By Grant Fleming The Stratford Cullitons held a meeting Wednesday night. They revealed the results of an investigation to find out why a man was allowed to play for the team after he’d been convicted of sexually asaulting a woman. Suffice it to say, their report was much ado about…you know. Check this out, and
By Grant Fleming A story to share about Kevin Powell, and something I just learned about him. Most of you, possibly all of you, won’t know about him. I spoke with Kevin, by phone, one night in January, 1997. I was in Regina, Saskatchewan, working as a sports reporter for CBC Radio. Kevin, who was
By Grant Fleming Recently, I talked with two prominent journalists and teachers, Jan Wong and Maxine Ruvinsky, about a scandal involving the junior hockey team in Stratford, Ontario. Before I get to that interview with Ms. Wong and Dr. Ruvinsky, here’s a recap of the story: On October 3rd, 2014, Mitchell Vandergunst, an assistant captain
By Grant Fleming STRATFORD, ONTARIO – On October 3, 2014, Mitchell Vandergunst, a star player and alternate captain for the Stratford Cullitons, took to the ice for a game against the visiting Guelph Hurricanes. More than 1,000 Cullitons fans cheered as Vandergunst scored a goal and assisted on another to lead his team to victory.
Column by Grant Fleming “Have you pitched your stories to media outlets?” A few readers have asked me that question. They’re referring, of course, to the story about the Stratford (Ontario) Cullitons, a junior hockey team whose officials let a convicted rapist playing for it this past season. Before I answer, allow me to recap