A bad American tradition has spread to Canada with riots in Vancouver last night after the Canucks lost the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins and ended the excitement over the prospect of bringing the Cup north of the border.
Smashing windows and torching cars has been standard practice after NBA wins and many other sporting events in US cities and its a bad tradition for Canadians to adopt. What is it that suggests its OK to ravage a city with violence and vandalism over a sporting event ? And don't blame it on the beer. This is abhorent behavior that somehow has become accepted behavior.
Downtown Vancouver Rocked By Stanley Cup Post-Game Riot