NHL Playoffs and Canadian Politics: As if there was any doubt what was more important to Canada, televised political debates in Quebec have been rescheduled so as to not compete with Thursday’s Canadiens – Bruins game. Politicians “argued that having the classic matchup between the two bitter hockey rivals and the debate on the same night would either split viewership or result in fewer people watching the debate in Quebec.” Former Canadien and current Green Party deputy leader Georges Laraque wrote, “Hockey 1, Democracy 0.” Consider this your NHL Playoffs preview. [Vancouver Sun]
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Kevin Durant is refuting reports he told Russell Westbrook he was going to return to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Craig Sager will miss the 2016 Summer Olympics as he continues his battle against leukemia.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar began his remarks at the Democratic National Convention with a rather pointed zinger at Donald Trump’s (…)
Sounds a bit bolder than it is.
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Understandable, from a business perspective.