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Rick Ouston

Rick Ouston, 64, on Aug. 31. Ouston started his journalism career with The Vancouver Sun after graduating from Langara College. One of the highlights of his career was bringing four Nazi war criminals to justice through his investigative reporting, covering the cases right through to their war crimes trials in Europe. Ouston later taught journalism at Langara College, and worked as a reporter and assignment editor with CBC and Global TV. He eventually returned to the Sun as a convergence editor. He also authored two books, Finding Family, which documented his search for the mother who left him in an orphanage at birth, and Getting the Goods, a journalism handbook on navigating B.C.’s information systems.

Linda Moore

Linda Moore, 66, on July 29. Originally from Regina, Moore initially pursued teaching after graduating from the University of Alberta in 1975. She returned to Regina in 1979 to be closer to family, starting her television production career there with CKCK-TV. She went on to a three-decade career in television, joining CBC Sports, working in both Calgary and Toronto, as a television sports producer. The job afforded her the opportunity to travel the world covering multiple Olympic, Commonwealth, and Pan-Am Games; World Cup Skiing; Formula 1; in addition to the NHL and NBA, among other events.