Canadian Olympic medalist canoer Mark Oldershaw and his wife, Olympic swimmer Annamay Pierse recently became parents to Josephine, who was born 14 weeks prematurely, and they're finding the change in their rigid training routines to be a pretty tricky adjustment.
Oh those Olympians. Always trying to break records.
Family is an integral part of Canadian Olympic gold medalist Rosie MacLennan's success, none more so than her mom, Jane, who has a wealth of advice to give to parents whose children might be headed down the Olympic path. "Open the doors to opportunities for your child," she says. "But the motivation has to come from within them."
How does it look to have Canada's major department store, Hudson's Bay, teaming up with Dsquared2, the focal point of last year's atrocious "Dsquaw" debacle, to produce the outfits that our athletes will wear in Rio? What does it say about the Olympic Games, the corporate sponsors, and their relationship with Indigenous people in Canada?