Sign-Offs

Paul Dalby

Paul Dalby, 73, on Nov. 15. Best known for his time reporting for Global Toronto in the 1980s and early 90s, Dalby got his start in journalism at age 17 working for British magazines Nottingham Observer, Tailor and Cutter, and Men’s Wear Magazine. He went on to write for several newspapers before emigrating to Canada in 1973. He joined the Calgary Herald as a desk editor and reporter before moving on to the Toronto Star, which he joined as a staff writer, in 1975. He moved into television in 1983 and worked with Global Toronto for 13 years. Dalby returned to the UK in 1996 to freelance and work with the Anglia TV network, but returned to Canada two years later where he continued to freelance. In semi-retirement, Dalby contributed to publications including the Toronto Star and Newsweek, and also dabbled in documentary production.

David White

David White, 81, on Nov. 9. White spent 25 years in broadcasting, most of that time as news director at CHSJ and MITV in Saint John, NB. White anchored daily TV newscasts, in addition to hosting weekly news program “Newscope.” He’s also remembered, alongside colleague Gary Murphy, for hosting the annual Empty Stocky Fund and IWK fundraising broadcasts.

William Kyashko

Bill Kyashko, 87, on Nov. 4. Kyashko joined the CBC Vancouver technical department in 1954 and was eventually named to the position of Assistant Manager, TV Technical Services. He retired from the public broadcaster in 1992. 

 


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