Knowlton Nash, one of Canada’s best known journalist and former longtime anchor of the CBC’s The National has died.
Nash was born in Toronto in 1927 and had the journalist bug at the age of 8. Fast forward a few decades and he was covering major events for the CBC. After a years covering major world events from the field, Nash was named the main anchor for the flagship Canadian newscast, The National on CBC Television in 1978. He handed the job to Peter Mansbridge a decade later.
Nash died in Toronto on Saturday. He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2002.
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