is a photograph of three African Canadian hockey players who played for The Black Flashes from Mount Forest.

welcome-to-canada-where-we-dont-care-who-you-marry.jpg
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…
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