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Let It Snow Keeping Canada's Winter Sports Alive

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ISBN-10: 1554884616

ISBN-13: 9781554884612

Edition: 2009

Authors: Darryl Humber, William Humber

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List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 11/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

William Humber, author of ten books including A Sporting Chance: Achievements of African-Canadian Athletes, is Executive Director of Revitalization Institute, an international agency for restorative development at Toronto's Seneca College.Darryl Humber, author of two books of fiction, studied English and Semiotics at the University of Toronto and works in the not-for-profit sector. This is his first writing collaboration with his father.

Humber is a selector for Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Canada's Baseball Hall of Fame, as well as his hometown Clarington Sports Hall of Fame, and was an honorary inductee into Saskatchewan's Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004. He is included in the Canadian Who's Who, was a recipient of a Queen's Golden Jubilee medal in 2003, and lives with his family in Bowmanville, Ontario, where he is active in many aspects of his community's character and future growth.

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Wishing Winter Was Nine Months Long: Winter in Canada's Past
How Winter Has Shaped Canadian Identity from Literature to Art
Winter Sports in Canada from Snowshoeing to Cross-country Skiing
Canadian Winter Sports from Curling to Snowboarding
Our International Glory and How Winter Sports Made It Possible
Hockey in Legend, History, and Modern Times
Climate Change: Mitigation, Resilience, and Adaptation Strategies
The Meaning of Climate Change for the Future of Winter and Its Sports
The Romance of Winter Sports: Will It Eventually Go Indoors?
Notes and Sources
Index
About the Authors