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Cyril Knowlton Nash, O.C., O.Ont. (born November 18, 1927, Toronto, Ontario) was the former and long-serving senior anchor of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's flagship news program, The National. The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, with membership awarded to those who exemplify the Orders Latin motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam, which means, They desire a better country. ... The Order of Ontario is an award given in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years), with 43 remaining. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Motto: Diversity Our Strength Map of Ontario Counties, Toronto being red Area: 641 sq. ... A news anchor (US,Can. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, commonly known by the abbreviation CBC, is Canadas government-owned radio and television broadcaster. ... NewS (NEWS) is a J-pop group from Johnny & Associates, which also produced groups such as SMAP, TOKIO, Kinki Kids and Tackey & Tsubasa. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... The National, now officially known as CBC News: The National, is the CBCs flagship national television newscast. ...


Nash began his career working for The Globe and Mail in the 1940s before becoming an editor with British United Press in Canada. He moved to the United States where he worked as the information officer for the International Federation of Agricultural Producers. In the 1960s, he returned to journalism first as a freelance reporter and then as the CBC's Washington, D.C. correspondent and covered stories for the CBC such as the Cuban missile crisis and the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He then joined the CBC's management as head of news and information programming in 1968, and became anchor of The National following the departure of Peter Kent in 1978. During his tenure, the program expanded from 15 minutes to the first segment of an hourlong news package with The National being followed by The Journal, which featured interviews and documentaries. The Globe and Mail is a large Canadian English language national newspaper based in Toronto. ... // Events and trends The 1940s were seen as a transition period between the radical 1930s and the conservative 1950s, which also leads the period to be divided in two halves: The first half of the decade was dominated by World War II, the widest and most destructive armed conflict in... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Washington, D.C. is the capital city of the United States of America. ... The Cuban Missile Crisis was a tense confrontation between the Soviet Union and the United States over the Soviet deployment of nuclear missiles in Cuba. ... John F. Kennedy The assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the thirty-fifth President of the United States, took place on Friday, November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas, USA at 12:30 PM Central Standard Time (18:30 UTC). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Peter Kent (born in Sussex, England ca. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... The Journal was a popular current affairs newsmagazine on CBC Television from 1982 to 1992. ...


In 1988, Nash offered to retire from his duties at The National in order to keep Peter Mansbridge from accepting an offer to host the morning news at the American network CBS. Nash left his position as CBC News' senior anchor and chief correspondent in 1988, yet remains active in Canadian journalism circles. He hosted various programs on CBC Newsworld in the 1990s. 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Retirement is the status of a worker who has stopped working. ... Peter Mansbridge (born July 6, 1948) is a Canadian journalist and anchor of The National, CBC Televisions flagship nightly newscast. ... CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) is a major television network and radio broadcaster in the United States. ... A journalist is a person who practices journalism. ... Journalism is a discipline of collecting, verifying, analyzing and presenting information gathered regarding current events, including trends, issues and people. ... CBC Newsworld is a 24-hour cable television news channel operated by the CBC. It is available to cable subscribers across the country and broadcasts into over 10 million homes nation-wide, as well as into some northern states in the U.S. It is the worlds third-oldest... // Events and trends The 1990s in its most obvious sense refers to the years 1990 to 1999, but has held a strong influence into the 2000s. ...


In 1988, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, with membership awarded to those who exemplify the Orders Latin motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam, which means, They desire a better country. ...


Nash lives in Toronto with his wife, former CBC personality Lorraine Thomson and their grandsons Jesse and Bob. Since his retirement he has written a number of books, including a history of the CBC.


See also: List of Canadians This is a list of well-known Canadians. ...

  • Order of Canada Citation



Preceded by:
Peter Kent
CBC The National anchor
1978-1988
Followed by:
Peter Mansbridge


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