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Arrows waiting to go

Archery’s new cool

Posted: April 4, 2013 at 10:31 pm   /   North V.I.

By Diane Bolt  Archers and archery have been a hot commodity in Hollywood lately. Pixar’s Brave, the super hero film The Avengers, and teen blockbuster The Hunger Games have all featured characters making their way based on prowess with a bow and arrow. Taking aim at the trend, Incline decided to head out and see if […]

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Fan holding sign: "Hockey is Canada's game"

Hockey Night *is* Canada

Posted: February 21, 2013 at 5:28 pm   /   The 401

By Meagan Dyer “Hockey captures the essence of Canadian experience in the New World. In a land so inescapably and inhospitably cold, hockey is the chance of life, and an affirmation that despite the deathly chill of winter we are alive.” — Stephen Leacock The National Hockey League entered its third work stoppage in just […]

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Hockey Night *is* Canada (Part Two)

Posted: February 21, 2013 at 3:26 pm   /   The 401

Hockey and geopolitics meshed differently but with just as much emotion nearly three decades later, during the 1972 Summit Series against the Soviet Union. Canada had not won a tournament in 20 years, mostly because the rules prohibited NHL players from taking part. That left our energetic but definitely B-list national team to battle Soviet […]

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