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JR Shaw, 85, on Mar. 23. The founder and Executive Chair of Shaw Communications, JR Shaw developed an interest in television during his youth...

Shaw Communications founder JR Shaw dies at age 85

JR Shaw, the founder and Executive Chair of Shaw Communications, has died. He was 85. In a release, the company said Shaw passed away peacefully...

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Vern McNair, 91, on Mar. 11. Raised on a farm near Shoal Lake, MB, McNair was a pioneer in Canadian farm broadcasting. Starting his career...

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Earl Pomerantz, 75, on Mar. 7 in Los Angeles. Hailing from Toronto, Pomerantz wrote a weekly column for the Toronto Telegram in the late...

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Bill Evanov, 77, on Feb. 28. The son of Bulgarian immigrants, the Evanov Radio Group and Dufferin Communications President and CEO started his radio career...

Independent radio pioneer Bill Evanov dead at 77

Bill Evanov, President and CEO of the Evanov Radio Group and Dufferin Communications, died on Friday. He was 77. The son of Bulgarian immigrants, Evanov's...

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Gary Michaels, 77, on Feb. 26. Born Gary Zahab, Michaels grew up on Ottawa’s Fairmont Avenue above the busy family business, George’s Corner Store....

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David Humiski, 65, on Feb. 5. Humiski grew up in Manitoba, moving to Toronto in 1982 where he was hired as a director at multicultural...

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Christie Blatchford, 68, on Feb. 12, of cancer. Blatchford was born in Rouyn-Noranda in northwestern Quebec, moving to Toronto with her family while in high...

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Kevin Horner, 60, suddenly on Feb. 2. A graduate of SAIT’s Class of 1987, Horner started with CTV Calgary (CFCN) part-time while still a...
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