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Counter-viewpoint: Alison Griffiths takes aim at Judy Rebick

From visiting the local food banks just to fill the cupboard to asking their parents for loans, Canadian amateur athletes have to make great sacrifices in order to realize their Olympic dreams. They say the federal government doesn't spend enough on amateur sport. But federal ministers like Otto Jelinek argue that athletes should not expect government handouts.

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Subject: funding of amateur sports.

Medium: Television
Program: The National Magazine
Broadcast Date: Sept. 22, 2000
Guest(s):
Commentator: Alison Griffiths
Host: Brian Stewart
Duration: 2:50

Last updated: February 5, 2013

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