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B.C. programmer and radio host David Larsen loses battle with cancer

Kelowna's K96.3 (CKKO-FM) will pay tribute Monday morning to former program director and morning show host David Larsen, who lost a battle with cancer...

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Cam Cathcart, 83, on June 5, unexpectedly at home. Cathcart spent 25 years with CBC as a reporter, foreign correspondent, producer, and on-air host....

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Paul Soles, 90, on May 26. Soles’ 70-year broadcast career started with part-time stints at CHLO and CKEY, before landing a full-time position at...

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Jack Schoone, 82, on April 5. Schoone’s first foray into radio was in 1959 following his discharge from the Canadian Armed Forces. He joined...

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Mike Woodworth, 64, on May 14, following complications from a heart attack. Woodworth had a 39-year media career that started at the age of 15...

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Barry John Hamelin, 82, on May 11, of COVID-19. Hamelin started his broadcast career with CKPG Radio & TV in Prince George, BC before...

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Jack Ruttle, 84, on April 29. Ruttle had a nearly 50-year broadcasting career that began in 1956 as a staff announcer at CKBB-AM Barrie,...

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Bruce Yaccato, on April 26, following a long illness. A journalist, writer, and filmmaker, Yaccato wrote for the Toronto Star and National Post, in...

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Margaret Thomson Collier, 88, on April 11. Collier earned her education in Scotland before immigrating to Canada. A champion of Canadian screenwriting, she started...

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Matthew Fisher, 66, on April 10. The son of federal politician and print and broadcast journalist Douglas Fisher, Matthew developed an interest in travel...

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