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Monthly Archive for October, 2017

by Simon Little and Niki Reitmayer at Global News: Iconic broadcaster and political commentator Rafe Mair remembered at private service

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As a politician, broadcaster, advocate and speaker of truth to power, Rafe Mair was crucial to the public conversation in B.C. When, just two weeks ago, he died at age 85, the tributes poured out. Rafe left provincial politics for the airwaves, his radio shows reaching people not just in B.C. but across Canada with […]

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Article by Trevor Lautens in North Shore News: Rough Rafe: It was never anything personal Earlier article by Lautens: Bombastic broadcaster recalls talk radio heyday Excerpt: He wore an XXL-size personality and brandished a Napoleonic bravado in attack. (Daring a one-way ticket to Elba?) Always in motion, Rafe kicked up so much dust that his […]

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Jon McComb on Rafe Mair

CKNW broadcaster John McComb salutes his mentor Rafe Mair for unparalleled journalistic excellence and talking publicly about depression.

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Joseph Planta: Remembering Rafe Mair

Rafe is remembered by his friend and former producer Shiral Tobin and former CKNW reporter George Garrett, with clips from interviews he did with host Joseph Planta. Audio clip

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Few people are lucky enough to work with, let alone become close friends with one of their heroes. Over the past decade, I got to ride shotgun with mine: legendary politician, broadcaster and environmental defender Rafe Mair. But on our many road trips around this great province, hosting townhall meetings on pipelines, tankers, hydropower, wild […]

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As we mourn the passing of a legend and dear friend, Rafe Mair’s own word’s in 2011 at his 80th Birthday Roast serve as a fitting goodbye from a man who was ahead of his time and never stopped fighting for the people and environment he loved so dearly. In the coming days and weeks, we […]

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RIP Rafe Mair 1931-2017

Article by David Beers at The Tyee: Rafe Mair: A BC Legend’s Journey of the Soul Rafe left us a final book Jon McComb and Vaughn Palmer on CKNW Story from CBC News: B.C. broadcasting giant Rafe Mair dead at 85 2012 interview with Fanny Kiefer – part 1: Part 2:

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