Former Prince George, BC Host Ben Meisner Battling Cancer In Winnipeg Hospital
March 30, 2015 at 3:55 AM (PT)
Longtime former CKPG-A (now CKDV)/PRINCE GEORGE, BC talk host and commentator BEN MEISNER is ill in a WINNIPEG hospital where he is battling cancer, reports 250 NEWS, the PRINCE GEORGE-based news website he founded and serves as President.
MEISNER, 76, took ill while on an ice fishing vacation on LAKE DAUPHIN and was rushed to WINNIPEG. The report describes the cancer as "a life threatening illness" and the prognosis "not positive."
MEISNER filed a statement saying that his priority is to get back to PRINCE GEORGE, saying, "That is my town, and I owe so much to that community which has supported me all these years, and which has been offering support these last few days since word of my illness became known."