EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Eagleson, R. Alan
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What "Hockey Canada" means. A brief history of Hockey Canada. What's happening now with international hockey in Canada and abroad. Hockey in other countries: Britain, Australia, Switzerland, etc. The politics of hockey. Dealing with Glasnost and Perestroika over the last 20 years. The economics of hockey. Canada's activity at the international level. The National Team. The Business of Hockey. The Gretzky trade. The 72 series and the 87 Canada Cup; a review in some detail. Hockey as part of the Canadian mosaic. Many examples and anecdotes in this address.