CFRB Radio. page Hubbard, Ron, scientologist. Dynamic Principle. Bridge Publication Incorporated. page Macpherson, C. B. Rules for the Rulers . Before CFRB came on the air in Toronto on February 19, , radio stations Sales manager Patrick Hurley left for CJCL to become general. After his early retirement from CFRB in , he continued to contribute “The Way I See It” to the station’s programming until Bob was a contributing editor.

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Wally Crouter followed at 6: Dominion had been a long-time sponsor of some of his broadcasts. Still Ontario’s Family Radio Station. He had retired two years earlier but remained as a consultant to CFRB up cfdb the time of his death. He also filled in on occasion for Betty Kennedy and other talk show hosts. Jack Dennett died August Before the year came to an end, the CBC Board of Governors agreed that in moving from a Class I-A frequency to a Class II frequency and to a new transmitter site, CFRB would be allowed to increase its power to 50, watts from 10, watts “to maintain the present coverage”.

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York police have made an arrest in a historical sexual assault case. Tom McKee passed away 19888 age He broadened sports coverage at CFRB now Newstalkthen the city’s, maybe even the country’s, most listened-to station, by establishing the industry’s first three-man sports department. The first thing the nervous young man did was to ask for a day off to attend a wedding. He got his start inwhen Cfr Hewitt hired him to work hour weekend shifts. Ken Marsden was promotion manager.


CFRB – on your dial. This set-up served the purpose but it was expensive and unreliable. On June 1st, Donald H. He is credited with having developed the first commercial light-socket radio receiver in The site used 93 acres of land and was located on the Lower Middle Road Lakeshore Highway also named18 miles from downtown Toronto.

Charles Adler joined for weekend cffb and news on September Amanda Glew, Hannah Sung, Dr.

Ann Adam of the “Homecrafters”, with variations in recipes and menus. He was president of Standard Broadcasting’s radio division; president of St. The broadcast also featured William S.

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The station used a portable shortwave transmitter to relay the programs from the Ex to the studios. Baker had been with the station over 30 years. CFRB celebrated its 19th anniversary on February He was appointed assistant to the president, W. Rice had been honorary president. Radio stations in Toronto Classical music radio stations in Canada ZoomerMedia radio stations Radio stations established in establishments in Ontario. The Chairman of the Board was J.

Charles Doering moved from the 7: Gordon Sinclair, globe-trotting reporter, writer and newscaster Fred Ursel died at Other program notes of the year: Wayne McLean was hired to replace Bob Bratina. Black brothers acquire Argus Corp. It carried CFRB’s programs. He had been marketing director.


He covered the fabled Canada-USSR hockey series, voiced the radio play-by-play for Toronto Argonauts games for 12 years, and worked as a field-level reporter for CTV’s Canadian Football League broadcasts for 15 years, learning early at games against the Calgary Stampeders to dodge the “Touchdown Horse” that charged wildly down the sidelines whenever the Stamps scored.

She was also a singer with the Percy Faith Orchestra. His sons Ron and Terry think it was because Ron was of draft age. William Ccfrb Stephenson was born on Jan. He always had something new going on, special guests, controversial topics — all with the listener in mind.

John Stall and Barbara Land took over the noon-1 p. Bill Carroll, the 9 a. She was made an Officer of the Order of Canada inand was nominated by Prime Minister Jean Chretien as a Senator from July to her mandatory retirement age of 75 in January Harry 19888 never been in a radio studio and had never been interested in the business, except as a listener – and as a listener, he knew what he liked. One of his new jobs involved the noon newscast on CFRB.

On September 16, Betty Kennedy’s show time changed to The World Tonight 11 pm expanded to an hour. The station would become known simply as “Newstalk ” as well.

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