The Visionaires and Pioneers

The Visionaries & Pioneers
In order of appearance agove: James Tennant Miller, Eileen Forbom, Gary Duguay, George Lund, George Miller, W.B. (William Bell) Plaunt Sr., William Edge Mason, W.B. (Bill) Plaunt Jr., J. Conrad Lavigne, Ralph Connor, Félix Baxter Ricard, Judge James Maxwell Cooper, Wilbur J. “Wilf” Woodill, Larry Gavin

The Sudbury area broadcast pioneers were people with remarkable foresight and vision, matched with determination and a tenacious will to bring radio and television to the north. In recognition of their unrelenting efforts and unprecedented accomplishments we celebrate these individuals and recognize each as playing a vital part in contributing to the birth of broadcasting in Sudbury, Ontario.