Saturday, March 5, 2011

National Sports

Did you know Canada.. although faced with the question on National Sport most Canadian's would answer HOCKEY - we actually have 2 national sports - Lacrosse and Ice Hockey.

In 1994 the National Sports Act of Canada was created from Bill C-212 to declared both sports to be our national sports - Ice Hockey in the winter and Lacrosse in the summer.  Previously it was only Lacrosse that had been recognized as our national sport since 1859, also known as Canada's oldest sport.

Source: National Sports Act of Canada, Canadian Lacrosse Association

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