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Allan Slaight, 90, on Sept. 19. Born in Galt, ON, Slaight was the son of a newspaperman who moved the family to Moose Jaw,...

Media mogul Allan Slaight passes at age 90

Media mogul and philanthropist Allan Slaight, the former CEO of Standard Broadcasting and a past president of Global Television and Slaight Communications, has died....

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Norm Macdonald, 61, on Sept. 14, after a private battle with cancer. Born and raised in Quebec City, Macdonald got his start in comedy...

Canadian comedian Norm Macdonald dies at 61

Canadian comedian and former Saturday Night Live "Weekend Update" host Norm Macdonald has died. The 61-year old had been quietly battling cancer for the...

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Bruce Cowie, 83, on Sept. 7 in Kelowna. Cowie’s broadcasting career began in 1953, at age 15, with CKOM Saskatoon. After three years, he...

Former CTV, Harvard Broadcasting VP Bruce Cowie dies at 83

Bruce Cowie, the former Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of CTV and former Vice-President of Harvard Broadcasting, passed away Tuesday in Kelowna. He...

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  Mike Wolowich, 79, unexpectedly on Aug. 23. Wolowich started his broadcast career in 1964 with Thunder Bay Electronics, which later became Thunder Bay Television....

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Lisa Laco, 64, on Aug. 20, after a battle with ALS. Best known for her 23-year run hosting Superior Morning (formerly The Great Northwest) on...

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Wayne Harrett, 60, on Aug. 14, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Harrett started volunteering in community radio in the mid- to late ’80s...

N.S. community radio champion Wayne Harrett loses battle with cancer

Community radio in Nova Scotia has had no greater ambassador than Wayne Harrett. Harrett, the founder, general manager, program director and announcer on 105.9 Seaside...

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