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BlackBerry Billionaire Becomes Latest, Greatest Captain Canada

Published by on May 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

Captain Canada is not just a cartoon character or the name given to the captains of hockey teams representing hockey-mad Canada. It's also the name given to Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau when he was as popular in Canada as President Barak Obama is in the USA.

And now the name has become attached to the BlackBerry billionaire who wants to buy an NHL franchise for Canada.

Captain Canada was a comic book character created by Newfie broadcaster Geoff Stirling, a separate comic book character created by Gary Dunford appearing in Fuddle Duddle magazine and, I believe, by Margaret Atwood, drawing under the pseudonym of Bart Gerrard in Kanadian Kuture Komics. There is also a cartoon character called Captain Canuck (www...

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