Category Archives: McKinley (Michael)

Should Canadians Root for the Canucks?

One would think Canadians would be rooting for Vancouver over Boston in this year’s NHL finals. But as Canadian author Michael McKinley sees it, “Vancouver isn’t really Canada because you can’t skate outside.” By this rationale, Boston is more Canadian than Vancouver.

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