November 21, 2017


About the Author – You may know Graham MacLachlan who has been instrumental in hockey development over the past number of years in various roles with: Hockey Canada, Director of Sponsorship for the World Sport School Challenge tournament (WSSC); Hockey Calgary, member of the Board of Directors; and past President of the Blackfoot Hockey Association. He currently sits on the Hockey Alberta Foundation, Board of Directors.

What you may not know is that his family tree can be traced to the Ownership of the Toronto Maple Leafs; the building of Maple Leaf Gardens; the creation of Canadian Famous Players Theatres; and the founding of AVRO Canada. His family’s legacy also has contributed over $160M to charity and $76M to Toronto Sick Kids Hospital.

You can read all about it in this new book entitled,

J.P. Bickell – The Life, the Leafs and the Legacy.

The book is available at Indigo and Chapters stores in Calgary and just in time for Christmas.

Here is the link to buy the book from Dundurn Press the publisher:

Here is a link for more information on Dundurn’s Blog:

Book signing and meet the author dates: 

  • Adrenalin Source for Sports on Thursday Nov 23 1- 5 p.m. 
  • Saturday, Nov. 25 at Chapters Shawnessy from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m..


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