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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Kevin Sylvester

Kevin Sylvester is an award-winning illustrator, writer and broadcaster. He was a sports journalist with the CBC for more than 20 years.

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Kevin Sylvester

The Southern Blitz

How Canadian football’s short foray into the U.S. ultimately strengthened the league December 2013
As a sportscaster in the 1990s, I was around during perhaps the strangest time in Canadian sports: the Canadian Football League’s expansion into the United States. The period brought fans the Shreveport Pirates, the Las Vegas Posse and the Baltimore CFLers (later the Stallions), among others. The three-year period was tumultuous, almost broke the league, probably saved the league and ended with the game back in Canada for…

Blaze of Glory

Canada’s first gold-medal snowboarder tells his side of the story. January–February 2010