WARMINGTON: Canucks anthem singer axed for singing O Canada at anti-mask rally

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Canucks CEO Trent Carroll extra Donnelly was “acting independently” and “not symbolizing the Vancouver Canucks” and that the hockey group inspired “everyone to use a mask” and abide by “provincial wellness orders.”

It’s not a trip to the penalty box but game misconduct — and banishment. Canada may well be “glorious and free” but this singing Canuck was not free to stand on guard for thee.

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Donnelly sang at Saturday’s the B.C. Xmas Liberty Rally 2020 to protest what demonstrators connect with “draconian” lockdown measures. He has not garnered this sort of interest because tripping over a red carpet in skates while not lacking a term of the anthem in 2014.

“As an individual regarded for singing our good nationwide anthem, I’m standing up in opposition to what I experience is tyranny, simple and simple,” Donnelly instructed theVancouver Solar. “What was originally offered as 15-working day hunkering down dash for the popular good has turned into a 10-thirty day period marathon from hell, wherever the complete line is continually currently being moved more into the distance.”

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Pointless to say the 60-year-outdated father of 9, who has rankled critics in advance of with his pro-lifetime assist, laid his prestigious Vancouver Canucks gig on the line to make the “glorious and free” position.The dying of becoming free of charge to keep an belief differing from all those in authority might conclusion up as COVID-19 carnage.

The Canucks absolutely can dismiss Donnelly. Nonetheless, it should be famous when the crew owner’s relatives farming enterprise was fined $53,690 in 2019 for what WorkSafeBC named “unsafe” doing work disorders for foreign short term employees, Donnelly didn’t quit in protest and there was no public shaming or outrage.