For many Canadians the mention of the name Alan Eagleson conjures up a picture of the man crossing the Luzniki Ice Palace in Moscow, his hand raised in a gesture of defiance toward 14,000 jeering Soviet hockey fans. It was the final period of the final game of the 1972 series between Canada and the USSR, and Eagleson was being escorted to the safety of the Canadian bench, having been extricated by several Team Canada players from a row with the Russian police.By ALAN EAGLESON19 min
More than a dozen candidates may be vying for the Progressive Conservative leadership by the time the party’s convention rolls around in February but, in my opinion, there is only one who can defeat Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in the next election.By John W. Bassett5 min
The interesting cities have certain identifying birthmarks. In Montreal, it is the Maritime Bar in the basement of the RitzCarlton Hotel on Sherbrooke. In London, the muted windows that encase silk ties and prim tweed hats in the narrow confines of Jermyn Street and Duke of York Street, back of Simpsons just below Piccadilly.By Allan Fotheringham5 min
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