Category Archives: Sports

World class speedway green-lit in Fort Erie Sports

By Luke Vermeer The town of Fort Erie, Ontario will be host to a NASCAR calibre speedway starting in 2013 after the Ontario Municipal Board dismissed all appeals against the proposed Canadian Motor Speedway. The track, designed by four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon, will include a 1.6 kilometre oval as well as

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Canadian Olympic boxer visits Humber Sports, Uncategorized

By Chanelle Seguin and Andrew Schopp Canadian Olympic boxer Mary Spencer floated like a butterfly and stung like a playful bee with  students and local community members at Humber’s north campus Thursday. The sparring sessions was part of  an ongoing mission by the First Nations athlete to promote  healthy active lifestyles for all young Canadians.

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Winter Classic cancelled but new proposal brings hope Sports

By Luke Vermeer The NHL’s annual Winter Classic was officially cancelled Friday and moved to the 2013-2014 NHL season. The cancellation of the Detroit Red Wings-Toronto Maple Leafs outdoor match at the University of Michigan before over 100,000 spectators was expected as the event would take weeks of preparation. It comes as another in a

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Para-athletes get equipment donation Sports

By Chanelle Seguin Canadians participated in various parasports in support of disabled athletes at the 16th annual Active Living Conference in Toronto. Participants were given the opportunity to play several Paralympic sports, including, wheelchair basketball, which Invacare Canada builds specialized wheelchairs for. Today it was announced that Invacare Canada, a manufacturer of homecare and rehabilitation

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