Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Tim Elcombe, Author at Baltimore Independent


Heading to the FIFA World Cup impacts Canadian identity — and helps us play on a bigger political field

On March 27, the Canadian men’s national soccer team defeated Jamaica on a below-freezing afternoon in Toronto. That win guaranteed the team’s qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Despite bitterly cold winds blowing through BMO Field, flag-waving, hockey jersey-wearing, tuque-adorned Canadian fans stayed long after the match’s conclusion to celebrate the achievement. The victory, only months […]