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Former CBC sound technician Danny Leduc, right, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, in 2017 ahead of his retirement after 30 years on the Hill. Mr. Leduc died on Feb. 8 at the age of 66. Photographs courtesy of Twitter
Danny Leduc, who worked as a CBC sound and video technician for 30 years, died on Feb. 8. He was 66.
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A former CSIS analyst says the RCMP had a ‘strong case’ against journalist Ben Makuch, but the vice-president of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression says the ruling will ‘hurt the institution of journalism.'
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