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Dan Carson

Dan Carson, 60, on June 27. Heard on Calgary’s Country 105 (CKRY-FM) for three decades, Carson was part of the station’s “Odd Squad” morning team alongside fellow long-serving personalities Robyn Adair, Doug Veronelly, and later Roger Rhodes. Over those three decades, he briefly detoured to the CKO radio network to travel with the Calgary Cannons baseball team, parting ways with Corus Entertainment in 2019. He went on to work for CityNews 660 (CFFR-AM) Calgary, starting in 2020, as a weekend announcer. He had also served as the public address announcer for the Calgary Stampeders for 31 years.

Bob Lockhart

Bob Lockhart, 92, on  June 18 at the Veterans Health Unit in Fredericton. A two-time Mayor of the City of Saint John (‘71-74, ‘80-83), Lockhart started his journalism career at CJCH Halifax, before moving to St. John’s, NL, in 1956, where he gained experience at CJON and VOCM, working in both radio and television. He joined CFBC Saint John as a founding partner in 1961, where he hosted popular call-in show, “Talk of the Town” until 1969. Often covering hot political topics of the day, it opened the door for Lockhart’s foray into politics. As a war correspondent, he covered events in Europe, the Middle East, Vietnam, Bosnia, and Kosovo and was an embedded photojournalist with 3 RCR Battle Group in Afghanistan. In 2001, he accepted an invitation to become a member of the Canadian War Correspondents Association with his photos appearing in Maclean’s, TIME and Egypt Today. Among his industry affiliations, he served as the Atlantic Regional Representative to the board of Broadcast News, served as President of the Atlantic Association of Broadcasters, was an Atlantic Region Director with the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB), and a Director of VoicePrint Broadcasting. Lockhart was named to the CAB Hall of Fame in 2007.

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