|Born||June 22, 1914
Maguire, Ontario, Canada
|Died||February 12, 1987
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Strange grew up in the farming community of Maguire, where his father had a general store. As a youth, Strange worked in the family store. He had his first experiences with radio singing and playing guitar at a radio station in London, Ontario.
Strange started his broadcast career in Toronto where he joined CFRB in 1943 as a journalist. Strange moved to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1946. He served in a variety of roles for CBC radio and television, including as a host of As It Happens from 1971 to 1973, co-host of Fresh Air for several decades, and commentary on Science Magazine.
- "Cyril Edward "Cy" Strange". FindAGrave.com.
- Finlay, Mary Lou (2009). The As It Happens Files: Radio That May Contain Nuts. Knopf Canada. p. 31.
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