Well, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment for one. According to to the Canadian Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying for Canada, MLSE has registered to lobby the Prime Minister’s Office for “non-monetary government support for MLSE activities.”
Maybe they’re asking for goaltending help, amirite?
While MLSE is seeking non-monetary support for MLSE activities, Hockey Canada is going to come right out and say it: “Tax dollars please!”
Ottawa Senators president Cyril Leeder also had a government tete-a-tete recently, albeit on a more local level:
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