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New Role


bc-hanomansing-nixon-100408.jpgIt is always a big story inside a television station when a news anchor you have worked beside for years suddenly gets a new role.  That's the case now with Ian Hanomansing, who for more than a decade has been, with Gloria Macarenko, the face of CBC News in Vancouver.  He is returning to his first love, as a reporter with the CBC flagship program 'The National'.  Bright, witty, with a professionalism and deep knowledge of almost any subject you care to name, I have long harboured a deep resentment against him.  Kidding!  In fact, Ian is as likeable a colleague as they come and we have spent many hours together in sun-dappled conversation.  But hey, when a guy's going through a career change and I get to do a story about it, I have to have my fun, right?  National Ian icon_video.gif