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Lisa LaFlamme out, Omar Sachedina in as chief anchor at CTV National News (updated)


LaFlamme “blindsided” and “shocked” by Bell Media’s decision to end her contract TORONTO — CTV’s long-time chief news anchor and senior editor Lisa LaFlamme is being let go by the network, according to a press release today from Bell Media and a Twitter video (above) posted by LaFlamme herself. “On June 29th, I was informed that Bell Media made a quote ‘business decision’ to end my contract, bringing to a sudden close my long career with CTV News,” LaFlamme said in the video shared with her Twitter followers. “I was blindsided and I’m still shocked and saddened by Bell Media’s...