Talent aplenty headlines 2019 BioSteel All Canadian Basketball games

This is what comes of the annual BioSteel All Canadian Basketball Games, now in its fifth year as the country’s premier showcase of burgeoning young talent. The event features the 24 most outstanding male and female Canadian high school students who are either native to Canada or attending a Canadian institution, and has produced such NBA talents as Jamal Murray, Thon Maker, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.

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Centennial grad mentored, cared and gave back

Mike Cormack remembered the way he and Rick Hodgson became good friends back at journalism school.

“If you were working late on the paper, if it was two o’clock in the morning and there were six people there, he’d drive everybody home, no matter where you lived,“ Cormack said.

At the time, in the early 2000s, the two attended classes in Centennial College’s journalism program.

“If people needed to deliver the paper to get credits,” Cormack said, “Rick would drive them around … even though he didn’t need the credits.”