Adieu Jean Béliveau

Legendary Montreal Canadiens hockey great Jean Béliveau passed away late last week. Since then tributes have poured in from far and wide. Few public figures, even those much loved, are totally free of a bit of negativity murmured at their passing. Yet Béliveau seems to have accomplished precisely that. I was downtown yesterday and madeContinue reading “Adieu Jean Béliveau”

Montreal’s BELL Centre: Flat On My Back

It was my first appearance at ice-level in Montreal’s BELL Centre, home of the illustrious Montreal Canadiens hockey team And wouldn’t you just know it, my big chance to make an impression and I ended up flat on my back. As I lay there  a member of the medical team asked me questions: my fullContinue reading “Montreal’s BELL Centre: Flat On My Back”