Sports & Recreation, Sociology Of Sports
Fit to be Canadian?
The Recreation Industrial Complex in Canada by Lisa Tink
In recent years, recreation scholars and professionals began calling for a return to municipal recreation’s historical roots as a “public good.” Blaming neoliberal ideology for the current pay-per-use model, these calls for a more inclusive ...
Strong and Free
Stories and photos of Canadian women in sport from the popular #superROLEmodels project by Lyndsay Doyle
Adolescent girls are dropping out of sports at an alarming rate, despite having more opportunities than ever before. More than that, mainstream media coverage of women’s sports has declined over the last twenty years, and currently accounts for less ...
My Door to Europe by Denis Gibbons
Hockey My Door to Europe details the author’s personal - sometimes harrowing - experiences covering international hockey, especially behind the Iron Curtain, including the start of youth hockey exchanges between Canada and communist countries. The ...