Ron Maclean

Is Hashtag Activism Against Sports Superstars Really Effective?

Avi Goldberg | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada
Avi Goldberg

Does digital activism against MacLean, Cooke, and Sterling provide real tools to force change? Or, is it merely a technologically-enabled show of customer-generated publicity that is either entirely self-serving or destined to be co-opted by the very sports-entertainment businesses against which its putative anger is aimed? I say the plusses win out.

Don Cherry Defends Ron MacLean

CBC | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada

Don Cherry has come to the defence of his Coach's Corner partner Ron MacLean. MacLean landed in hot water earlier this week by suggesting dur...

Ron MacLean Won't Be Punished For Comment On Quebec Refs

CBC | Posted 06.23.2014 | Canada

CBC hockey commentator Ron MacLean has apologized for his comment about French-Canadian referees during Tuesday night’s Stanley Cup playoff game bet...

THE DON ABIDES

CP | Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2014 | Canada TV

TORONTO - It will be a new-look "Hockey Night in Canada" next season but with the same, old Don Cherry.The colourful former NHL head coach will return...

What'll Happen To Don Cherry?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada

TORONTO - Don Cherry knows as much about his future on "Hockey Night in Canada," as his fans — nothing.The high-profile hockey commentator's employm...

Dawn Cuthbertson

CBC Has Us Covered At The Sochi Olympics

HuffingtonPost.com | Dawn Cuthbertson | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada TV

Sochi will be a different Winter Games for Jennifer Heil -- and for all Canadian citizens watching the Olympics. While the average Canadian can revel ...

Still Not Down With Women In Locker-Room

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Don Cherry hasn't changed his mind — he still doesn't believe women should be in men's locker-rooms.The CBC hockey commentator reiterated ...

Ron MacLean Defends Don Cherry After Controversial Comment On Women

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada

Don Cherry’s Saturday night comment regarding female reporters in male locker rooms has landed him in some hot social media water. “I don’t b...

Don Cherry Is Holding CBC Hockey Back

Rachel Décoste | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

Don Cherry's regressive rhetoric betrays Canada's reputation as a nation of inclusiveness and cultural tolerance. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has tolerated this treatment for too long. Don Cherry's distasteful diatribes belong in hockey's past, not in the Canadian national pastime's present or future.

'Hockey Night In Canada' 2013: Ron MacLean Promises More Don Cherry, Treats For Fans

HuffPost Canada TV | Rick Mele | Posted 01.18.2013 | Canada TV

It's been a long, painful wait, but hockey fans will finally be getting their Saturday night routine back. After a nearly four-month-long lockout, the...

Sex Toys: Helping You Score During the NHL Lockout

Andy Juniper | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Living
Andy Juniper

We've lost our past-time. Now we are in danger of losing our marbles. But our great (and apparently resilient and creative) country have apparently decided to fill the mighty void with...sex toys. They're flying out the door like there's no tomorrow -- or, at very least, like there's no hockey today. Talk about good vibrations.

Writing Themselves to a Better Future: Writing Contests for the Homeless

Avrum Rosensweig | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada
Avrum Rosensweig

About a ten years ago, the Canadian Jewish Humanitarian and Relief Committee, launched a creative writing contest for the homeless. The prize? $2000. Now, a decade later, word has gotten out that the odds of winning are high, and the homeless are coming in droves to pen their stories. Stories that will help them find a better life.

Ron Maclean's Secret Life as a Mentor to the Homeless

Avrum Rosensweig | Posted 06.14.2012 | Canada
Avrum Rosensweig

Ron Maclean of Hockey Night in Canada, stood in a classroom told the story of Frank O'Dea, the co-founder of Second Cup, who was at one time a homeless panhandler living on the streets of Toronto. Ten students listened carefully to the account and watched as Maclean simultaneously jotted a phone number on the blackboard. "Frank got off the street," the hockey commentator said, "because he had mentors who helped him. "This is my home phone number."

WATCH: Don Cherry Plays Piano Desk

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.29.2012 | Canada

Don Cherry is known for a little emphatic gesturing during his Hockey Night in Canada rants, but this is so much better than mere hand waving. A vi...