One of the great privileges of my career has been to meet so many people and hear their stories. It’s fun to meet the rich and famous, sure, but it’s the ordinary folks fighting various battles who have made the most impact on me. As Amanda Marshall sings, “Everybody’s got a story that could break …
Ken and I were invited to join the official Lighting of the Lights at Victoria Park this year, as co-emcees with our colleague, CTV’s Nick Paparella. Nick has done it for so many years that we pretty much rode his coat tails through the program of live music and a couple of short speeches.
This steams me like Marilyn Monroe’s butt over a sewer grate. And although it happened one week ago, my outrage has only grown.
Next week is Bullying Awareness Week and to prepare, all of the radio morning shows in the city took the Pledge Against Bullying a couple of weeks ago. The promos are now running on CTV here.
CTV in Kitchener came out and did a live broadcast from the show, as it was being set up. Meteorologist Ross Hull did his weather stuff while sitting on or standing near various bikes and he interviewed Derek, who tried to bribe him to bring good weather for the weekend!
London has exactly one television station. Yup. One.