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In Memory of Farley Mowat, 1921 - 2014

Farley Mowat dead at 92

Award-winning author was also a noted environmentalist

CBC News

Farley Mowat, one of Canada's best-known authors and a noted environmentalist, has died at age 92. 

Mary Shaw-Rimmington, the author's assistant, confirmed his passing to CBC News on Wednesday afternoon. Mowat died at his home in Port Hope, Ont.

  • Author and environmentalist Farley Mowat has died at age 92. He poses here during the filming of the 1989 CBC documentary Sea of Slaughter, based on Mowat’s book of the same name, which describes the wasteful destruction of wildlife on Canada’s east coast. 

Mowat, author of dozens of works including Lost in the Barrens and Never Cry Wolf, introduced Canada to readers around the world and shared everything from his time abroad during the Second World War, to his travels in the North and his concern for the deteriorating environment.

See the full article (which includes video and audio clips) on CBC.