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Dave Ross, on Sept. 13, after a battle with lung cancer. Known on-air as Mike Austin, Ross started his radio career in the 1970s...

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Rick Ouston, 64, on Aug. 31. Ouston started his journalism career with The Vancouver Sun after graduating from Langara College. One of the highlights...

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Scott Phillips, on Aug. 27, following a sudden illness. Born into the “family” business, Phillips’ father Merv was the Vice-President and General Manager of...

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Richard Gwyn, 86, on Aug. 15, following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Gwyn started his journalism career as a radio reporter in Halifax, moving...

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Benoit Pariseau, 87, on July 25. Pariseau, who defined himself as a Franco public radio influencer in Alberta over his 35-year career, initially went...

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Peter Ray (Rakobowchuk), 71, on Aug. 2, of cancer. After attending Loyola College, Ray started his radio career in 1970 working at commercial stations...

Broadcast News and Canadian Press veteran Peter Ray has died

Former colleagues are remembering veteran journalist Peter Ray (Rakobowchuk), who arguably had one of the most recognizable Broadcast News/Canadian Press sign offs during his...

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Brett Dakin, 46, on July 17. After earning his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Guelph, Dakin went back to school in...

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Don Jackson, on July 12 of cancer. Jackson was a longtime broadcaster and host of syndicated evening radio show "Lovers and Other Strangers" which...

Former CAB president Michael McCabe passes away at age 82

Submitted by Howard Christensen, Publisher Emeritus, Broadcast Dialogue Michael McCabe, a powerful voice for the industry during his tenure as president and CEO of Canadian...

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