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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Bruce Dowbiggin

Bruce Dowbiggin is an award-winning sports journalist based in Calgary and the author of five books, the latest being The Meaning of Puck: How Hockey Explains Modern Canada (Red Deer Press, 2008).

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Bruce Dowbiggin

Svengali on Ice

A sordid drama of family dysfunction, sexual abuse and the national game December 2011
The CBC is said to be perpetually in search of definitive Canadian stories. Perhaps it might consider the sorry tale of former NHL player Mike Danton as a topic for a movie of the week and tell Being Erica to go rest for a spell. If it needs a primer, it can consult Steve Simmons’s book The Lost Dream: The Story of Mike