Impact Sports

Activists Condemn Sochi Orca Display

CBC | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Environmental groups and whale researchers are urging Olympic organizers to condemn the display of two captured killer whales at the Sochi Winter Game...

NHL Signs Partnership With Gay Rights Group

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada Impact

The NHL and NHLPA have signed a historic agreement with gay rights group You Can Play. You Can Play is an advocacy group that promotes inclusivene...

Whitecaps Defender Shares Depression Story

CP | Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CARSON, Calif. - Many athletes choose to hide their problems — sometimes with fatal results.But Andy O'Brien is willing to talk about his.Even still...

WATCH: Is She The 'Happiest' Olympic Volunteer?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada

Make no mistake, no Olympic Games would be possible without the dedication and hard work of its volunteers. But sometimes a volunteer goes the ext...

The Tiniest Man to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 07.01.2012 | Canada
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Climbing Kilimanjaro isn't particularly unique. It's an accomplishment, absolutely, but thousands of people do it every year. However they have all had something West does not: legs. Spencer is 2''7 in height, with no lower body below the pelvis. What he lacks in limbs, he more than makes up for in tenacity.