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Edmonds showed how to 'Live It Up!'
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Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Ferenc, Leslie
Date: Sep 14, 2004
Start Page: B.05
Section: News
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Best known to Canadians as the witty co-host of CTV's Live It Up!, a show he created, scripted and produced, Mr. Edmonds began his long, distinguished career on the streets of London, England, where he was born in 1932. At 13, he was a bicycle copy boy at the . He graduated to Fleet Street several years later, working as a reporter at the Daily Express.

In Canada, Mr. Edmonds made a name for himself at publications including the Star and Maclean's, quickly earning a reputation as a hard-nosed investigative reporter. After reports of a mass outbreak of typhoid on a ship moored in Vancouver Harbour, Mr. Edmonds snuck aboard to give a first-hand account of conditions in the cover story in the May, 1970 issue of Maclean's. His last novel, completed days before his death, is a fictionalized account of what happened on that ill-fated ship, daughter [Sarah Edmonds] said in an interview.

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