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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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Alfie Scopp, 101, on July 24. Scopp’s broadcast career started during WWII while part of the RCAF in Newfoundland at local station CBG-AM. After...

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David Blair, 56, unexpectedly on July 12. Originally from Winnipeg, Blair lived and worked in Toronto and then London, England before settling in Montreal...

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Rod Stephen, 86, on July 7. Stephen began his broadcast career in his hometown of Yorkton, SK at CJGZ in 1954. He went on...

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Warren Barker, 92, on June 15. Originally from Okotoks, AB, Barker’s broadcast career began at CJCA Edmonton in 1947 at the age of 18....

Legendary CKNW news director Warren Barker signs off at 92

Legendary CKNW news director and Canadian Association of Broadcasters' (CAB) Hall of Fame inductee Warren Barker passed away Tuesday. He was 92. Originally from Okotoks,...

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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