Stanley Burke

Canadian journalist

Stanley Burke, Jr. (February 8, 1923 – May 28, 2016) was a Canadian television journalist. He was the anchor of CBC Television's The National News from 1966 to 1969. The show was renamed The National after he resigned to launch a public campaign on the Biafran civil war.[1]

Stanley Burke, Jr.
Born(1923-02-08)February 8, 1923
DiedMay 28, 2016(2016-05-28) (aged 93)
Occupationjournalist, news presenter, author
TelevisionThe National

Burke died at the Kingston General Hospital in Kingston, Ontario on May 28, 2016, aged 93.[2]


  1. "Dogboat commander devastated enemy". National Post. Don Mills, Ont. 5 May 1999. p. A16.
  2. "Canadian journalist Stanley Burke dead at 93". Yahoo. May 28, 2016. Retrieved May 29, 2016.

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