Tag: Mark

  • Canucks acquire Mark Friedman, Glover from Penguins in exchange for Jack Rathbone, Plasek

    Article content The Vancouver Canucks have acquired defenceman Mark Friedman and forward Ty Glover from the Pittsburgh Penguins. Article content In exchange, Vancouver has sent defenceman Jack Rathbone and forward Karel Plasek off to Pittsburgh. Article content The five-foot-11, 185-pound Friedman registered three points (one goal, two assists) in 23 games with Pittsburgh last season.…

  • Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams among those protesting RBC’s support of TIFF

    A coalition of Canadian filmmakers, together with prominent Hollywood figures, has urged the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to sever its sponsorship ties with the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The call, according to a petition and letter at ActionNetwork.org, stems from RBC’s financial support of the oil and gas industry, a stance perceived as…

  • 23 questions for candidates to be Toronto’s next mayor: Mark Saunders

    Former Toronto police chief Mark Saunders is running on a campaign that focusses squarely on public safety. And why not? He is, after all, the only candidate who ran the Toronto Police Service. Saunders retired in 2020, took his first stab at politics running for the Progressive Conservatives in the 2022 provincial election. He lost…

  • Joe Thornton left jumbo mark on Maple Leafs

    Article content Joe Thornton, whose official retirement last week at age 44, made him the last active NHLer to score at Maple Leaf Gardens back in January of 1999, will help in a management role with Canada’s Spengler Cup team in Davos next month. Article content He had played for Davos’ Swiss league team during…