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Memorable Manitobans: Léo Rémillard (1918-2008)

Broadcaster.

Born at St. Boniface on 10 May 1918, he was educated at St. Boniface College. His career in radio began in 1946 as one of the first radio announcers to open the new French radio station CKSB, in St. Boniface. He retired as Director of CBC Radio Canada for the Prairie Provinces in 1983. He played in many productions with le Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface and the Cercle Molière. He was the official “godfather” of le Cercle Molière. He died on 8 March 2008. He is commemorated by Léo Rémillard School in Winnipeg.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 10 March 2008.

“Manitobans’ Legacy a Better Province”, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 January 2009, page B2.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 January 2015

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