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Lio Perron

Blogger, TV producer, radio commentator and managing partner at LP Media Inc. (www.tracymoore.me).

Lio Perron is a blogger, TV producer, radio commentator and managing partner at LP Media Inc. (www.tracymoore.me). He previously worked for Reuters, the Los Angeles Times and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Perron holds a B.A. in political science from Université Laval and a Master’s degree in journalism from Carleton University. He's married to TV host Tracy Moore.
The Unwritten Rules of Professional Locker

The Unwritten Rules of Professional Locker Rooms

In my opinion, bombastic statements are generally a defence mechanism by those who feel put upon by their community. However, as minorities we rarely control society's prevailing narrative. Therefor our comments are often misinterpreted. Professional sports is big business and players who attract controversy tend to scare away sponsors.
06/26/2014 01:22 EDT
Ordinary Brazilians Don't Want to Play Ball With

Ordinary Brazilians Don't Want to Play Ball With FIFA

From the 1976 Olympics in Montreal to FIFA World Cup 2014, it's always the same pattern: there are "unforeseen" construction cost overruns, taxpayers get stuck with the final bill while profits remain in private hands. Ordinary Brazilians are told that the world cup represents a unique opportunity to showcase their growth and to free themselves from the label of a third world nation. Brazilian trade unions and protest groups refuse to play ball. Can you blame them?
06/12/2014 08:15 EDT
Michael Sam and the Fight Against the Christian

Michael Sam and the Fight Against the Christian Right

For the first time in U.S. history gay rights took centre stage during the NFL's entry draft, a three-day media bonanza carried live on television. The St. Louis Rams picked Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player, who kissed his partner on the lips on live television.
05/16/2014 09:25 EDT