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Globe and Mail, New York Times et al. - Climate change threatens outdoor hockey in Canada

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Published: 5Mar2012

Canada's favourite pastime is on its way to being an indoor-only sport in some areas of the country, a new study warns. The study, released Monday by United Kingdom-based IOP Publishing, says outdoor ice hockey in Canada is being threatened by climate change. Lawrence Mysak, co-author of the report and a professor at McGill University in Montreal, Que., said warmer winter temperatures caused by climate change is restricting the operation of ice rinks.