Carleton University mourns the passing of Tony Westell, the fourth director of the School of Journalism and Communication.
Westhall died April 1, aged 91. He was described as a husband, father, grandfather, dog lover, small-boat sailor, clear thinker, sharp political analyst, lover of nautical fiction of the Aubrey/Maturin and Hornblower varieties, professor, journalist and author.
After a successful career as an Ottawa reporter and political columnist with publications such as the Globe and Mail and the Star, Westhall worked as a teacher and administrator in Carleton’s journalism
and Canadian studies schools.
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