Are the Toronto Raptors really Canada’s team? (VIDEO)

Madison Erhardt


The Toronto Raptors may be Canada’s only NBA team – but does this give them the right to hold the title of Canada’s team?

Raptors fans
Photo Rob Newell

After the Raptors booked themselves a ticket to the NBA Finals, ‘We the North’ became what seemed like many Canadians’ anthem.

Game-time viewing parties outside of Scotiabank Arena, known as Jurassic Park, have spread across the country.

Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment, the corporation that owns the Raptors, has counted 36 cities outside Toronto that have hosted public viewing parties.

Castanet hit the streets to find out, are the Raptors Canada’s team?