Comings, goings, and other people news

  • News Media Canada was disappointed to learn of the death of Canadian Member of Parliament Jim Carr earlier this week. Prior to entering public life, Carr worked as a reporter and editor with the Winnipeg Free Press in the early to mid-1990s. He was a good friend of Canadian journalism.
  • The Globe and Mail’s Patrick Brethhour has been promoted to the role of editorial editor. His final Tax and Spend newsletter was published earlier this week.
  • Long-time Toronto Star photographer Jim Wilkes passed away late last month. He was 71 years old.
  • Canadian Press reporter Michael Tutton has been named a recipient of a Nova Scotia Human Rights Award for his work covering issues affecting people with disabilities.