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CBC newscaster Stanley Burke took up cause of peace

By on June 7, 2016 in Articles with 0 Comments
CBC newscaster Stanley Burke took up cause of peace

Stanley Burke, who died on Saturday of a heart attack at the age of 93, was the first non-announcer to read the CBC’s nightly television newscast. On the night he started, Dec. 11, 1966, the name of the broadcast was changed to The National News. He was a newscaster who had been a reporter and […]

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William Code: Lawyer won victory for police disclosure

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William Code: Lawyer won victory for police disclosure

Over the course of his distinguished 50-year career, William Code’s greatest legal victory was a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada that forced police and prosecutors to share all information with the defence, not just the evidence the Crown was going to use in court. Mr. Code, who died in Calgary this month […]

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