Tag: thrilled

Toronto Raptors fans less than thrilled after Pierce picks team to win title

TORONTO—Even when Paul Pierce says something good about the Raptors, Toronto fans just can’t get behind the former NBA all-star. Pierce, who caused plenty of controversy with some off-court antics before and after helping the Washington Wizards sweep the Raptors in the first round of the 2015 playoffs, is now working for ESPN and picked…

Porn industry pumps VR, but manufacturers not thrilled

Porn star Missy Martinez had never acted in a virtual reality (VR) production when she was cast in a cosplay parody of the videogame series Fallout, in which she plays a “vault girl” wandering a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Martinez approached the new experience with a beginner’s sense of enthusiasm during a recent shoot in Woodland Hills.…

Mayor John Tory ‘thrilled’ to have new federal bank in Toronto

OTTAWA—Mayor John Tory welcomed the federal government’s decision Monday to set up its new infrastructure bank in Toronto, while the proposed institution was panned by opposition MPs for being unduly influenced by the Liberals’ corporate advisers. The aim of the bank is to fund infrastructure projects — such as new roads and transit lines —…