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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