Month: August 2021

Artist’s Queer Newfoundland Hockey League spins a new yarn to address homophobia in sports

Ever heard of the St. John’s Sissies? The Corner Brook Queens? The Come By Chance Flamers? If you’re strictly a sports fan, probably not. But these fictional teams and their creator skewer traditional hockey tropes and offer up a campy alternative world known as the Queer Newfoundland Hockey League. The league is the brainchild of artist Lucas Morneau, […]

Catholic Church approved legal fees from fund meant for residential school survivors: documents

New details have emerged about the Roman Catholic Church’s controversial multimillion-dollar legal bill paid from a fund intended for residential school survivors. In documents obtained Friday by CBC News, one of the church’s lawyers admits that the money came from that fund and said everything was done with full approval of all 50 Canadian “Catholic entities” contributing to the […]

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