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Tom Gibney (1936– April 5, 2021) was a television anchor from 1973 to 2007 in Toronto, Ontario. Gibney was evening news anchor at CFTO-TV in Toronto, and also the former host for the Lotto 6/49 draws (which were syndicated to several stations in Canada) until entering semi-retirement. A native of Saskatchewan, he resided in Courtice, Ontario, until his death.
Gibney had been a fixture behind the desk at CFTO-TV in Toronto for well over two decades. The Yorkton, Saskatchewan, native first arrived in Toronto in 1973. On April 6, 2001, Tom entered semi-retirement and in November 2007, officially retired from CTV. Gibney was at the helm of CFTO News for 27 years.
Gibney has an uncredited cameo in the 1976 film Network , playing an announcer at the UBS television network. (The movie's studio scenes were filmed at CFTO.)
Gibney died April 5, 2021, at the age of 84.
The CTV Television Network, commonly known as CTV, is a Canadian English-language terrestrial television network. Launched in 1961 and acquired by BCE Inc. in 2000, CTV is Canada's largest privately owned television network and is now a division of the Bell Media subsidiary of BCE. It is Canada's largest privately or commercially owned network consisting of 22 owned-and-operated stations nationwide and two privately owned affiliates, and has consistently been placed as Canada's top-rated network in total viewers and in key demographics since 2002, after several years trailing the rival Global Television Network in key markets.
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CITY-DT is a television station in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, serving as the flagship station of the Citytv network. It is owned and operated by network parent Rogers Sports & Media alongside Omni Television outlets CFMT-DT and CJMT-DT. The stations share studios at 33 Dundas Street East on Yonge–Dundas Square in downtown Toronto, while CITY-DT's transmitter is located atop the CN Tower.
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CHAN-DT, branded on-air as Global BC, is a television station in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, serving as the West Coast flagship of the Global Television Network. Owned and operated by network parent Corus Entertainment, the station has studios on Enterprise Street in the suburban city of Burnaby, which also houses Global's national news headquarters. Its transmitter is located atop Mount Seymour in the district municipality of North Vancouver.
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Johnny Esaw, CM was a Canadian of Assyrian descent, a sports broadcaster and television network executive. He was a pioneer of sports broadcasting in Canada, best known for his involvement with figure skating, football, and international hockey.
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