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Is lacrosse the national sport of Canada?
"In 1994, Bill C-212 was introduced to officially declare hockey as Canada's national sport. Opposition came from supporters of lacrosse who wanted to recognize the traditional and cultural significance of this sport. Consequently, Bill C-212 was amended to recognize both sports. Thus, on May 12, 1994, Canada's National Sport Act (Bill C-212) became law, reading: "To recognize hockey as Canada's National Winter Sport and lacrosse as Canada's National Summer Sport". While hockey's popularity is unquestionable - especially in Canada, lacrosse is still enjoyed by Canadians and has gained popularity in the United States, England, Ireland, and Scotland." Website: http://www.craigmarlatt.com/canada/symbols_facts&lists/symbols.html
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Lacrosse is a wonderful game enjoyed by many Americans each and every day. Many people enjoy playing lacrosse. When a poll was taken of 38,000 American households, 99.8% said …they enjoyed playing lacrosse. If you ask me, lacrosse is very enjoyable. Enjoy!
Hockey is one for sure
canada's summer sport
One of the first Canadian sport was invented by the Native Canadians. It was called Lacrosse. Hockey is also a Canadian sport that I believe was invented after lacrosse. It's …the most popular sport in Canada.
Canada's National Sport was declared as lacrosse. However, now the national sport of Canada is shared by lacrosse and ice hockey as of 1994.
lacrosse is a sport that is a mix of football,soccer, and hockey. native americans used lacrosse to train warriors for war against other tribes or they just played other t…ribes for fun
Lacrosse originated as stickball played by Native Americans many centuries ago. The actual game of lacrosse originated in the early 17th century in the Americas.
lacrosse is our national sport even though we play hockey more. But after 1994 hockey became our witer national sport and lacrosse our summer national sport
the national summer sport of Canada is lacrosse
Im not sure when it officialy became a sport. it used to be a fightiong technique. Indians would take rocks and put them in their versions of lacrosse sticks and hit the…re enemy with them. I"m guessing after "white man" discovered it, we began to use there war technique for recreational purpose which over the years became a sport
Geometry! The goalie needs to know angles so they can block the shot. And you need to know how much you need to follow through with your pass to make it accurate or to… get it over other players heads.
Lacrosse is Canada's national summer sport and was declared more so in hommage to the country's aborigine population who first played the game rather than in popularity. In Ca…nada, where hockey is the national winter sport, soccer, baseball and Canadian Football is played more than Lacrosse.
hockey obviously! you could practically say that most Canadians lives are ran by hochey!i think that lacrosse is the official summer sport because of it's aboriginal relations…hip to the game.
Lacrosse referred to as simply "hockey", is Canada national sport. A fast paced game, lacrosse is played with a ball and a racquet, called a lacrosse "stick".
Its just the beauty of the game. Its a game played by people all over the world and just so entertaining to watch. (Especially in a guys game when people get knocked over)
Like in hockey, they use sticks, but carry a ball in a net at the end of them and may hit their opponents stick or body.It is played on a field similar to a soccer field, but …you can go behind the goal.There is a crease which only the goalie can be in.It is very aggressive like hockey or football, with the ability to hit people (Checking) with the stick.