CBC Radio One Maritimes 'Weekend Morning' Host Stan Carew Dies
July 7, 2015 at 4:00 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of CBC RADIO ONE MARITIMES "WEEKEND MORNING" host STAN CAREW, who died MONDAY (7/6) at 64. CAREW, who recently announced that he would retire from the radio show on SEPTEMBER 27th, was found dead at his HALIFAX home; he had been suffering from health problems.
CAREW started his career at CHNS-A/HALIFAX in 1968, and he worked at stations in several MARITIMES cities and at CKWW-A/WINDSOR, ON before joining the CBC at SAINT JOHN, NB in 1979. He then spent seven years for the network in TORONTO on CBL-A hosting METRO MORNING, RADIO NOON, and THE AFTERNOON SHOW and on the network for PRIME TIME and THE ENTERTAINERS. Returning to HALIFAX, he was named host of WEEKEND MORNINGS in 1997.
CAREW was also a musician and songwriter with his band THE MAGPIES, acted in several TV and movie productions including "TRAILER PARK BOYS," and was the announcer for CBC TV's satirical series "THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES."