It appears that the Vancouver Conx fired their longtime national anthem singer at a rally organized by COVID-19 deniers and anti-mask lawyers.
Friday afternoon, Vancouver Sun reported Mark Donnelly agreed to perform at an event in Vancouver on Saturday to protest the COVID-19 restrictions.
Shortly afterwards, hockey team owner Francisco Aquili tweeted in the newspaper that he wanted to change from a “Canucks anthem singer” to a “former Canucks anthem singer”.
A Canucks spokesman confirmed the news in an email to the CBC, saying “it’s safe to say his days are over.”
Donnelly is a player in home games for Connex, but his political views have also attracted controversy in the past.
In 2012, he sang a national anthem Anti-abortion caravan It passes through Vancouver.