Tom Longboat: The “Bronze Streak to a Wildfire.”

Tom Longboat has been called Canada's first professional athlete. But amid his setting records and gaining accolades, he served his country in the Great War and fought discrimination. His life is history that deserves to be remembered.

May 6, 2019 | 11:12 | Heidi Wiechert

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