Decoding Hockey Night in Canada
The name Hockey Night in Canada brings a fervor in Canadians of all ages. Hockey is a way of life in Canada and it as strong in their culture as the French and English language that is spoken throughout the nation. When people around the world think ...
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Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Language (English: Linguistics) , Language (French: General) , Canadian Studies (General)
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The name Hockey Night in Canada brings a fervor in Canadians of all ages. Hockey is a way of life in Canada and it as strong in their culture as the French and English language that is spoken throughout the nation. When people around the world think of Canadians they think hockey. When Canadians think of themselves they breath hockey. The difference between thinking and breathing hockey is what separates Canadians from the rest of the world-hockey is not a sport they do will in, it is a way of life ("Going Bananas").
From the Paper:Decoding Hockey Night in Canada Canada is advanced in its media in comparison to other countries including the United States, but the type of programming offered is taking a backseat to the United States. Canada imports much of its programming for film, television and magazines from the United States. Sales related revenues from Canadian media are intertwined with the American programming from the United States. Although the media in Canada is a for-profit business, there is still strong government intervention in terms of tax laws, broadcasting and publishing. The government has even placed limits on the amount of foreign advertising allowed in publishing and
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