Radio & Television

CBC’s Mary Lou Finlay retires

TORONTO – Veteran CBC journalist Mary Lou Finlay has decided to retire as of November 30th. In a note to staff today, vice-president, radio Jane Chalmers called Finlay “one of our most outstanding journalists and hosts. Finlay (left) has co-hosted As It Happens for eight years and spent many more years with the English networks as a respected journalist and host. “She is ready to leave the rigors and intensity of a daily program in order to have the time to develop her own projects,” wrote Chalmers. “It’s just the right time for me, even though it will be hard...