|Born||Robert Joseph Reguly
19 January 1931
Fort William, Ontario
|Died||24 February 2011
Robert Reguly was born in Fort William, Ontario. He was one of Canada's top news reporters in the 1950s and 1960s. He was at the forefront of the mid-20th century news war between the Toronto Telegram and the Toronto Star.
Reguly won a National Newspaper Award in 1966 for tracking down and interviewing Gerda Munsinger, a German woman at the center of a Canadian political scandal. In 1977, he left the Star to join the staff of the Toronto Sun, where he specialized in investigative pieces on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. In 1981, he left the Sun and became a spokesperson for the Ontario Ministry of the Environment. After his retirement, he became a successful freelance writer, writing mainly for outdoors magazines. In 2001, he was nominated for a Canadian National Magazine Award for an article in Outdoor Canada magazine. His son, Eric Reguly, writes for the The Globe and Mail.
- "Life after the affair - Politics, Sex and Gerda Munsinger". CBC Archives.
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