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Debate goes on
In response to the November/
December Debate, “Should
body checking be eliminated
from youth hockey?”
Our very own #bobbyorr #ParrySound
on the most recent #Costco member
#socialmedia advice in Costco magazine?
Not what I expected but some good info
on #photography in social media.
Great article about testicular cancer
Look who’s on the
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My idol. :)
YES. I believe strongly that body checking
should be eliminated from youth hockey and
also from adult hockey. The game is not only
safer, it is also faster and uses more player
skills. I don’t watch a lot of hockey because
I don’t enjoy the roughness, but I am certain
I could become a fan again if body checking
NO. I think at the competitive level they
should have body checking; at the [profes-sional] level I do like to see it as it is a part of
YES. I think it should be eliminated from
all hockey. All body checking is doing is
teaching the young kids that it’s OK to push
people around, and yet you are contradicting
what they are being taught about bullying in
The safe internal temperatures
for the prime rib roast recipe on
page 54 of the November/December
Connection were wrongly stated,
due to an editing error. According to
the government’s Healthy Canadians
website, beef should be cooked to
71 C (160 F) for medium. For a complete list, see www.healthycanadians.
gc.ca and search “Safe internal cook-
Also, to clarify a statement in our
cover story on Bobby Orr, the hockey
legend led the league in scoring in the
1969-70 and 1974-75 seasons.
schools. They should be taught how to play
hockey and how to play it well.
I opened my Connection magazine and
I am thrilled with the story (“A real Santa,”
November/December) and your careful editing. I am off to Halifax tomorrow to do book
signings in Costco on Sunday afternoon.
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and The Costco Connection.
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