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 SIGN-OFFS: Russ Thompson, 82, Jan. 16 of cancer. Born in Montreal, Russ had a 40-year career in Toronto radio and was a well-known TV spokesperson....

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SIGN-OFFS: Kelly Duncan, 84, Dec. 19 at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver. Born in New Zealand, Duncan arrived in Vancouver in 1955 and was...

Broadcasters We Lost In 2016

Remembered for your contributions to the broadcasting industry Gary Russell (Norm Vidler), 67, in White Rock, BC. His 41-year broadcast career began at CKYFM Winnipeg,...

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Bob Moir, 87, Dec. 18 at Humber River Hospital. Moir spent four decades with CBC Sports as an executive producer and commentator. Hailing from...

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 SIGN-OFFS: Alan Thicke, 69, Dec. 14, in Burbank, CA. Born in Kirkland Lake, ON, the actor, writer, producer and composer began his broadcasting career as...

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SIGN-OFFS: Kenneth Haslam, Nov. 17, in Warkworth, ON. Remembered by his colleagues as the CBC “language god” who would rap broadcasters’ knuckles for bad grammar,...

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SIGN-OFFS: Kelly Boyd, in Edmonton, after health struggles during his final years. A longtime general manager with CJOK/CKYX Fort McMurray, Boyd retired in Dec. 2006...

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 SIGN-OFFS: Martin Fossum, 75, died peacefully at home in the Comox Valley on Nov. 10.  Born in Lloydminster, Sask., Martin was a graduate of the...

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SIGN-OFFS: Leonard Cohen, 82, on Nov. 7, peacefully at his home in Los Angeles. The Canadian poet, artist, songwriter and icon attended McGill University in...

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SIGN-OFFS: Frank Peers, 98, former head of CBC Public Affairs, was an academic with a passion for public broadcasting. Upon graduation from the University of...

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