Curling Canada reveals Indigenous inspired uniforms for Olympics

Curling Canada has revealed the jerseys Canadian curlers will be wearing when they compete at the Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Truth and Reconciliation

Maritime League launches new jerseys to honour Indigenous communities

Starting Wednesday, players in the Maritime Junior Hockey League will be donning specially designed jerseys to celebrate Indigenous groups in the country as a part of the organization’s Week of Reconciliation.

TSN Features

TSN Original: The Unwanted Visitor

Ted Nolan has barely worked in the NHL after winning its Coach of the Year award in 1997. Despite a sometimes turbulent relationship with those in the league, Nolan believes he should be coaching in the NHL. So why is he on the outside, looking in? Rick Westhead has more in our TSN Original – The Unwanted Visitor. Artwork for The Unwanted Visitor was created by @patrickhunter_art, a 2 Spirit Ojibway artist from Red Lake, Ontario.

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TSN Original: A Kid From Nowhere

Last season there were only six players in the NHL of aboriginal descent and Brady Keeper was one of them. He's from Cross Lake, Manitoba, a remote cree community still recovering from a youth suicide crisis just three short years ago. He beat the odds and is providing hope to the kids in his community. Jordin Tootoo narrates the TSN Original: A Kid From Nowhere.

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TSN Original: The Sound of Thunder

Cross Lake is a remote Cree community in northern Manitoba that is suffering. A suicide epidemic has left the Pimicikamak people, especially their youth, with little hope. David Muswaggon is a local softball coach in Cross Lake trying to help. This is the Sound of Thunder.

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Quebec Indigenous affairs minister: land acknowledgment by Habs may be a mistake

Quebec Indigenous Affairs Minister Ian Lafrenière says a Montreal Canadiens' land acknowledgment that refers to unceded territory of the Mohawk Nation may be a mistake.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Sept. 30 marks Canada's first national day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the lost children and survivors of the residential school system as well as their communities and families.

The Shift: Cheryl Bernard on educating Canadians about Indigenous Sports Heroes

Former Canadian Olympic curler and current Canada's Sports Hall of Fame CEO Cheryl Bernard joins The Shift's Kayla Grey to discuss the Hall of Fame's latest project, a digital book that tells the stories of Canada's most influential Indigenous athletes such as Wilton Littlechild and Tom Longboat.

Football Canada, artist Grant produce identity for football in Indigenous communities

Football Canada and Indigenous artist Kolten Khasalus Grant have collaborated to produce a national identity for football in Indigenous communities across the country.

Team Canada player profile: Jocelyne Larocque

Team Canada player profile: Jocelyne Larocque

Jocelyne Larocque has been patrolling Canada’s blue line for more than a decade. The two-time Olympic medallist is preparing for her eighth world championship and was part of the Canadian team that last won gold at the women’s worlds in 2012.

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BarDown presents the Miꞌkmaq tribe and the origin of hockey

A lot Canadians are just finding out that Canadian history is not what we thought it was. In honour of National Indigenous History Month, BarDown's Julia Tocheri dives deeper into the origins of hockey where some evidence suggests the Miꞌkmaq people were responsible for laying the foundations in the sports creation.

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Time for hockey world to recognize brutal history of anti-Indigeneity

Last week it was announced that the remains of 215 Indigenous children were found on the site of a former residential school in B.C., but by Monday morning neither the NHL nor any of its teams had issued a statement or posted an acknowledgement of the tragedy on social media. That matters when it is abundantly clear that racism remains a prevalent problem in hockey, Shireen Ahmed writes.

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Time for hockey world to recognize brutal history of anti-Indigeneity

Nolan: Actions, not words, needed to combat racism in hockey

Ted Nolan has dealt with racism throughout his decades-long association with hockey. Despite some recent initiatives by the NHL to tout growing diversity within hockey, Nolan says not much has actually changed.

CFL to remember children, families impacted by Canadian residential schools tragedy

The CFL will acknowledge the children and families victimized by Canada's residential schools system during the opening week of the '21 season.

LeBron James to produce Indigenous basketball drama ‘Rez Ball’ with Netflix

In his latest film venture, LeBron James and his SpringHill Company will be producing a feature film titled Rez Ball focusing on a team of Indigenous high school basketball players.

Mike Jagassar

The life and legacy of Fred Sasakamoose

After overcoming Canada's abusive residential school system to become the first Indigenous player with treaty status in the NHL, Michael Farber takes a closer look at the challenging life and everlasting legacy of Fred Sasakamoose.

Maple Leafs legend and Hall of Famer George Armstrong dies at 90

Maple Leafs legend and Hall of Famer George Armstrong dies at 90

Toronto Maple Leafs legend George Armstrong, who played his entire 21-year NHL career with the team, including 12 seasons as the captain, has died at the age of 90. He was a four-time Stanley Cup champion as a member of the Maple Leafs and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1975.

McGill men's teams to be named Redbirds

McGill men's teams to be named Redbirds

McGill University has chosen Redbirds as the new name for its men's varsity sports teams. The university made the announcement today, more than a year after doing away with the old Redmen name.

Edmonton CFL franchise confirms team will change name

Edmonton CFL franchise confirms team will change name

Edmonton's CFL franchise confirmed they will change their team nickname. The team made the announcement Tuesday, saying they will discontinue use of the name Eskimos and be known as the Edmonton Football Team or EE Football Team while they determine a new name.