This week on the show a look at two of Canada’s favourite winter sports.

From the history of Black hockey players in Canada to a review of sledge hockey in the Ottawa region Leah Cameron and Ana Gajic (33:50) take us beyond the rink.

And from the hockey arena to the curling club – Louis Turcotte (7:17) finds out how the culture of curling has changed in the past decade.

Plus local storytellers explain their craft as Hayley Mutch (1:03:50) attends the Ottawa Storytellers – Stories and Tea event.

All that and more on this week’s episode of Midweek.