Showing All of 37 results for "Broadcasters"

Earl Heywood

Earl (Carlyle) Heywood. Country singer-songwriter, guitarist, broadcaster, b near Exeter, north of London, Ont, 12 Mar 1917, d Brussels, Ont, 17 Sep 2006. Known as 'Canada's No. 1 Cowboy Singer,' (or 'No.

Rex Murphy

​Robert Rex Raphael Murphy, commentator, broadcaster, columnist (born March 1947 in Carbonear, NL). An incisive, popular and often polarizing voice in the country’s political landscape, Rex Murphy is one of Canada’s most recognizable pundits.

Red Robinson

​Robert Gordon Robinson, broadcaster, television host (born 30 March 1937 in Comox, BC). A legendary pioneer and icon in Canadian broadcasting, Red Robinson was the first radio disc jockey in the country to regularly play rock ‘n’ roll records, and one of the first in North America.

Michaëlle Jean

Michaëlle Jean, social activist, journalist, documentary filmmaker, governor general and secreatary general of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (born 6 September 1957 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti).

Terry David Mulligan

​Terry David Mulligan, actor, broadcaster, television and radio host, producer (born 30 June 1942 in New Westminster, BC). Terry David Mulligan has been a successful Canadian broadcasting personality for six decades.

Phyllis Webb

Phyllis Webb, OC, poet, broadcaster (born 8 April 1927 in Victoria, BC). An Officer of the Order of Canada and recipient of the Governor General’s Award, Phyllis Webb is a writer of stature in Canadian letters, and a groundbreaking feminist poet.

Don Cherry

Donald Stewart (Don) Cherry, hockey broadcaster, coach, player and team owner (b at Kingston, Ont 5 Feb 1934 ). Hockey coach Don Cherry, whose personality and passion for the game have made Cherry a household name across Canada, is known for his colourful attire and equally colourful commentary.

Rick Mercer

Rick Vincent Mercer, satirist, comedian, screenwriter, actor (born at St John's, NL 17 Oct 1969). The Canadian Parliament's "unofficial opposition," Rick Mercer has parlayed his acerbic wit and voracious interest in politics into a career as one of the foremost political and social commentators of his time.

Kim Mitchell

Joseph Kim Mitchell, guitarist, singer, songwriter, broadcaster (born 10 July 1952 in Sarnia, Ontario). A talented, imaginative rock guitarist and a pop songwriter of considerable craft, Kim Mitchell has been a fixture on the Canadian music scene since the mid-1970s.

Denise Donlon

Denise Anne Donlon, CM, music company executive, broadcast program director, producer, host, (born 22 February 1956 in Toronto, ON). Denise Donlon is one of Canada’s most innovative broadcasters and respected corporate leaders.

Brian Linehan

Brian Richard Linehan, television host, celebrity interviewer (born 3 September 1943 in Hamilton, Ontario; died 4 June 2004 in Toronto, Ontario). When it came to celebrity journalism, Brian Linehan was in a class by himself.

Carlo Rota

Carlo D. Rota, actor, television host (born 17 April 1961 in London, England). Distinguished by his elegant accent and smooth, baritone delivery, Mediterranean looks and air of refinement, Carlo Rota is a successful character actor of Italian descent who is often cast as a Muslim, an erudite professional, or an ethnically ambiguous villain.

David Suzuki

David Takayoshi Suzuki, CC, geneticist, broadcaster, environmental activist (born 24 March 1936 in Vancouver, BC).

Clémence DesRochers

Clémence DesRochers. Monologuist, comedian, singer-songwriter, actress, broadcaster, artist, b Sherbrooke, Que, 23 Nov 1933; honorary doctorate (Sherbrooke) 1994.

Moses Znaimer (Profile)

"Far-fetched nonsense," scoffed The Globe and Mail’s John Doyle, while The Toronto Star’s Greg Quill dismissed him as "an outrageous pompous bore, a self-promoting Big Brother talking down to us all.

Drew Hayden Taylor

Drew Hayden Taylor, playwright, broadcaster, writer (born at Curve Lake First Nation near Peterborough, Ont, 1 July 1962).

Laurier LaPierre

Laurier LaPierre, television personality, author, editor, academic (born at Lac-Mégantic, Qué 21 Nov 1929; died at Ottawa, 17 Dec 2012).

David Suzuki (Interview)

David Suzuki was there to explain to Canadians the grand ambitions of the early space program and our Anik satellites.


David Suzuki (Profile)

On the afternoon of Tuesday, Oct. 9, emergency crews raced to the provincial cabinet offices on the Vancouver waterfront after a receptionist's hands were left tingling from a suspicious powder in a piece of mail.


Hugh Davidson

Hugh Hanson Davidson, administrator, broadcaster, composer, writer (born 27 May 1930 in Montréal, QC; died 14 July 2014 in Victoria, BC).

Peter Charles Newman

Peter Charles Newman, journalist, author, newspaper and magazine editor (b at Vienna, Austria 10 May 1929).

Peter Newman (Interview)

At 75, Peter C. Newman still exercises the powers that have made him Canada's most influential journalist for much of the last five decades.


Moses Znaimer

Moishe Znaimer, OOnt, media executive, promoter, actor (born 1942 in Kulab, Tajikistan). One of Canada’s most ambitious, influential and polarizing media moguls, Moses Znaimer is an innovative pioneer of independent broadcasting in Canada. He is responsible for such Canadian specialty channels as City-TV, MuchMusic, MusiquePlus, MusiMAX, MuchMoreMusic, Bravo, SexTV and VisionTV. He is also president of MZ Media, which operates the Toronto classical music station 96.3FM, and the founder and CEO of ZoomerMedia Limited, a lifestyle and media brand that advocates for the rights of aging Canadians. Znaimer has also been an outspoken supporter of assisted suicide in Canada.

Jeffrey Anderson

Jeffrey (William) Anderson. Radio producer, critic, b Winnipeg 26 Apr 1928; BA (Winnipeg) 1951; M PH history (London) 1960. Though not a practising musician, he studied organ and piano with Hugh Bancroft and became an authority on British composers.

Leonard Walter Brockington

Leonard Walter Brockington, first chairman of the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (b at Cardiff, Wales 6 Apr 1888; d at Toronto 15 Sept 1966).