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Bryan Cantley: 1946 – 2013

Tributes to Bryan Cantley, former Executive Director of the CJA, who passed away in June 2013:

“Bryan has been a friend and colleague to countless Canadian journalists, from students and cub reporters to senior executives, for more than 30 years” – National Newspaper Awards, Canada

“Bryan had a complete and total dedication to Canadian newspapers” – Scott White, Chair of the National Newspaper Awards Board of Governors

“Journalist Bryan Cantley was a champion of Canadian newspapers” – The Globe and Mail (obituary)

“Bryan Cantley, key figure in Canada’s National Newspaper Awards” – Macleans (obituary)

“I don’t know many people who have helped as many journalists as Bryan Cantley” – Steve Buttry, Digital First Media

“Bryan is responsible for training hundreds of journalists across Canada — hundreds who would never have had the opportunity to receive any training if it weren’t for Bryan” – Paul Woods

“The CJA owes this quiet man a great deal for which he never sought nor claimed credit” – Chris Cobb, CJA Vice President

“Everyone who worked with him knew Bryan as a tireless detail man who got things done with minimum fuss and went to bed exhausted many nights when his conferences were brewing.” – Murray Burt, CJA Honorary Treasurer