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Vol 39  No 4
Oct. 12, 2006


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Obituary


Craig Laurence Dobbin

Craig Dobbin, the Newfoundland entrepreneur who founded CHC Helicopters Corp. nearly two decades ago, died Oct. 7 at his home in Beachy Cove, aged 71. Dr. Dobbin founded CHC in 1987. The company now flies in more than 30 countries and considers itself the world’s largest provider of helicopter services to the global offshore oil and gas industry. He was awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree from Memorial University in 2000.

Thomas King

Tom King, retired from the Marine Institute, passed peacefully at the Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, after a courageous nine-year battle with thyroid cancer, age 75 years. Donations in his memory may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation or the Candlelighters Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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