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Slaight to get Gold Ribbon


OTTAWA - President and CEO of Standard Broadcasting, Gary Slaight, has been chosen as the recipient of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ 2007 Gold Ribbon Award for Broadcast Excellence. The award honours outstanding service to Canadian private broadcasting, and recognize exceptional human qualities and practical, innovative achievements that reflect a genuine concern for the highest broadcasting standards, says the association. “Gary Slaight is an outstanding broadcaster who has built bridges for the radio industry with communities across the country,” said Glenn O’Farrell, president and CEO of the CAB. “Building on the remarkable legacy of his father, Allan Slaight, Gary led...