The other day CTV National News invited me to say something about the Stanley Cup in connection with its tumble in Newfoundland. I was surprised when a young man showed up at my home, all by himself. I remember a few years ago when I was on TV and a crew—interviewer, cameraman, sound guy—came. Today’s economies, I guess. (Lloyd Robertson seems to be doing his own tribute to himself as he nears retirement).
Last night, The Canadian Encyclopedia’s Editor in Chief James Marsh was on CTV National News, talking about the most Canadian of subjects – hockey! More specifically, the Stanley Cup and it’s history of bumps, bruises, and survival in the midst of euphoric, sometimes drunken, celebrations. Its handling has been less than ceremonious: it’s been drop-kicked into […]