Don McCurdy, veteran journalist, former head of Ontario Press Council passes away

Don McCurdy, who for over 33 years he was a reporter, copy editor, Saturday editor, entertainment editor, news editor, assistant managing editor, managing editor and executive editor with the Waterloo Region Record, has passed away. He was 67 years old.

Many friends and former colleagues have had touching things to say about McCurdy.

"His passion for journalism and state of news business was so strong. He cared," wrote Toronto Star public editor Kathy English on Twitter.

You can read more about his extensive career achievements here.