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Do the Local Motion: Louroz Mercader on The Mississauga Youth Games.

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As the country gears up for a huge Stanley Cup final, it's worth thinking about how important it is for young people to have the opportunity to participate in sports as they're growing up. In this video, part of a series put together by Coach House Books to expand on the ideas explored in Local Motion: The Art of Civic Engagement in Toronto, Louroz Mercader talks about his involvement with The Mississauga Youth Games.

For more information about Local Motion: The Art of Civic Engagement in Toronto, edited by Dave Meslin, Christina Palassio and Alana Wilcox, visit Coach House Books's Do The Local Motion page.

What's in a name? Dave Meslin recently appeared on CBC's Metro Morning to talk about the difference between being called a "citizen" and a "taxpayer." Is there a better term for Torontonians than either of these? Visit Metro Morning's website to hear the interview and leave your comment.