John Valorzi, 65, on Feb. 6. Valorzi joined The Canadian Press in 1980 as a temporary reporter-editor but was hired on full-time later that year. He moved to the business department in 1981.
In 1987, he became CP’s Washington correspondent and went on to roles as Ontario news editor in 1991, Halifax bureau chief in 1993 and Toronto business editor from 1996 until retirement in 2012.
Tina Louise Bomberry, 52, on Feb. 10. The Six Nations actress was best known for her role on CBC TV series North of 60. Bomberry played Rosie Deela on the seriesfor six seasons from 1992-97. Trained at the Centre for Indigenous Theatre and Ryerson University, Bomberry’s career began with a walk-on role in the 1989 movie Where the Spirit Lives. Other screen credits included TV movies Medicine River, Song of Hiawatha, crime drama Blue Murder and the 2005 TV movie Shania, A Life in Eight Albums.