By Chantal Braganza, Associate Editor

During his interview for the job of executive director of the Ontario Press Council in mid-2010, Don McCurdy suggested something seemingly counterintuitive: dissolve the then-38-year-old organization in favour of creating a national one, which its provincial counterparts across the country might also join.  “My idea was to move forward under one group, one set of guidelines and expectations and a shared code of ethics and practical policies,” said McCurdy, who had previously spent 35 years at the Waterloo Region Record.

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