Leafs’ new Thornhill ties
905 TV host conquers YouTube
Best known as the host of HGTV’s longest-running program, Income Property, Scott McGillivray has launched his first digital series, Good to Grow, on YouTube. The 16 episodes, which run till October, follow the Richmond Hill native and his family as they prepare their fourth annual organic vegetable garden. Already a triple threat as a real estate investor, contractor and renovation expert, we can now add avid gardener to his credits. Tune in on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. for McGillivray’s tips and tricks for the perfect crop.
When newly acquired Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman isn’t on the ice, he’s plugging away on children’s books. At 23, the Hobey Baker Award finalist, who attended TanenbaumCHAT school in Thornhill, already has two children’s books published — Hockey Hero and Bambino and Me — about young kids with big dreams. Random House has ordered two more.
Thornhill Secondary School student Robin Clark’s early success as a gymnast on the provincial level has paved the way for her new career as a high jumper. She took home a gold medal with a leap of 1.66 metres at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations Track & Field Championship. What a debut.