About the Author

Bill Trbovich

Bill Trbovich is a retired award winning journalist and communications specialist. The Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario native worked for more than 25 years in broadcasting in both radio and television for CTV, CBC and the Global Television Network. His video production company produced numerous industrial and promotional videos for the Canadian Aerospace Industry. He left broadcasting in 1999 to work as a communications consultant for several of Canada’s major labour unions. He was the Supervisor of Public and Government Affairs for the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and from 2004 until 2019; he was the Canadian Director of Communications for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW).

His long association with Durham began in 1990 when he married Carolynne McKechnie of Durham. In 1992 they purchased a property in nearby Priceville and now reside there after their retirement in 2019.