Peter Herrndorf, ‘Renaissance man’ of Canadian journalism and arts, dead at 82

Peter Herrndorf, an influential Canadian journalist and information programmer who later on headed the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, has died at age 82.

Matthew Herrndorf claimed his father died early Saturday early morning surrounded by household at a clinic in Toronto. The trigger was cancer. 

“He experienced a major and consequential and essential existence, and [it’s] really hard to set into text what he meant to us and what he intended to Canada,” Matthew Herrndorf instructed The Canadian Push on Saturday.

Herrndorf joined the CBC in Winnipeg in 1965, finally turning out to be a vice-president, where he helped acquire extended-standing series which includes The Fifth Estate and The Journal.

He later on took on roles as publisher of Toronto Lifetime magazine, as properly as chairman and CEO of TVO.

Then, in 1999, he began a practically-19-12 months tenure as the president and CEO of the Nationwide Arts Centre (NAC), where he also served set up the Nationwide Arts Centre Basis and its Indigenous Theatre Department. 

What tied that assorted and storied profession together was Herrndorf’s passion for storytelling, reported Christopher Deacon, who succeeded Herrndorf as the head of the NAC in 2018. 

“Irrespective of whether it is

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Renaissance BioScience Corp adds AgriBusiness Industry Senior Executive Expertise to Accelerate the Commercialization of its RNA Production and Oral Delivery Platform Technology

Applications in Biopesticide Crop Protection and Animal Health

VANCOUVER, BC, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Renaissance BioScience Corp., a leader in bioengineering for the global agriculture and food industries, is pleased to announce that it has retained the services of S. Brad Griffith to assist Renaissance in commercializing its RNA production and oral delivery platform technology applications for agricultural crop protection, non-agriculture biocontrol and animal health.

Mr. Griffith has more than 30 years’ experience in the agriculture industry and life sciences, much of it at a senior executive level, including leading the global commercial BioAg Alliance, a joint venture of Monsanto and Novozymes representing the largest microbials business in the world at that time. He was most recently Chief Commercial Officer at Compass Minerals, an Overland Park, KS-based NYSE public company. 

Maurice Boucher, Renaissance’s Executive Chair, commented: “Brad’s industry knowledge, strategic vision, and operational implementation capabilities are a perfect fit to maximize the extensive global commercial opportunities for valuable product creation in agricultural crop protection, animal health and biocontrol that the Renaissance RNA platform technology has application for. Renaissance’s technology addresses the need for environmentally friendly agriculture technologies that are effective and affordable. With the help of

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