Soc­cer star wins bronze

Plus Rosedale celeb’s new show airs on CBC

North Toronto Post - - News -

Re­becca Quinn, Haver­gal alumna and for­mer mem­ber of the North Toronto Soc­cer Club, took home a bronze medal last month when she helped Canada’s women’s soc­cer team de­feat Brazil 2-1 at the Olympic Games in Rio. It was Quinn’s first time play­ing at the Olympic level.

Rosedale na­tive Jessi Cruick­shank is the co-host of CBC’s new day­time show The Goods, which will be aired for the first time this Oc­to­ber. Cruick­shank was bid farewell by the team at CTV’s etalk last month af­ter spend­ing six years as their L.A. cor­re­spon­dent.

Pitts­burgh Pen­guins star Phil Kes­sel cel­e­brated his Stan­ley Cup win in style at the For­est Hill man­sion of en­tre­pre­neur Michael Kimel this sum­mer. Ac­cord­ing to a story by the Globe and Mail, much of Toronto’s hos­pi­tal­ity in­dus­try was in at­ten­dance, and for­mer Toronto Maple Leafs cap­tain Dion Pha­neuf was the only for­mer team­mate of Kes­sel’s there.

Garth Dra­bin­sky, for­mer Livent im­pre­sario and For­est Hill res­i­dent con­victed of fraud and forgery in 2009, is aim­ing to make a come­back with his theatre pro­duc­tion of Madame Sousatzka. The mu­si­cal is ex­pected to open at the El­gin Theatre in late 2016 or early 2017, and Dra­bin­sky is seek­ing to even­tu­ally move the show to Broad­way.

Jessi Cruick­shank

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