Olympic medallist Andre De Grasse wasn’t participating in the city’s Terry Fox Run Sunday. The sprinter passed by the route of the run at noon, which was when the annual event ended. De Grasse was heading to the Markham Pan Am Centre for a ceremony to honour local Olympians. The city will name a street in De Grasse’s honour. The mayor, Frank Scarpitti, rode along in the convertible
Olympic sprinter Andre De Grasse is the centre of attention at a parade Sunday in Markham, Ont. in his honour. (SAMMY ABDO/SPECIAL TO THE TORONTO OBSERVER)
Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti is along for the ride with Andre De Grasse.
Andre De Grasse gets plenty of attention in his hometown of Markham Sunday during a parade in his honour. (SAMMY ABDO/SPECIAL TO THE TORONTO OBSERVER)