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Sport academies growing in popularity

Yukon MLA Darius Elias wants the Yukon government to consider setting up a sport academy in the territory, a school that would mix traditional education with intensive sports training.

Danny Balderson thinks the idea has a lot of merit. Balderson is a professor at the University of Lethbridge, and he has studied the impact similiar academies have had in Alberta.

Click on the link below to hear him speak with Dave.

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