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For many Canadians, skating and winter go hand in hand. And now, with communities across the country battling COVID-19, outdoor skating rinks are one of the few outlets many of us have, even if they are operating under restricted conditions. But as sociology and anthropology associate professor Mervyn Horgan explains, there’s more to outdoor recreational skating rinks than just getting outside for some exercise and fun.