The Hockey Canada scandal has become one of the biggest stories in the country. And now, hockey appears to be in the middle of a reckoning. But this isn’t the first time. There was another moment, just like this one.
Back then, people tried to warn the hockey world — they were ignored. And even today, the sport won’t name the very specific issue they face.
Hockey has a gang rape problem.
Featured in this episode: Alexis Peters, Laura Robinson
To learn more:
“Hockey Canada sexual assault scandal” in The Globe and Mail
“Hockey Canada, CHL settle lawsuit over alleged sexual assault involving World Junior players” by Rick Westhead in TSN
“Toxic masculinity is part of elite hockey. We need a culture shift” by Alexis Peters in CBC Calgary
“‘We haven’t learned a damn thing’: Sexual violence is embedded in junior hockey culture” by Ian Mendes, Dan Robson, and Katie Strang in The Athletic
Credits: Arshy Mann (Host and Producer), Jordan Cornish (Producer), Noor Azrieh (Producer), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor)
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