Renowned Toronto Star business writer Alastair Dow dies at 77

Former Toronto Star business writer and political editor Alastair Dow died last week at age 77. Dow began his journalism career at the Toronto Telegram and later went on to work at the Globe and Mail before joining the Star in 1960.

He earned two National Business Writing Awards while working as the paper’s business editor and served on the Ontario Press Council from 1972 to 1977.

He left the paper in 1980 but continued writing columns on a freelance basis.

Source: Toronto Star