Pierre Martineau, 67, on Sept. 13. Martineau arrived at Radio-Canada Colombie-Britannique in 1971, spending 30 years as a reporter, anchor and host in Vancouver. Well-known in the press pool for his distinctive hat, cigarette, and fearless questions, Martineau retired from the CBC in Aug. 2018. Watch CBC Vancouver’s tribute to Martineau here.
Sharryn Graham, 69, of cancer. Graham’s radio career included stops at LG73 (CKLG-AM), KISS FM (CKKS-FM), Mountain FM (CISQ-FM) Squamish. In 1986, she was chosen as the morning co-host as part of the on-air team that launched JR Country (CJJR-FM), alongside Frank Callaghan. She was awarded On-Air Personality of the Year by the BC Country Music Association in 1995. Post-radio, Graham became a corporate trainer and career counsellor and founded a charity to assist Ugandan refugees settling in Metro Vancouver.
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