If those behind the idea of turning the arena in MacTier into a legal marijuana grow-op thought they had a fight on their hands before, No. 4 has just jumped over the boards.
Bobby Orr was famous for scoring big goals and, if necessary, dropping the gloves, too.
This time he’s prepared to do both.
In his more than half century of celebrity, Orr rarely speaks out or steps into controversy.
However, when it comes to closing down an arena and community centre on his home turf to rent out to a company so they can grow medicinal marijuana, it brings out the anger in the Hockey Hall of Famer.
When he first heard of it, the two-time Stanley Cup winner who also led Canada to the 1976 Canada Cup, thought somebody must be smoking something.
But it turns out, there really is a move to shut the MacTier Community Centre and lease the space out it to grow pot.
“Its outrageous,” Orr said in an exclusive interview.
Somebody must be smoking the strong stuff up there on Hwy. 69 if they thought they were going to sneak this one by without reaction.
But it seems, that is exactly what has happened.
And Monday at 9 a.m. the council is expected to discuss . . . . . READ MORE