The Canadian Hockey League Has Never Needed A Labour Union More

As the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships recently drew to a close in Edmonton, many of Team Canada’s players are looking ahead to opportunities in the professional junior leagues. Labour unions should be doing the same.

The ongoing return to play of various major sports leagues and NCAA has put a spotlight on the exploitation present within sports capitalism. While major leagues have powerful unions, and a healthy stream of advocacy and labour power exists to transform American college sports, junior hockey has largely escaped this spotlight.

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