Friday, January 22, 2016

Val Sears has died

Janice Dickson writes in iPolitics:
"Val Sears, the legendary Toronto Star political reporter and columnist who graced the back of many a campaign plane with his trenchant wit and encyclopedic knowledge of Canadian politics and history, has died.
Sears died Thursday evening at 88. The ringleader of National Press Gallery correspondents in the heyday of print journalism whose coverage continued to set the Ottawa agenda despite the supremacy of television and the advent of the Internet, Sears is being remembered as a class-act with an acid tongue that belied a warm heart."
Full story
Star obit by Jim Coyle
Ron Base obit

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