In addition to the community festivities, CBC is broadcasting an all-Canadian triple-header: Ottawa vs Montreal, Toronto vs Edmonton, Calgary vs Vancouver. In the US, on certain national holidays like Memorial Day or July 4th, ESPN will broadcast three, or even four, baseball games consecutively. Allan used to work on all the Monday holidays, and I'd usually be home. I'd keep the TV on all day and periodically check in on the games - and usually end up watching at least two of them. So I know that for serious fans, this is hockey heaven.
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I never look at the Styles section of a newspaper, but when I saw that teaser on the front page of the Globe And Mail, I had to take a look. From the front page of the Style section:
Forget Victoria's Secret. The hottest fantasy of any true-blooded Canadian male is a woman in a parka. There's something about that ring of fur around the face that stirs up primal urges.Far be it from me to say a woman in a parka can't be sexy. But if a Canadian style writer doesn't want to be mocked, he shouldn't go around writing things like this!