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11-19-2011, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Et le But View Post
Actually this sort of thinking represents one reason Quebec hockey development is behind. After a few generations of making no effort to recruit the children of immigrants into hockey, Ontario is leading the way in encouraging it. If you look at youth teams in Ontario, they are much more diverse. It's starting to happen in western Canada too.

Quebec immigrants on the other hand are encouraged to play soccer, basketball or football.
100% agree. MUch easier to blame 6 year old kids for preferring soccer than to reach out and make our (awesome) sport cool to them.

(Edit) .. I also think this is why the popularity of the notion of Quebec as it's own nation has dropped so massively. Old white people blaming everyone but themselves.

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