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"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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i read somewhere that it was Canada's national sport
The native americans were the creates of the game and was first observed by the french settlers in Queebec. Canada adopted do to the uniqueness it had to canada
Although Lacrosse was played by First Nations people in Canada for centuries, it was only declared the national summer sport in 1994, in response to Nelson Riis's move to decl…are hockey the national winter sport.
Lacrosse was invented in the east in the u.s by native Americans.
Pretty much every sport, including Cricket, football, soccer, baseball, etc.
Canada is one. Yet Canada has two..... Lacrosse as the summer sport Ice Hockey as the winter sport
These two games are in Canada , mainly as hockey is a snow game , and Canada has a cold climate. While lacrosse isa game invented by the American Indians. And so it is played …in Canada and the U.S.a.
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 is the national winter sport, and lacrosse is the national summer sport.
Lacrosse is one of Canada's 'main' sports- the other being Ice Hockey.
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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".
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the national summer sport of Canada is lacrosse
It aint. it is now Hockey