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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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Ray Orchard, 89, on June 19. Orchard’s radio career began at CJVI Victoria in the 1940s, while he was still a teenager. Orchard moved...

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Stuart Smith, 82, on June 10, following a two-year struggle with Lewy body dementia. A former president of the McGill University Student Society and...

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Greg Simpson, 71, on June 10, following a series of strokes. Simpson devoted his life to music early on, starting out managing local bands...

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  Richard Avery, 76, on May 31, in Oshawa, ON after a brief illness. Avery began his career with Broadcast News in 1960, at age 16,...

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David Hayman, 42, on May 19. After graduating from York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Film, Hayman produced several short films, which...

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