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Stacey Thompson

Stacey Thompson is the host of a new cross-country, weekday evening show on Stingray’s The Breeze stations in Vancouver, Edmonton and Halifax. Hosted from Toronto, where Thompson is the voice of weekends on boom 97.3 (CHBM-FM), The Evening Breeze will air at 7 p.m. local time, featuring feel good stories and listener dedications. Read the full story here.

Scott Tucker and Maura Grierson

Scott Tucker and Maura Grierson made their return to morning radio Tuesday as Tucker and Maura in the Morning kicked off the relaunch of Corus Radio’s Energy 95.3 (CING-FM), serving Hamilton and Greater Toronto. CING-FM had been branded as 95.3 Fresh Radio since 2015. It previously held the Energy 108 moniker (prior to a 2001 frequency change) from the mid-1990s to 2002. Tucker and Maura most recently co-hosted the Virgin Radio (CKFM-FM) Toronto morning show for the last three and a half years, up until this past November. The station’s revamped lineup also sees former morning show co-host Colleen Rusholme return to the airwaves to host afternoon drive from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. ET; Emily Szabo holds down middays; repackaged highlights from the morning show air from 6 – 7 p.m., followed by Dave Blezard from 7 p.m. – midnight.

Sacha Long

Sacha Long will be the new weekday anchor for CTV London’s CTV News at Six and CTV News at 11, starting Apr. 1. Long has been with CTV News for 18 years as a reporter, anchor, and producer in Windsor, ON. Since moving to London last September, she’s been serving as a reporter and fill-in anchor for weekend newscasts. Long takes over from Camille Ross, who recently announced she’ll be moving to Kitchener next month.

Ceilidh Millar

Ceilidh Millar, CHEK-TV Victoria’s weekend weather anchor, community reporter and host of “CHEK Around” is leaving the station for a position with Global News Regina. Millar had been with CHEK the last two and a half years. Watch her signoff here.

Farhan Lalji

Farhan Lalji has been named as the new host of the B.C. Lions pre and post-game show on TSN 1040 (CKST-AM) Vancouver. Lalji has been with TSN since 1997.

Stephen Keppler

Stephen Keppler has left Edmonton for 101.5 EZ Rock (CILK-FM) Kelowna to host afternoons, in addition to voice-tracking the midday shows on several other iHeartRadio stations. Keppler had been with 92.5 Fresh Radio and 92.5 The Chuck (CKNG-FM) since 2015.  

Tamara Taggart

Tamara Taggart, former CTV Vancouver news anchor, has won the federal Liberal nomination in Vancouver-Kingsway. NDP health critic Don Davies has held the riding since 2008.

Christiane Asselin

Christiane Asselin, senior director, Multiscreen Content and Programming, ICI TOU.TV and Youth, CBC/Radio-Canada French Services, and Monika Ille, executive director of Programming and Scheduling, APTN, are the newest Youth Media Alliance (YMA) board members. They take over from Ira Levy, executive producer, Breakthrough Entertainment, and Madeleine Lévesque, independent producer and executive director, Alliance Quebec Animation.

Elyse Skura

Elyse Skura has left CBC Ottawa for Tokyo to do a two-year secondment with broadcaster NHK. Skura has been with CBC off and on since 2012, most recently as a social media editor and associate producer, digital.

Grant Biebrick

Grant Biebrick is joining Pippin Technical Service Ltd.’s Sales and Marketing department. Biebrick was most recently program director at 620 CKRM Regina, but transitioned out of his role last spring to be closer to family in Saskatoon. He’d been with Harvard Broadcasting since 2011.

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