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Walinga on Canadian values and Olympic sport

March 1, 2018
CHEK News
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Former Olympic rower and School of Communication and Culture Prof. Jennifer Walinga sat down with CHEK News to talk about the sting of Canada’s unexpected losses at the 2018 Olympic Games.

Losses in hockey and curling are especially disappointing because the sports are enshrined in Canadian values, she says.

Here’s an excerpt:

“We clearly value sport and I think we value certain sports more than others. I think curling and hockey are beautiful indications of Canadian values.”

Watch the full video.